Tuesday, November 15, 2011

2 TT positions in Science, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics Education at FIU

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY seeks applicants for TWO faculty positions in TEACHER EDUCATION to begin Fall 2012, including (1) an open-rank position in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or related field and (2) an Assistant Professor position in Science, Chemistry, or Physics Education. FIU is committed to innovation in STEM education and the successful candidates will have the opportunity to join a multidisciplinary faculty team. Both openings are joint positions between the Department of Teaching & Learning in the College of Education and the appropriate disciplinary department in the College of Arts & Sciences. The tenure home will be in Education or Arts & Sciences depending on the candidate’s credentials. Evidence of reform-based university teaching experience in math and/or science education is strongly preferred. Demonstrated commitment to research in mathematics or science education is expected; grant procurement commensurate with level of position and experience is recommended. Evidence of experience with culturally and linguistically diverse students, commitment to mentoring graduate students and/or experience working with public schools and/or other community agencies is preferred. Interested candidates should apply online at http://www.fiujobs.org and reference the position number. Please include a vita, recent publications or reprints, contact information for three potential references, and a letter describing research interests. Review of applications will begin November 28 and continue until the positions are filled. FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida, currently serving a diverse population of over 40,000 students, and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.

1) Mathematics Education (open rank, Position No. 35050): An earned doctorate in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or related field with extensive background in teaching both mathematics and mathematics education courses is required. Address inquiries to Prof. Maria Fernandez, Chair, Search Committee, mfernan@fiu.edu.

2) Science Education (Assistant Professor, Position No. 35553). An earned doctorate in Science Education or a related field is required; experience in teaching both science education courses and chemistry or physics courses is preferred. Address inquiries to Prof. George O’Brien, Chair, Search Committee, obrieng@fiu.edu.