Assistant or Associate Professor of Science/STEM Education in the Division of Teacher Residency and

Employer
University of South Dakota
Location
South Dakota, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Oct 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION: The University of South Dakota, School of Education, invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position for our CAEP-accredited teacher education programs. The opening is a nine-month tenure-track position with the possibility of summer teaching. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate coursework in science teaching methods and educational technology. The successful candidate should also possess knowledge related to face-to-face, online, and other distance learning modalities; and may supervise student teachers and related field experiences. Additional assignments may be made based on the professional and academic background of the faculty to complement the strengths of the Division faculty and to address the diverse needs of students in programs within the Division of Teacher Residency and Education, School of Education, and university community. Tenure-track faculty members are expected to make contributions in teaching, research, and service, including mentoring students in and out of the classroom.    QUALIFICATIONS: Requires an earned doctorate by August 22, 2022, in Science Education, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Curriculum & Instruction, or a closely related field. Applicants must show evidence of accomplishments or strong potential for success in teaching, research leading to publication, and professional service. Preference will be given to those who (a) have at least three years of teaching experience in science/STEM education or related disciplines in P-12 schools (b) have had successful teaching experiences in college/university settings, © those able to teach through a variety of modalities and delivery methods (i.e., online, face-to-face, blended/hybrid), and (d) those who possess strengths in multiple areas, such as: Science Education, STEM Education, Educational Technology, Mathematics Education, and problem- and project-based learning. We especially encourage applicants whose research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service will contribute to our principle of inclusive excellence. Candidates with a diverse background are encouraged to apply.    SALARY/COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Faculty positions are nine-month, tenure-track appointments with the possibility of summer employment.    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Available online at https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu.  Apply online. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Dan Mourlam at Daniel.Mourlam@usd.edu.    APPLICATION DEADLINE: First review date is December 1, 2021. Position open until filled.   THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA: The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of over 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the School of Education, School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.   SCHOOL OF EDUCATION: The School of Education is organized into five basic Divisions: Curriculum and Instruction; Teacher Residency and Education; Educational Leadership; Counseling and Psychology in Education; and Kinesiology & Sport Science. Graduate work is available through the doctorate in several program areas. The Education unit is accredited/approved by NCATE, NCA, CACREP, NASP, and the South Dakota Department of Education.   Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA  

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