[Maths-Education] STEM Ed faculty position at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Stephen Hegedus shegedus at umassd.edu
Fri May 13 05:13:45 BST 2011

Assistant or Associate Professor Position in STEM Education

Tenured/Tenure Track
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth/Kaput Center

We invite applications for a tenured or tenure-track position in STEM Education at the assistant/associate level preferably beginning Fall 2011. Candidates must have a doctorate in Science Education or Mathematics Education or a related field such as Learning Sciences (ABDs near completion will be considered), as well as demonstrated evidence of excellence in research and teaching commensurate to the applicant’s level of entry. Teaching experience at grades K-12 or with diverse student populations is desirable. The position involves engaging in an active program of research, teaching primarily at the graduate level, providing service to the university, and developing partnerships in science and mathematics education across university departments and with area schools. The successful candidate will join an active research group at the Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education and will be a key academic partner in the implementation of science and mathematics teacher preparation programs and assist in the delivery of a doctoral program.
Please submit (1) a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests and (4) name, titles, and contact information of three professional references to: stemseppce at umassd.edu
Review of applications will begin May 15, 2011. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please contact Lindsey Cabral at stem at umassd.edu if you have any questions.
The Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Education Department is committed to the preparation of educators who have sensitivity toward multicultural issues, an awareness of the particular concerns of urban education, knowledge of the unique needs and styles of individual learners, and a conscious knowledge of the role of schools in promoting social justice in the 21st Century.
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Stephen J. Hegedus, Ph.D.
Professor & Chair, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Education Department,
Director, Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education,
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
200 Mill Rd., Suite 150B
Fairhaven, MA 02719. USA

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