Friday, October 10, 2014

Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education-University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's College of Sciences

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's College of Sciences seeks Assistant / Associate Professor of Science Education beginning in August 2015. UMHB seeks faculty who are active Christians and dedicated teacher-scholars to prepare students for leadership, service, and faith-informed discernment in a global society. The College of Sciences collaborates with the College of Education to provide content and pedagogical instruction in single and multi-subject secondary science education, and science content training for elementary and middle level education. UMHB is conveniently located in Belton, an historic town of 18,000 in the heart of central Texas. Excellent schools, abundant cultural and recreational opportunities, and a high quality of life are hallmarks of the local community.

Faculty Responsibilities: Activities required of all faculty include exemplary teaching; curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation; student advising; possible evening and web course development; professional attainment; recruitment and retention activities; and service to the department, college, university, and community. While primarily a teaching institution, UMHB recognizes and rewards research, publication, and other forms of scholarly attainment.
Specific Responsibilities: We are seeking an individual who can teach content courses in a natural science discipline represented at UMHB (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, Environmental Science), and also can assist with science education curriculum development and instruction. Full-time faculty members typically teach 12-14 hours per semester with three course preparations. In addition, the position will work closely with the College of Education to insure that all science education students are fully prepared for state licensure at the time of graduation.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in science education with 18 hours of graduate level coursework in a natural science discipline represented at UMHB (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Science, Environmental Science). ABD will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates that possess a current teaching license in secondary science or can provide evidence of science teaching experience at the secondary level. Tenure track requires terminal degree in hand. A proven record of scholarly activities (including but not limited to publications and scientific presentations, with grant writing a plus), a minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience, a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching (including innovative lectures and labs), excellent oral and written communication skills, a dedication to professional attainment, the demonstrated ability to utilize instructional technology in the classroom, collegiality, and commitment to quality improvement are essential. Must be an active, committed Christian.

Salaries & Benefits: Competitive salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits including Day One medical and dental insurance for employees, retirement plan with match and UMHB tuition benefits for employees and their dependents.

TO APPLY: Please submit a completed UMHB employment application along with cover letter, CV, transcript copies and evidence of quality teaching performance to (Resources, Employment) or by mail to UMHB Human Resources, 900 College Street, Belton, TX. 76513. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Application Information

Postal Address:

Human Resources
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
900 College Street
UMHB Box 8020
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: 254-295-4527
Fax: 254-295-4250
Online App. Form: