Position: The Department of Physical Sciences seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in science education.
Description: The Department of Physical Sciences at Emporia State University seeks candidates for the position of Assistant Professor. The Department of Physical Sciences (Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics and Physical Sciences Education) provides educational experiences ranging from individual courses to pre-professional programs, certificate programs, baccalaureate degrees, and graduate degrees.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach science teacher preparation courses and courses in the candidate’s area of expertise (either in earth science or physics). The successful candidate will also participate in active research projects involving undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for observing and evaluating student teachers at regional schools.
Qualifications: Applicants for the position will have an earned doctorate in science education, or doctoral degree in physics/earth science with experience in Physics education, or Earth science education. It is desirable to have experience evaluating secondary-level pre-service teachers in physical sciences.
Application procedure: To apply, send a letter of application, CV, unofficial transcripts, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a brief summary of proposed research, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Claudia Aguirre-Mendez, Campus Box 4030, Emporia State University, 1 Kellogg Circle, Emporia, KS 66801-5087 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening will begin December 9, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required.
Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.