Thursday, December 5, 2013

Editorship at Science & Education

The International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group (IHPST) invites applications for the position of Editor of Science & Education, to begin January 1st, 2015.

Science & Education, owned and published by Springer, is the official journal of the International History, Philosophy and Science Teaching Group (IHPST). The journal publishes the results of research and perspectives about using historical, philosophical, and sociological approaches to improve teaching and learning in science and mathematics. In addition, the journal’s scope includes the role of such approaches in model curricula, teacher education, and educational philosophy and policy. Science & Education is distinctly interdisciplinary, and fosters fruitful discourse among scientists, mathematicians, historians, philosophers, cognitive psychologists, sociologists, science and mathematics educators, and school and college teachers. The journal currently publishes 10 regular issues per year, approximately 1350 pages.

IHPST is seeking an internationally respected scholar with a background featuring elements of both science education and history, philosophy, or sociology of science and who has prior editorial and/or managerial experience. The Editor serves for five years and receives compensation from Springer.

Information, including a complete job description and application requirements, may be found online at: Application deadline is February 1, 2014. Questions, requests for further information, and completed applications may be sent to the Search Committee at: