Another job ad - they are looking for more applicants for this  
position. Feel free to contact Alice Churukian if you have any  
specific questions.

Lecturer in Geological Sciences and Earth Science Education at UNC-CH

The Department of Geological Sciences at The University of North  
Carolina at Chapel Hill seeks applicants for a position in Geology and  
Earth Science Education to be effective on or after July 1, 2009.  The  
duties of the position will include designing and teaching a course on  
Earth Science pedagogy to train geology majors for secondary school  
teaching and to participate in the joint teacher training program  
between the UNC School of Education and the UNC departments of  
Geological Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Biology, and Mathematics.  
Other duties may include assisting in the training of graduate  
teaching assistants in Geological Sciences and teaching one or more  
courses in Geological Sciences.  Preferred qualifications include a  
Ph.D. in Geology or related field, or M.S. in Geology with a Ph.D. in  
Education with experience in earth science education and some  
knowledge of earth science education research.  Secondary school earth  
science teaching experience and certification, and familiarity with  
current approaches to secondary school earth science teaching theory,  
curriculum planning and implementation, and assessment are desirable.   
Ideally, candidates should have met the requirements for North  
Carolina science teaching licensure.

The position shall be for an initial fixed-term period of three years  
with potential for renewal (subject to the availability of funds).   
Applicants should submit a letter describing their teaching experience  
along with curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts;  
and two letters of recommendation online at 
, at keyword search enter 1001389.Inquiries regarding the position  
should be directed to Dr. Kevin Stewart at [log in to unmask]

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal  
opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are  
encouraged to apply.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Alice D Churukian <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: March 6, 2009 9:29:35 AM GMT-05:00
> To: Julie Libarkin <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: Re: job postings on the list
> Hi Julie,
> Here's the ad.  It is probably what you have seen, but I thought we  
> should try again.  I'm non-tt, and not thrilled about it, but the  
> UNC-BEST program is getting really good press within the UNC system  
> - all the way up to our president.  The likelihood that the program  
> will continue is very strong - even in this economy.  If you would,  
> please direct any questions to me when you post.  I'm happy to talk  
> about the program.
> Thanks,
> Alice

Julie Libarkin
Assistant Professor, Director - Geocognition Research Lab
Dept. of Geological Sciences & Division of Science and Math Education
Michigan State University
206 Natural Science
East Lansing, MI 48824