Friday, September 19, 2008

Science Ed at the College of New Jersey

The School of Education of TCNJ seeks candidates for a tenure-track position, assistant professor rank preferred. The successful candidate will have an expertise in the preparation of exemplary science teachers in secondary education settings, with a preference given to candidates with expertise in the physical sciences. Responsibilities will include, teaching science methods courses, supervision of field experiences, and advising and mentoring students. It is expected that the candidate will be open and willing and able to collaborate with faculty in the School of Education and the School of Science.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in science education or a closely related field (A.B.D. will be considered if the candidate demonstrates evidence of advanced progress on and a clear plan for timely completion of the dissertation), appropriate teaching experience in P-12 schools, a well-developed program of research, and demonstrated skills in working collaboratively with colleagues in various disciplines.

The College of New Jersey is a highly selective, comprehensive, residential institution recognized as one of the outstanding public colleges in the country. Located in suburban Ewing Township, NJ, the College enrolls approximately 5,800 undergraduate and 900 graduate students. Its offerings in teacher education include bachelor's degrees in elementary, secondary, and special education, 5-year BA/MAT programs, and several stand-alone masters and postmasters program.

Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Jacqueline Norris, Chair, Department of Educational Administration and Secondary Education, , The College of New Jersey, P. O. Box 7718, Ewing, NJ 08628-0718, or at Sample publications representative of applicant's scholarly work may also be submitted. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration, applications should be received by October 30, 2008.

A second position located in the Department of Biology with a focus on secondary science pedagogy is also available. Details about this position can be found at:

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