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Assistant or Associate Professor, Secondary Science Education  « Position Deleted on 1/08/2013 »

Institution: University of Nevada, Reno
Location: Reno, NV
Category:
  • Faculty - Education - Other Education (study of)
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education - Secondary Education
Posted: 12/24/2012
Application Due: 01/07/2013
Type: Full Time
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Secondary Science Education*

Department: College of Education

Department Web Address: http://www.unr.edu/education

Full Time Equivalent: 100

Position Type: Academic Faculty

List Rank/Range(s): II-III

Tenure Track: Tenure Track

Job Description
The College of Education at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor in Secondary Science Education beginning in fall of 2013. The Secondary Education program provides initial teacher preparation, delivers masters programs, and participates in the college's doctoral program. The teaching load is 2 3 semester-based courses related to science education, STEM, and general secondary education. Other responsibilities include engaging in an ongoing, focused research program which results in publications and funded grants; and contributing to professional, university, and community service and outreach. Courses to be taught could include, but are not limited to, secondary science methods, methods in teaching environmental science, curriculum development in science, general pedagogy and introductory courses, or supervision of students in field settings. Teaching includes advisement of master's students in secondary science and doctoral students in the emphasis area of science, math, technology, and society.

Required Qualifications
The successful candidate must hold an earned doctorate by August of 2013 in an educational field directly related to science education. The candidate must have at least three years secondary teaching or equivalent experience in science teaching. He or she must be capable of teaching courses in the secondary education program, and show productivity or strong potential in a program of research and grant acquisition.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants with supporting expertise or experience in one of more of the following areas: STEM or Engineering education, technology, grant acquisition.

Contact Information for this Position
Dr. Robert J. Quinn
College of Education/280
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-682-7526
Email: quinn@unr.edu

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications must be submitted online at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/11774

Please attach a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement of research plans for the next 2-3 years, and complete contact list for five professional references. In addition, post unofficial university transcripts and at least three samples of scholarly writing.

Job Open Date
10/17/2012

Job Close Date
01/07/2013

Open Until Filled
No

Search Number
71180

Note to All Applicants
A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.