Thursday, October 2, 2014

NC STATE University - College of Education Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Science Education

Note: **This job posting has been revised to be open rank**

The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education at NC State seeks an innovative scholar to join our faculty as a science education teacher and scholar. The successful candidate will join five Science Education faculty members. He or she should show commitment to diversity, social justice and collegial leadership. An established record of scholarship and external funding sufficient for appointment as an assistant, associate, or full professor in the department is required. We seek applicants and nominations from those who have experience teaching, mentoring graduate students, and externally funded research in science education.

Job Duties
Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in science education; Recruit and mentor graduate students; Continue a program of well established and focused research and related publications; Continue participation in externally funded projects; Provide service and leadership to the program area, department, college, university, and professional organizations; Participate in outreach and engagement; Collaborate with faculty within the college and across the university.

Minimum Requirements
Doctorate in science education or equivalent; well-established and sustained record of scholarship and external funding; established  record for exemplary teaching and advising; record of leadership in Science Education with national and international visibility; experience with teacher education and outreach; minimum of three years teaching experience in middle or high school.

Application Materials
Please submit a letter of interest along with a curriculum vita and names and contact information for three references. Review of candidates will begin October 31, 2014 and continue until the position is filled, with a projected start date of August 16, 2015.
To complete the application process please visit
Address questions to Dr. Eric Wiebe, Professor and Chair of the search at

General Information
The Department of STEM Education has approximately 375 undergraduates and more than 115 graduate students in masters and doctoral programs. Faculty in STEM Ed currently direct approximately $15 million in sponsored projects. STEM Ed is one of four departments in the College of Education and has close ties with other units in mathematics, engineering, computer science and science. NC State is a land grant institution with Carnegie Foundation status of RU/VH (Research University/very high research activity) serving more than 30,000 students. Please see for more information about the department.
NC State is located in Raleigh, NC at the heart of the Research Triangle. This region has a mild climate, major universities, close proximity to Research Triangle Park, SAS Institute and other major intellectual and cultural resources. The region boasts an active corporate community interested in education, particularly in STEM fields, and allows for easy access to the beaches and mountains of North Carolina. Wake County boasts a nationally recognized school system.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date. NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.