Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Director Position, Mathematics and Science Teaching Institute, University of Northern Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado is seeking a leader in science and mathematics education to serve as the next Director of the Mathematics and Science Teaching (MAST) Institute. Founded in 1987, the MAST Institute is dedicated to improving the quality of P-20 science and mathematics education through research and professional development opportunities. We are seeking an individual who, as a leader in science and mathematics education, can provide leadership and vision to advance the Institute’s standing as a national leader in science and mathematics education research and programming.

The ideal person for this position is an individual with experience in research, policy, practice and advocacy for evidence-based teaching and learning in the STEM disciplines and who has a distinguished record of achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service sufficient to warrant appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor in Biological Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Physics & Astronomy, or Mathematical Sciences. Extensive experience in securing and administering grants and sponsored contracts funded through federal programs, corporations and/or foundations as well as documented experience and effectiveness in collaborating with P-20 educators and administrators and/or with higher education personnel on scholarly and outreach projects that promote formal and informal learning opportunities are also required. For full consideration, applications should be submitted prior to December 7, 2015.

A complete position description and full list of the minimum qualifications are provided online at: https://careers.unco.edu/postings/646.