Saturday, October 11, 2014

FT at University of Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado
Full-time Faculty Position
Physics/Science Education
This is a nine-month, full-time, contract-renewable position in the Department of Physics and Astronomy beginning Fall 2015. UNC is the leading STEM teacher preparation institution in Colorado, and the department offers an undergraduate degree option in secondary teaching. The successful candidate will mentor student teachers, teach methods courses for science education majors, as well as teach courses for non-science majors and lower-level physics courses. Demonstrated excellence in teaching is expected, and experience in secondary education highly desired.  The department also has an active undergraduate research program; the successful candidate may choose to be involved in this effort. At minimum, a master's degree in physics or a master's degree in science education with significant graduate coursework in physics is required and must be awarded by 8/17/2015. The full vacancy announcement and application instructions are available at:  Screening of applications begins December 12th, 2014 and continues until the position is filled. The University is an AAEO employer.
The University of Northern Colorado is a Doctoral/Research University enrolling 13,000+ graduate and undergraduate students. The University, founded in 1889, is located in the City of Greeley, which has a growing population of 95,000. Greeley is an hour north of Denver and 30 miles east of the Rocky Mountains. Further information about UNC and Greeley is available at Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and Spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants.