Tuesday, June 17, 2014

TT/T Science Education, Delaware State


Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education (tenure-track)

Location: DE-Dover
Requisition City: Dover
Company Order Number: 1554
# of openings: 1


Delaware State University
Vacancy Announcement - Assistant/Associate Professor of Science Education (tenure-track)
Department of Education
College of Education, Health and Public Policy
Apply online at www.desu.edu
Applications will be accepted until position is filled

General Description of the Job
The successful candidate for this tenure-track position will teach undergraduate and master’s level earth science and methods of teaching middle and high school science courses.
Essential Functions
The following are the functions essential to performing this job.
  1. Teach undergraduate and master’s level earth science including methods of teaching middle and high school science courses.
  2. Maintain office hours to counsel and advise students.
  3. Participate in University/College/Department/Professional committees.
  4. Participate in curriculum development.
  5. Participate in syllabi development and/or revision.
  6. Actively pursue external funding through grant writing.
  7. Actively engage in scholarly and other creative activities.
  8. Demonstrate and maintain professional competence and knowledge of subject matter.
  9. Meet each class as scheduled.
Other Functions
The candidate will also serve as an advisor for students majoring in the field of science education.  There may be occasions when the candidate will be called upon to visit area schools to observe and mentor students in clinical settings.  There is an expectation that candidates engage in grant writing and publications in the pursuit of a record of scholarly accomplishment.
Qualification Standards
Minimum Qualifications:
  1. The candidate must possess an earned doctoral degree in science education or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education.  (ABD candidates will be considered)           
  2. The candidate should have a minimum of three years of experience working as a science educator in a P-12 setting.
  3. The candidate must also demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication and demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with peers as a team member within diverse settings and diverse populations.
Desired Qualifications:
  1. An active involvement in the profession.
  2. Experience training or working with public school teachers.
  3. Experience using educational technology commonly found in a science classroom.
  4. Knowledge of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/ Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP).
  5. Experience collaborating with colleagues in other science disciplines.
Performance Standards
The criteria for evaluation in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
1.         DSU Fundamentals
Interested and qualified Candidates should complete the following steps:
  1. Submit an electronic application online at www.desu.edu
  2. Send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, official transcripts and three letters of reference to the Search Chair below.
  3. Candidates completing all of the requirements for application as listed above will be considered.
Dr. Joseph Falodun, Chair, Search Committee
Education Department
Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901