The Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geosciences seeks a tenure-track
assistant professor beginning fall 2009. Candidates are expected to have
either (1) a doctorate in science education, or (2) a doctorate in the
physical, earth, or space sciences and extensive experience in science
education. (A candidate who is ABD will be considered if the degree is
completed by February 1, 2010.) There are two positions:
The successful candidate will be able to teach science content, field
experience, and methods courses for elementary and/or early childhood
education majors. The person is also expected to be involved in education
research and in professional development activities for teachers in the
metropolitan Baltimore area.
The successful candidate will be able to teach methods courses for secondary
science education majors, teach content courses in his or her field,
supervise secondary student teachers and MAT students, and coordinate and
expand Towson¹s existing secondary science program. The person is also
expected to be involved in education research and in professional
development activities for teachers in the metropolitan Baltimore area.
In addition, successful candidates will be
eligible after one year at Towson to compete with other junior faculty for a
three-year appointment as a Jess Fisher Endowed Chair in the Physical and
Biological Sciences. The position is housed in the Department of Physics,
Astronomy and Geosciences. The person filling this position would be
joining three other elementary science faculty members in the department.
Apply by sending a cover letter, a summary of your teaching philosophy and
research goals, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to the
address below. In your cover letter, please highlight your science
education experience at the K-6 level.
More information at http://www.towson.edu/odeo/employmentatTU/2226.asp