Wednesday, October 21, 2015

TT in STEM Education, Texas State

Assistant Professor, STEM Education
Job Posting #:
Review Date:
January 15, 2016
Appointment Date:
Fall 2016

Position Description  
Texas State University, a Hispanic serving institution (HSI) and Emerging Research Institution, seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education, beginning Fall 2016.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: maintaining a clear research agenda and a strong record of scholarly activities in STEM education leading to presentations and publications; teaching undergraduate and graduate STEM education content courses; and engaging in service to the profession, department, university, and community.
  • Earned doctorate in STEM Education, or a related field, focusing on education in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics by hiring date
  • Demonstrated potential for working successfully with culturally and linguistically diverse student populations
  • A minimum of three (3) years teaching experience at the secondary school level or equivalent
  • Evidence of the ability to establish and sustain a strong research agenda in STEM education as evidenced by publications, presentations, grants, etc.
  • Knowledge of national standards, trends and research-based practices in STEM education
  • Demonstrated excellence in applying STEM education research and theory
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching STEM education courses at the university level
  • A record of three (3) or more years K-12 STEM teaching experience
  • Professional experience in integrated approaches to STEM education
  • Demonstrated potential for national leadership and advocacy in STEM education
  • Evidence of successful collaboration with university and/or public school colleagues within a diverse environment
  • Evidence of ability to cultivate and maintain public school and community partnerships
  • Demonstration of the potential for service at the department, college, and/or university levels
Application Procedures
To apply, send (1) a letter of interest that addresses your philosophy of STEM education, your research agenda, and your experiences in relation to each of the required and preferred qualifications sections in the posting; (2) a relevant scholarly writing sample; (3) official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (note: applicants may submit unofficial copies of transcripts with the application; the individual who is offered the position must submit official transcripts prior to hiring); (4) three letters of reference; (5) a curriculum vitae that includes all degrees and certifications, all professional experience, a list of courses taught, scholarship, and a list of three professional references with names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers; and (6) the completed Texas State Faculty Employment Application available at
To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 15, 2016. Send materials electronically to Naomi Wilson at  Official transcripts should be mailed to the following address:
Ms. Naomi Wilson
Texas State University
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.