Wednesday, November 26, 2008

TT at American University

The School of Education, Teaching and Health in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Teacher Education, with a Science Focus, and a start date of fall 2009. Qualified candidates will have a doctorate, at least three years of K-12 teaching, and experience in higher education teaching. Training in qualitative and quantitative evaluation is desired. Evidence of scholarly ability and potential is required. Expertise related to working with diverse learners and issues of social justice and equity, and experience with new technologies is highly desirable.

The Search Committee is currently reviewing proposals and encourages applications by or before January 31, 2009. American University is an AA/EEO employer, committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. American University is seeking highly dedicated teachers and scholars who are deeply committed to interdisciplinary learning, the application of new technologies in teaching and scholarship, and to the preparation of students for life in a diverse and rapidly changing global society.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., and three letters of reference to Dr. Vivian Vasquez, Chair Search Committee, School of Education, Teaching, and Health, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20016.

TT at North Dakota State


POTENTIAL FIELDS: Chemistry, Geology, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

CLOSING DATE: Screening will begin December 1, 2008, and remain open until the position is filled.

DESCRIPTION: North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment to begin August, 2009. We seek applicants whose primary research interests focus on STEM education at the higher education level. The successful applicant will join a group of core faculty in a new STEM Education PhD program whose areas of research include mathematics, chemistry, biology, physics, geology, and science education. Contact information for the core faculty is available from Donald Schwert, Program Director.

The successful candidate:
•will have a tenure home within a department of the College of Science & Mathematics (80% appointment), with a cross-appointment (20%) in the School of Education.
•will conduct discipline-based research, teach discipline-specific courses, and mentor PhD students in discipline-based educational research.
•will serve as member of the core faculty for a developing, interdisciplinary PhD program in STEM Education.
•will develop and contribute to an externally funded research program that includes funded opportunities for PhD students.
Additional duties will vary depending on departmental placement and rank, university and academic unit education needs, and the candidate's experience and interest.

• A completed PhD in a STEM discipline or in a STEM Education field by the time of appointment.
• Graduate-level coursework in Education, or related experiences.
• A demonstrated educational research focus within the STEM discipline.
• Ability to teach discipline-specific courses at both the upper-level undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Strong English oral and written communication skills.
An advanced appointment requires a substantial record of scholarship, success in obtaining and leading funded research projects, and a pattern leading to national leadership in STEM education.

• Experience supervising/coordinating the research activities of students.
• Experience with the process of obtaining external support.
• Classroom teaching experience.
• Emergent record of scholarly publication.


CONTACT INFORMATION: Dr. Donald P. Schwert, Chair, STEM PhD Search Committee, Family Life Center 314E, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105-6050, E-mail:, Tel.: 701.231.7496

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Faculty at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, KFUPM is a supreme University in the Middle East. KFUPM was established on 23 September 1963. Currently, the University enrollment is more than 10,000 students. KFUPM is an institution of higher learning committed to preparing professionals empowered with the knowledge, skills, values and confidence to take a leadership role in the development of the Saudi Kingdom. Qualified Applicants are invited to join the Preparatory Year Program at KFUPM starting on February or September of 2009. This program aims at preparing newly admitted students for their undergraduate studies at the University, leading to a B.Sc. degree in Science, Engineering, or Industrial Management. Basically, to improve students’ English language proficiency with emphasis on scientific, technical, and business applications as well as to reinforce their knowledge of mathematical and analytical techniques through the medium of English. For more information about this program, refer to

We are looking for highly qualified, energetic, adaptable, and experienced men to teach science (physics/chemistry/earth science) courses at the preparatory level. Successful candidates will be fully committed to instructing and supporting fresh students enrolled in the Prep Year Program. Minimum Qualifications: M.Sc. in Science (preferably physics) or Education and three years of teaching at college/undergraduate level. Only male applicants will be considered.

To Apply : Send (preferably by e-mail) cover letter, detailed resume, completed KFUPM application form with copies of credentials (academic degrees & transcript/s) and three referees to the following address :

Dean of Faculty & Personnel Affairs
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261, Saudi Arabia
Fax: +966-3-860-2429 or 860-2442

To download the KFUPM Application Form, Click on the link
Please quote DEPT. reference no.PYP-091 in your initial application

Monday, November 24, 2008

TT at Brigham Young

Faculty-Teacher Education (Math or Science)

Applicants must have
- an earned doctorate degree with specialization in mathematics education or science education from an accredited university
- successful experience as a public school teacher
- evidence of promise of successful university teaching with undergraduate students
- commitment to collaboration with colleagues, other university faculty members, and public school personnel
- evidence of, and commitment to, research and publication in professional, peer-reviewed venues
- evidence of ability to supervise and mentor preservice and inservice teachers
- active involvement in state, regional, and national professional organizations
- commitment to using and applying appropriate computer- centered technologies in teaching and learning
- understanding and commitment to the moral dimensions of teaching

Please complete an online application, attach current CV, cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, and contact information for three references. More information at, posting #080548

Direct questions to Dr. Eula Monroe at

Two TT at South Texas College

South Texas College is a comprehensive institution, which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College. The hires will be in the Math and Science division at the tenure-track instructor level. There are two positions: physics (# 2010 – 3038) and physical science (# 2010 – 3037). Both hires are pending budget approval.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Mastery of Subject Matter:
2. Teaching Performance:
3. Evaluation of Student Learning:
4. Support of College Policies and Procedures:
5. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities:
6. Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs:

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Must possess appropriate academic preparation
2. Must be able to provide official transcripts and/if transcripts are earned from a foreign teaching institution, then must be able to provide an evaluation indicating that this education is equivalent to or beyond the qualifications required. This evaluation must be from an approved evaluation service
3. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent interpersonal skills
4. Excellent organizational skills
5. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in a diverse, multi-cultural student population
6. Commitment to the College philosophy of education

Education must meet the requirements as mandated by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools for the appropriate field of study and degrees awarded at this institution. Each department displays the specific requirements for each position.
* Masters degree from an accredited institution.
* Credentials must meet requirements of 18 graduate hours in discipline.

Submit 1) letter of application, 2) STC application, 3) resume (no personal information please), 4)
copies of transcripts (official transcripts required BEFORE assignment begins) and 5) list of five
professional references with addresses and phone numbers to the address below. Please note that
only complete application packets will be forwarded to the Search Committee.

PO BOX 9701
McAllen, TX 78502

TT at Delta College

Delta College is a responsive, dynamic community college. We educate, inspire, challenge and support a diverse community of learners to achieve academic, professional and personal excellence. We are our communities' first choice to learn, work and grow. We are a diverse learning-centered community that values excellence, teamwork, respect, leadership, integrity and innovation. If you share these values, we invite you to consider Delta College; it's a great place to work and learn.

Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Delta College.
Focus on supporting and assessing student learning and academic achievement.
Continually develop appropriate innovation in learning and teaching to meet diverse learning styles and needs of students.
Collaborate voluntarily and energetically with colleagues in the academic discipline and with other faculty colleagues to develop effective learning experiences for a diverse student body.
Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of diversity based on the college statement on diversity
Integrate international and intercultural experiences in the College, community, and curriculum.
Serve the community through outreach activities.
Make effective use of appropriate technology in the performance of the listed responsibilities and accountabilities.
Participate fully in shared governance as a full member of the academic community.
Teach at least 30 equated credit hours annually in a variety of settings including day, evening, weekend, on campus, and off campus.
Commit to ongoing educational and professional growth.
Engage fully in course, discipline, and program development.


Teach courses in the physics discipline that includes physics, physical science, and astronomy. Evening, weekend, and off-campus center teaching in multicultural settings may be required. Participation in division and college governance and demonstration of ongoing educational professional growth are expected.

Master’s Degree in Physics or related area complete by May, 2009 (with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in Physics) from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning.
Demonstrated currency in Physics Education or Physics.
Ability to teach using a variety of formats including the use of technology as a learning tool.
Demonstrated professional goal of Physics Education.
Demonstrated ongoing and current professional growth.

Recent experience in teaching introductory physics, astronomy, and/or physical science in an active engagement environment.
Ability to teach non-science majors that are mathematically under-prepared
Substantive multicultural experience (for example: urban community service, academic course work in minority or foreign language studies, or teaching experiences with minority students).
Ability to teach in a variety of formats, including online.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Complete an on-line application and attach a cover letter with position title, resume, three current letters of professional references, copy of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire) and/or certifications and licenses. The position remains open until filled.

More information at Delta's job site

TT at Bunker Hill Community College

Instructor is responsible for teaching Physics and Engineering courses. Assist in coordinating an Engineering transfer program, and developing new Physics and Engineering courses, as needed.
·Teach introductory courses in physics and engineering.
·Design and coordinate laboratory activities for physics and engineering courses.
·Assist with the requisition of laboratory supplies and equipment.
·Assist with the coordination of the engineering transfer program, including establishing and maintaining contacts with feeder high schools, transfer institutions, and industry representatives.
·Assist in the creation and support of an Engineering Advisory Committee.
·Serve as advisor for engineering and physics students.
·Evaluate student performance in the classroom and laboratory settings.
·Utilize a variety of appropriate teaching strategies to promote students' critical thinking skills.
·Develop instructional material consistent with course objectives.
·Participate in determining appropriate goals and objectives of the engineering program.
·Participate in ongoing professional development.
·Maintain expertise in area of teaching responsibility.
·Comply with all duties as stipulated in the Massachusetts Community College Council Collective Bargaining Agreement.
·A master's degree in engineering or physics. A professional engineering degree at the bachelor's level, with a related master's or doctoral degree (mathematics, operations research, etc.) and at least five years of engineering practice will also be considered.
·Experience teaching introductory courses in engineering and/or physics at the college level
·Community college teaching experience preferred
·Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
1.Resume and letter addressing the specific position responsibilities and qualifications
2.Copy of transcripts. (Unofficial is acceptable)
3.List of three references including names, addresses, telephone, fax and email.
Molly B. Ambrose, Executive Director
Human Resources & Labor Relations
Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129-2925
Fax: (617) 228-3328

Faculty at Bard High School Early College

Bard High School Early College, a partnership between Bard College and the New York City Department of Education, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Physics, beginning February 2009. BHSEC, a national model in the field of public school reform, enables talented and highly motivated students to move in four years from the ninth grade through the first two years of college, earning an Associate of Arts degree from Bard College as well as a high school diploma. The academic program emphasizes small class size and a commitment to teaching a diverse student body. The successful candidate would teach a college-level physics course (calculus based), a 9th grade conceptual physics course, advanced electives as needed as well as high school or college general chemistry courses. Ph.D. and college teaching experience strongly preferred; high school teaching experience also desirable.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy or teaching portfolio, and letters of reference by December 22 to:

Michael Lerner
Dean of Studies
Bard High School Early College
525 E. Houston Street
New York, NY 10002

Applications may be sent via email to

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Lab Tech at Yale

Yale University seeks a new Instructional Lab Technician.

Reporting to the Director of Instructional Labs, primarily responsible for the preparation, maintenance and development of the physics lab equipment and experiments associated with the Physics 165/166 General Physics Laboratory course, including the summer session versions of the course. Work to improve existing labs, as well as develop new experiments and be responsible for TF training.

Position Description:
Prepare equipment on a weekly basis for the Physics 165/166 General Physics Laboratory course. Break down and set up specialized physics laboratory equipment on a weekly basis. Prepare equipment for the summer session versions of the P165/166 labs, which run during June and July.
Provide technical training to TFs assigned to the course, as well as provide technical support as needed to instructors, TFs and students during class hours. Responsibilities include troubleshooting and the diagnosing, repair and/or replacement of electronic and mechanical equipment.
Repair and improve existing physics lab equipment such as modifying it to improve function and efficiency as well as redesigning it to reduce breakage incidents. Independently make financial decisions as to whether to repair and/or replace equipment.
Independently maintain and update a computerized database of equipment. Keep track of consumables and independently arrange for resupply.
Independently develop new modern physics experiments for inclusion into class syllabus.
Maintain and update lab computers running office productivity software, as well as specialized physics data acquisition software and associated hardware.
Assist with, and preferably participate in, occasional outreach activities. Provide equipment, technical and organizational support for Physics Department outreach events such as the Yale Physics Olympics (YPO) and Girls’ Science Investigations (GSI).
Attend national meetings; attend talks and give presentations.
Supervise student assistant. Oversee any student projects related to Physics laboratory courses.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at - the STARS req ID for this position is 6102BR. Please be sure to reference source code ITAPL when applying for this position.

TT at Shepard

Assistant Professor of Physics, Shepherd University. Full-time, tenure-track; to start August 2009. Teach intro courses, labs, and service courses in physics and physical sciences. Possible opportunity to teach advanced and specialized courses. Ph.D. in any field of physics required by end of first academic year. Must have a demonstrated commitment to the undergraduate liberal arts academic setting, demonstrate enthusiasm and potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate physics, and be a dynamic individual who can interact closely with students, engage in research, and participate in community outreach. Review of applications will begin December 10 and continue until the position is filled. Apply at EOE.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

VAP at Tulane

Non-tenure track appointment. Ph.D. required. This is a nine-month appointment with a 3+3 teaching load and a salary of $50,000 beginning August 20, 2009. Subject to funding authorization. Please submit vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and two letters of recommendation to: Jim McGuire, Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Tulane University, 2001 Stern Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698. All materials must be received by March 2, 2009. Tulane University is an EO/AA/ADA employer.

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

American University of Kuwait

The American University of Kuwait (AUK) is a private, co-educational university in Kuwait organized on the U.S. model of undergraduate liberal arts education. The University is accredited by the Council for Private Universities of the Kuwait Ministry of Higher Education. AUK also has a Memorandum of Understanding with Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH and is seeking U.S. accreditation. Visit the AUK website ( to learn about the degree programs, university facilities, and campus life.

The medium of instruction is English, and native speakers of English are preferred; American education and/or teaching experience required. AUK admitted its first students in September 2004 and currently has more than 1,950 students and 120 faculty members. AUK is seeking faculty who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarly research, and service to the profession. Outstanding communication skills, cultural sensitivity, and effective use of classroom media and technology are expected. Successful candidates will teach undergraduate classes to majors and non-majors of diverse cultural backgrounds, participate in student advising, honor office hours, and serve on faculty committees.

Contracts are normally issued for 3 years and are renewable. Visiting appointments for 2 years or less may be available. The screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. U.S. interviews will be held in Washington, DC.

Physics/Mathematics (Position Code No. 08306- CHE11): Rank open, Ph.D. in Physics or Mathematics or related field required. The successful candidate will teach a variety of undergraduate classes in Physics and Mathematics. Duties will also include research & service to the institution. AUK is a new and rapidly growing Liberal Arts University established in 2004 in collaboration with Dartmouth University.

Benefits Package:
AUK offers a comprehensive benefits package. Faculty rank will be determined by the candidate's degree and previous employment history. There is no personal income tax in Kuwait. For international hires, benefits include roundtrip travel for faculty members and dependents, health insurance for employee and family members, tuition allowance for up to two children through high school, accommodation subsidy, and annual summer leave travel for faculty and dependents, and an end-of-contract indemnity. Kuwaiti nationals will receive other designated benefits. AUK is an equal opportunity employer, fully committed to becoming a model university of the twenty-first century in the region.

Application Instructions:
Application packages are to be submitted electronically to The package should contain the following: 1) Cover letter, detailing the candidate's specific interest in AUK, and how the candidate's past experience provides a suitable basis for performance in the position for which they are applying; 2) A current CV; 3) Statement on research and service and statement of teaching methodology, including curricular development that the individual has initiated and executed; 4) Names, addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers for three professional references. Full application instructions will be e-mailed to the selected candidate.

In completing your application, please quote position code number. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. The deadline for receiving applications is February 15, 2009, or until the position is filled.

For more information, email, or phone +965 22248399

TT at American University of Beirut

Curriculum and Instruction/Science Education
Applicants should have a doctoral degree in science education or curriculum and instruction with a focus in science education at the elementary and/or middle school levels. Teaching experience at the school and/or college and experience in supervising of student teaching programs are assets. A strong commitment to teaching and research is required.

Applicants are expected to: (1) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their fields (2) supervise MA student research and thesis writing (3) engage in individual and institutional research projects in their fields (4) participate in outreach educational activities.


All positions are at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 15, 2009. Appointments are for an initial period of three years. Visiting appointments and/or appointments at higher ranks may also be considered. The usual teaching load is not more than nine hours a week. Sabbatical visitors are welcome. The language of instruction is English. All advertised positions require a Ph.D by the time of appointment as well as experience in and a strong commitment to teaching and research.


Interested applicants should send a letter of application and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, c/o New York Office, 3 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017-2303, USA or Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut, P.O.Box 11-0236, Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon
Electronic submissions may be sent to:

All application materials and letters of reference should be received by December 31, 2008.

Monday, November 17, 2008

TT at Spartanburg Methodist College

Spartanburg Methodist College (SMC), a private, two-year, co-educational institution in upstate South Carolina, invites applications for: English faculty (1), Physical Science/Physics faculty (1), and Art faculty (1). Art faculty duties include oversight of the cultural events planning group.

For each position, the terminal degree is preferred. The Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least eighteen (18) graduate hours in the field are required. Applications from candidates who are credentialed in more than one area are encouraged.

Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts to: Controller, Spartanburg Methodist College, 1000 Powell Mill Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301. Review of credentials begins immediately. Application deadline is Friday, January 16, 2009. Faculty positions are effective fall, 2009.

More information about the school at

TT at Rutgers

The Department of Physics at the Camden campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey invites applicants for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning in the Fall of 2009. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. We will consider expertise in all areas of physics and researchers with either experimental or theoretical interests. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses and to carry out a vigorous research program involving undergraduate students. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and statement of research interests, and arrange to have sent three letters of reference to Professor Daniel Bubb, Chair, Department of Physics, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ 08102. Applications should be received by February 1, 2009. Rutgers is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The university and the departments have a strong commitment to achieving diversity among faculty and staff, and we strongly encourage women and ethnic minorities to apply for this position.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

TT at Endicott

To support the growing science programs at Endicott College, a full-time assistant Professor is sought. A Ph.D. in the natural sciences is required, and additional expertise in the physical sciences is preferred. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching a variety of courses for Biology/Biotechnology majors (e.g. earth and planetary sciences, physics). An active research program which could involve undergraduate students is required and grant proposal writing experience is desirable. Endicott College is a liberal arts and comprehensive institution located on the water's edge on the beautiful North Short of Boston. Endicott's hallmark is a commitment to applied learning made possible by linking classroom, research, and off-campus internship experiences. The starting date will be Fall, 2009.

The successful candidate will have a prior teaching experience and be prepared to mentor up to 20 advisees. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please send a letter of application, resume and names and phone numbers of three references to:
Human Resources
376 Hale Street,
Beverly, MA 01915
Letters of reference are not required.
Fax: (978) 927-0084.

TT at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor in science and/or mathematics education beginning Fall 2009. The School of Education, in particular the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, needs a faculty member to expand its ability to participate in the larger campus-wide STEM initiative.

We seek a colleague who values teacher inquiry; works collaboratively with faculty within and across units to strengthen the initial and advanced preparation of P-12 teachers; and will assist in moving our campus science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education initiative forward.

Required qualifications include: a Doctorate in Science or Math Education or closely related field; two years P-12 teaching experience or the equivalent; demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in teaching at the university level; strong education related scholarly interests and a record of accomplishment appropriate to career stage; and a broad and deep knowledge of teacher education and teacher development, curriculum and content-specific pedagogy

Preferred qualifications include: a strong interest and or experience in developing STEM education related courses/programs; a proven record of scholarly productivity and/ or obtaining external funding related to STEM education; experience supervising teacher candidates in P-12 clinical sites, a strong interpersonal, speaking, writing, organization and time management skills; the ability to integrate technology into the classroom; and experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations

The responsibilities of this position include: teaching courses in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at both the graduate and undergraduate levels; mentoring students; supporting clinical practice at partnership schools; conducting research and scholarly activities; serving on university, department, and program committees; and working in a collaborative learning community with students, colleagues, and P-12 partners.

To apply, send an application letter stating:
a) your interest in the position and qualifications
b) a statement of teaching philosophy, and
c) a statement of research interests; current curriculum vitae; two samples of scholarship; copy of transcripts; and a list of 3-5 professional references to:

Search Committee Mathematics and Science Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Campus Box 1122
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1122.
Review of Applications will begin January 12, 2009, and continue until the position is filled. For inquiries or additional information, email Dr. Stephen Marlette ( or Dr. Barbara O'Donnell (

Two TT at U Cincinnati

The College of Applied Science at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for two full-time tenure-track Faculty positions in Physics to begin in September of 2009 and 2010 respectively.

The College of Applied Science is a fully accredited baccalaureate college with an international reputation for delivering innovative education in science and technology. The Mathematics and Physics Department currently numbers 27 full-time faculty and provides Mathematics and Physics courses in support of the College programs. The primary focus of the Mathematics & Physics Department is teaching. These are nine-month appointments with the possible opportunity to teach during alternating summers or part-time every summer. The positions require a minimum of a Masters degree in Physics and experience in teaching in higher education within this discipline. The candidate must be willing to teach undergraduate Physics classes in both the day and evening as part of the regular load, as well as possibly manage the operation of the Physics Laboratory.

Since these are full-time teaching positions, an ability to demonstrate teaching excellence will be required. Ability to cooperate with other Faculty Members in offering sections of common courses is necessary. Excellent oral and written communications skills are required. Interpersonal skills necessary to deal professionally, effectively, and courteously with faculty, students, staff, administrators, and the public are required. Other duties will include advising/ counseling students, participating in scholarly and professional activities and serving on department, college and university committees. Salary will be commensurate with expertise and experience. Benefits are included. Review of applicants will begin January 15, 2009 and continue until the positions are filled. These positions are contingent on availability of funding.

Attach a letter of application, which clearly states the position you are applying for, and the Job ID number, along with your resume and curriculum vitae to the electronic application. First mailings of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts and three (3) letters of recommendation should be addressed to:
Nancy Roessler - Mathematics
Mathematics & Physics Department
OMI College of Applied Science
2220 Victory Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45206

Monday, November 10, 2008

Associate Tutor at Edge Hill University

Secondary Science Education

Department or Faculty: Faculty of Education
Salary: £39.75 - £44.74 per hour
Location: Ormskirk
Hours: Part time, flexible hours
Duration: Permanent
Develop, grow and make a difference by delivering high quality teaching and providing outstanding support for students within the Faculty of Education.

Various roles are available but all will include acting as a supervising tutor and/ or link tutor liaising with partners to support the development of students/ trainees and mentors. You will ensure individual learning needs are met and support for study skills and learning difficulties is provided.

The posts will also support students/ trainees on school experience, grading and assessing trainees against criteria, providing high quality constructive feedback on lessons observed and school based training files and where appropriate end of placement reports. There will be opportunities to contribute to Subject Application and Subject Knowledge sessions where candidates have appropriate experience and skills.

Applications are invited from candidates with specialisms within all areas of the above curriculum areas. You will also need to be flexible, organised and have a commitment to excellence.

Ref: EH2265
Closing Date: 19 Nov 2008
Date Posted: 4 Nov 2008

More Information
Further details inc. Job Descriptions are available from Human Resources, Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L39 4QP. Telephone 01695 570478 (24 hours) or e-mail

Two STEM positions at Passaic County Community College

A full-time administrator with expertise in curricular and instructional design is needed to oversee STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education reform. He or she will work with faculty to strengthen STEM courses, coordinate professional development activities, and lead curricular alignment and mapping activities with school districts. Strong leadership, organizational, communication, and administrative skills are necessary for this position. A Master's degree in Education or a STEM- related field is required; at least seven years of work experience in education, including curricular and instructional design, also required. This is a two-year grant funded position, with an annual salary of approximately $80,000. Apply now with your resume and cover letter.

A full-time coordinator is needed to oversee the daily operation of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Learning Center, including the student services area and Interdisciplinary Laboratory. He or she will: coordinate tutorial and support services; hire and train Learning Specialists / Tutors; and coordinate faculty and peer mentoring activities. Candidates must have experience with online learning technology in order to implement the e-tutoring component of the project. A Master's degree in Education or STEM-related field is required; at least three years of administrative experience in education also required. This is a two-year grant funded position, with an annual salary of approximately $60,000. Apply now with your resume and cover letter.

Director at Texas A&M International U

Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), in Laredo, TX, invites applications for its new position of Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL). The goals of the CATL are orientation of new faculty; support and training for graduate teaching assistants; integration of instruction and assessment; mentoring programs and peer evaluation for teaching; and coordination and interaction among teaching faculty and various support areas (IT, the Library, etc.) Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The position will remain open until filled. See our full advertisement on the University online employment site at; please specify position #08102

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in a discipline taught at TAMIU, be eligible for a tenure-track appointment, and have experience in a teaching-learning environment in higher education. Additional qualifications include effective communication, collaborative, and organizational skills; a strong record of excellence in teaching; and familiarity with the assessment of teaching and learning. The Director will teach one class each semester, hold orientations and training sessions for new faculty, apply for relevant grants, conduct workshops relevant to the goals of the CATL, and work with other TAMIU departments to provide the faculty with technological and pedagogical resources.

Interested candidates must electronically submit via email (with documents added as attachments in MS Word or PDF format and no files larger than 500K) a letter of application; CV; names and contact information of three professional references; a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; and a portfolio including materials relevant to the objectives of the CATL. Send applications to:

John Maxstadt, Search Committee Chair
Texas A&M International University


TT at U Wisconsin-Whitewater

Founded in 1868, The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is a regional comprehensive institution located in southeast Wisconsin, with an enrollment of 10,500 students in 43 undergraduate majors and 13 master’s degree programs. The 26-member Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking applications for an assistant professor tenure-track position in Science Education K-8 beginning in the academic year 2009-2010. The person hired for this position will be responsible for research, service, teaching, supervising, and advising. In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the teaching of science in grades K-8, this position includes supervision of clinical experiences, advising, working directly with local schools to coordinate a short field study during a science methods course for elementary pre-service teachers, and providing consultation on graduate theses and projects. Additional responsibilities include conducting educational research and serving on department, college, and university committees.

We are seeking qualified candidates with a) an earned doctorate in science education, or equivalent (ABD status, or current pursuit of a doctorate will be considered), b) three years of K-12 classroom teaching experience, and c) evidence of scholarly productivity or well-developed research agenda. Teaching experience at the university level, expertise in the integration of technology into curriculum, and/or multicultural education are highly desirable.

To apply, electronically submit the following to Letter of application; undergraduate and graduate transcripts (may be unofficial); curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and a statement describing applicant’s philosophy of education and goals for teaching, research, and service.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to: Dr. Liesl Hohenshell, Science Education Search Committee Chair, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction, Winther Hall 4046, Whitewater, WI 53190-1790 (phone: 262-472-1109; email:

TT at U Tennessee

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at The University of Tennessee is seeking applicants for an assistant professor of science education in the Department of Theory & Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE). Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position begins August 2009.

Principal responsibilities of this position include providing leadership in our nationally ranked teacher preparation program, supporting the undergraduate and graduate program in science education through teaching and advising, supervising science interns in the schools; engaging in scholarly activities in science education; and participating in professional associations at the local, state, regional, national and international levels. Close cooperation with all departments involved in science education is expected.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph. D. or Ed. D. in science education or a related field or a nearly completed degree, have successful teaching experience in K-12 schools, a demonstrated ability to respond effectively to cultural, linguistic, gender and ethnic diversity, evidence of strong potential for scholarly productivity, knowledge of current national standards in science education, and a demonstrated ability to integrate technology into the teaching of science education.

Applicants who have worked in professional development schools, and supervised interns or student teachers will be given strong consideration as will those who demonstrate evidence of the ability and interest in pursuit of external funding. Teaching experience in K-8 is desired. Additional desired qualities include: strong science background, demonstrated ability to teach pre-service elementary or secondary science method courses, and ability to apply quantitative and/or qualitative research methodologies.

Applications and inquiries should be sent to Dr. Clara Brown, Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3442 (865/974-0885) or electronically and must include: cover letter, vita, three letters of reference; outline of key competencies, experience and products related to science education and evidence of/or plan for scholarly activity. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2008 and continue until the position is filled. Applications from women and members of minority groups are encouraged. More information here

TT at Vanderbilt

The Department of Teaching and Learning of Peabody College at Vanderbilt University invites applications for an open rank tenure-track position in Science Education, beginning fall 2009.

The Department seeks individuals with strong research programs or the clear potential for one that focuses on the learning and teaching of science and/or engineering. The Department prefers individuals with research interests that focus on one or more of the following: development of disciplinary practices and concepts, the design of innovative learning environments, modeling and argumentation, epistemology and the nature of science. Applicants for the positions at a junior level should have an earned doctorate in science or engineering education, the learning sciences, or a related field; extensive experience in pre-college classrooms, either as a researcher or as a teacher; a demonstrated commitment to teaching; and the promise of a strong research program. Applicants for the positions at a senior level should also have an established record of external funding and mentoring of graduate students. Although applicants' research interests might be diverse, they should have the expertise and science/engineering background necessary to contribute to the conceptualization and development of an innovative teacher education program at either the elementary or secondary level. The Peabody environment is one in which collaboration is highly valued and in which there are many opportunities to work with faculty with interests in other program areas. The successful applicants will teach graduate and undergraduate courses and advise students. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 16, 2008, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please send a letter of interest, no more than two publications (or manuscripts in progress), current vita, and arrange for three references to send letters of reference to: Rich Lehrer, Chair, Science Education Search Committee; Peabody College Box 330; Vanderbilt University; Nashville, TN 37203. Inquiries should be sent to Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Vanderbilt Peabody College Web site at

TT at Robert Morris

Robert Morris University (RMU), founded in 1921, is a private university with an enrollment of approximately 5,100 undergraduate and graduate students. RMU offers programs for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral candidates across its academic schools. The University is located 15 miles from downtown Pittsburgh on 230 acres of rolling hills, a short drive from the Pittsburgh International Airport. Robert Morris University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

For the upcoming 2009-2010 academic year, Robert Morris University is recruiting for a number of full-time faculty positions. Under the leadership of President Gregory Dell'Omo, PhD, RMU continues to strengthen its academic programs. We seek highly qualified educators with terminal degrees, proven track records of teaching effectiveness, and programs of research and scholarship. Experience with accreditation, program development and outcomes assessment is preferred for all positions.

Assistant Professor - Physics - Full-time faculty position in the Department of Science to teach physics courses at various levels in biology, environmental science, engineering and health science programs. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in physics or closely related area and demonstrate excellence in teaching/research in their discipline.

E-mail applications to:, c/o Dr. Winston Erevelles

Salaries are market-competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current vitae and list of three academic and/or professional references via email as indicated above or mail to Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108 in care of the dean of the appropriate school as indicated above. Detailed descriptions of each position are available on the RMU Web site: Anticipated start date is Fall 2009 and dependent upon final budgetary approval.

Chief examiner/deputy chief examiner for IB program

Senior Examining Positions - Diploma Programme
As a result of continued growth and development the IB is seeking to make the senior examining appointments. Applicants for chief examiner positions should have a degree or equivalent in the appropriate subject, recent teaching experience at university entrance level, and experience of external examining or knowledge of assessment procedures. International experience and knowledge of Spanish and/or French would be an advantage. Applications are sought particularly from university academics. However, applications from experienced teachers of the IB Diploma Programme are also welcomed for all posts other than chief examiners. The appointments will take effect from September 2009 and, for most positions, will be expected to last five years provided an initial term of two years is successfully completed. Examination sessions are held in May and November each year.

A chief examiner is generally expected to lead a team of senior examiners, some of whom will be practising IB teachers. Please note, although much of the work may be done from home, the above posts involve participation in meetings held in Cardiff, and occasionally elsewhere, a few times a year. Examiners are not regarded as employees of the IB.

Applications are invited from around the world. Further information about the IB can be found at our web site, For further details and an application form please contact:

Mr. Richard Thomas
The International Baccalaureate
Peterson House, Malthouse Avenue
Cardiff Gate, Cardiff, Wales, CF23 8GL, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 29 2054 7777 Fax: +44 29 2054 7778 E-mail:

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2009 Successful applicants will be notified by the end of June 2009.

TT at U Southern Indiana

The University of Southern Indiana invites applications to fill a tenure-track position in Physics at the Assistant Professor rank to begin fall 2009. The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence and will be expected to teach introductory physics courses for science and non-science majors, as well as upper-division courses based on qualifications. A Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or astrophysics will be preferred, exceptional ABD applicants will be considered. To apply, submit a letter of application, a brief statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, curriculum vitae, a graduate school transcript, contact information for three references, and a signed USI Faculty Administrative Application form (available here). Review of applications will begin November 15, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

Application materials may be sent electronically (pdf or word) to or mailed to: Dr. Kent Scheller, Department of Geology & Physics, University of Southern Indiana, SC2223, 8600 University Blvd, Evansville, IN 47712.

Two TT at Gonzaga

The Physics Department of Gonzaga University invites applications for two full time tenure track positions in the Physics Department at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in Fall 2009. Gonzaga University seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, with demonstrated commitment and passion for teaching at the undergraduate level. Interested applicants should have earned a PhD in Physics by August, 2009. Diversity statement available at the "additional information" link.

Interested applicants should submit all materials in electronic format only. We will accept the following formats: PDF, Word, WordPerfect, and rich text. Please send the required information to by December 15, 2008. Additional information is available at

[Ed note: This job site is the most detailed and complete of any post I've seen, in physics or otherwise. It's beautiful!]

TT at Columbia Basin

Columbia Basin College seeks an outstanding and enthusiastic individual who can teach courses in Physics. This is a full-time, tenure track position in the Math/Science Division at Columbia Basin College. Duties will include instructing community college physics courses designed for science and engineering majors as well as for non-science majors. Lab sections, and possibly including those corresponding to lecture courses taught by other faculty, will be required. The candidate must also be prepared to teach basic community college math and engineering courses including statics and dynamics.

Required Qualifications:
·Master's degree in Physics;
·Demonstrated ability to work positively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and ethnicity;
·Ability and interest to participate in learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness efforts;
·Demonstrated ability to pursue creative and/or scholarly endeavors in area of expertise;
·Demonstrated ability to get students excited about learning;
·Experience with computer applications for instructional purposes; e.g. PowerPoint, Word, and Internet.

Desired Qualifications:
·Ph.D. in Physics or related field;
·College-level teaching experience.

For a complete detailed position announcement, and application materials, please visit our web site at or call (509) 547-0511 ext. 2233. CBC is an EEO/AA Employer. Protected groups are encouraged to apply.

Friday, November 7, 2008

TT at Lamar

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Lamar University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physics at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2009. The Physics Program is seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching and research in a growing program. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Physics, and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate must have demonstrable competency in teaching and mentoring students from culturally diverse backgrounds. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced physics courses for physics majors and non-majors. Experimental skills in developing new laboratory experiments for undergraduate and graduate students will be a plus. The candidate will be expected to initiate and maintain an active research program that can be adapted to undergraduate students and which should be able to attract internal and external funding. The candidate must be fluent in English.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans (not to exceed 5 pages), and three letters of recommendation to: Physics Search Committee, c/o Human Resources, Lamar University, PO Box 11127, Beaumont, TX 77710-1127. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. Lamar University is a member of the Texas State University System, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Members of under represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

VAP at Denison

The Denison University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professor position, with possible continuation to a third year, beginning Fall 2009. A second, two-year position may also be available, pending approval. We seek candidates who are vitally interested in teaching physics and/or astronomy at both the beginning and advanced levels. Ph.D. degree in Physics preferred, but ABD may also be considered. Teaching experience is preferred.

Denison University is a highly selective national liberal arts college of 2100 students, located in Granville, Ohio, 30 minutes from Columbus, Ohio. The department consists of six faculty, a technical assistant, and a secretary. Facilities include excellent equipment for both teaching and research, first class on-site experimental labs, a link to the Ohio Supercomputer, an observatory, a planetarium, and a well-equipped machine shop. Additional information may be obtained from our web site at

Applicants should submit vita, undergraduate and graduate school transcripts, a description of teaching interests and experience, and three (3) letters of reference online at .

Applications complete by 5 January, 2009, will receive full consideration; applications may be accepted until the position is filled. Denison’s commitment to foster a diverse community is central to our liberal arts mission, therefore candidates from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Denison is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Monday, November 3, 2008

Women in Science, Math, and Technology Coordinator at Wilson

Wilson College seeks a Women in Science, Math and Technology (WISMAT) Coordinator. Will work with the IEAWAG Director, the WISMAT Advisory group, faculty, and other college constituents to strategize, plan, and implement Institute priorities, including external outreach. The successful candidate will: foster partnerships with schools, K-12 educators, scientists, and leaders in academia, business, and industry; network with policy makers, educators, alumnae, Business Partners, and others to create opportunities for study, career exploration, internships, employment, grants, programs, and faculty professional development; assist with grant writing; monitor research relating to WISMAT initiatives affecting K-12 and higher education; provide support for and facilitate completion of existing and developing programs, such as those relating to Summer Science Institute, STEM scholarships, professional development, mentoring, alumnae relations; environmental sustainability.

Master's Degree preferred, Bachelor's required in appropriate field (e.g., Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) discipline); excellent research and communication skills (written and verbal); grant writing experience and ability; ability to work effectively with external and college constituencies; strong organizational skills, self-directed. Facility in Microsoft Office Suite. This is currently a grant-funded position.

Wilson College is an independent, undergraduate college, offering rigorous liberal arts and sciences with strong professional programs. Wilson is dedicated to the education of women and distinguished by close faculty student interaction in a small, yet diverse academic community. Students, faculty administrators and staff are guided by the century-old Wilson Honor Principle and a tradition of excellence. The natural beauty and historic elements of its 300-acre campus, stretching along the banks of the Conococheague Creek in Pennsylvania's Cumberland Valley, are highlighted by woodland areas and many impressive Victorian buildings recorded in the National Registry of Historic places. Wilson is within easy driving distance of Washington, D.C., Baltimore and many state forests, parks and historic sites in south-central Pennsylvania, Maryland, and northern West Virginia. For more information, log on to Hankey Center (Wilson College Archives).

Interested applicants should submit: a letter of Interest, vita, transcripts, names and contact information for at least three references to: Dr. Mary Hendrickson, VPAA and Dean of the Faculty, Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania 17201, or e-mail: Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled. Wilson College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TT at U Houston - Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Science Education starting fall 2009. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Science Education, although exceptional ABD candidates will receive consideration. A demonstrated record of research, scholarly publications, and grant writing or a clear potential for success in these areas is required. Also required are excellent English oral communication skills and a minimum of three years of U.S. public school teaching experience, with preference for elementary-level experience. Preference will be given to persons who also have experience in teaching field-based courses. Major responsibilities include: 1.) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in K-6 Science Education; 2.) scholarly activities emphasizing research and publication; 3.) supervising graduate and undergraduate internships; 4.) advising master's projects and theses, and 5.) service to the university and to professional and local communities. Salary is competitive. Apply on-line at Screening of applications will begin January 9, 2009; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. UHCL is one of only thirteen NCATE accredited institutions in the State of Texas. For more information about the School of Education visit our Web site at Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

TT at Oxford College of Emory

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Oxford College of Emory University seeks a tenure-track faculty member to begin August 2009. A Ph.D. in physics or the expectation of degree completion this academic year is required. The successful candidate will teach introductory calculus-based and non-calculus-based physics courses, develop a new sophomore level course for science majors, and will have the opportunity to shape curricular growth and change in the Department. The Division of Natural Science and Mathematics of Oxford College is in the planning stages of a new state-of-the-art science facility that will encourage student-faculty collaboration, provide an environment for innovative teaching, and be a model of sustainability. Opportunities exist for collaborative work with astronomy, mathematics and computer science, and for mentoring undergraduate research in a liberal arts environment. The successful candidate will show evidence of a dedication to undergraduate physics education for majors and non-majors. Oxford College is a specialized division of Emory University that provides a transformative, liberal arts intensive program for the first two years of the Emory baccalaureate degree. Located 38 miles east of the Atlanta campus in the village of Oxford, Georgia, the fully residential Oxford campus enrolls 700 freshman and sophomore students. Oxford's students are known for their curiosity, their interest in learning for learning's sake, and their engagement in campus and community life. Faculty attracted to Oxford are particularly interested in realizing the possibilities inherent in the formative first two years of the undergraduate experience and having the opportunity of concentrating on educational goals characteristic of liberal arts education. Some make the learning process the object of their scholarship while others pursue more traditional forms of scholarship. Faculty teach nine contact hours per week in classes that average 19 students with maximum class size set at 33. The College provides support for ongoing faculty professional development, access to the resources of one of the world's leading research universities, and has established promotion and tenure criteria that are consistent with its mission. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and three reference letters to Dr. Stephen Henderson, Chair, Physics Search, Oxford College of Emory University, 100 Hamill Street, Oxford, Georgia 30054. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2008. AA/EOE.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

TT at Texas Wesleyan

Texas Wesleyan University, founded in 1890 in Fort Worth, is a United Methodist institution with a tradition of integrating the liberal arts and sciences with professional and career preparation at the undergraduate level and in selected graduate areas. The University's School of Education is currently seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor of Education with emphasis in Math and/or Science Education. Applicant must have a thorough understanding of pedagogical theory and practice and its application in the classroom especially as it relates to the delivery of Science and/or Math instruction in American public schools. In addition the applicant must have a thorough understanding of Science and Math content, learning theories, and the design and delivery of effective university-based and public school science and/or math programs. Position commences Fall 2009.

Responsibilities will include designing and delivering instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels; supervising and evaluating student interns or student teachers; advising students; interacting effectively with school administrators, contributing to grant submissions and administration, using evaluative data to continually improve programs, conducting research with a specific agenda; being knowledgeable of the current trends and issues in education both at the local, state, and federal levels; and participating in curriculum/program development and departmental, school and University-wide tasks and activities as well as providing specific community service.

Earned doctorate in Elementary Education, Teacher Education or Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis in Science and/or Math Education required; ABD considered. A minimum of five (5) years of public school teaching required and 2-5 years of collegiate-level teaching preferred. Strong teaching and quality research potential is required. An established research agenda and publication history preferred. Must be teacher certified.

Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2009. To apply, send a current curriculum vita; a cover letter indicating position desired; graduate-level transcripts; three references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers; and, statement of personal teaching philosophy to the Education (Science/Math) Search Committee: Office of Human Resources, Texas Wesleyan University, 1201 Wesleyan, Fort Worth, Texas 76105, or Visit for full job description. EOE