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From: "Eulsun Seung" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: April 22, 2010 2:26:38 PM GMT-04:00
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Subject: [narst] Associate/Full professor of Science Education
Reply-To: "Eulsun Seung" <[log in to unmask]>

Tenure-Track Associate or Full Professor of Science Education and
Director of the Center for Science Education Starting Fall 2010.

We seek an individual with an earned Doctorate in Science Education or related field. and a B.S. or M.S. in one of the sciences (preferably Biology or one of the Earth Sciences) where the candidate will find a tenure home. Evidence of securing external grants is a requirement and preference will be given to candidates who have a record of excellence in college teaching, K-12 teaching, and published scholarship in science education. Responsibilities include directing the Center for Science Education; securing external grants that benefit science education; increasing the number of science education majors; fostering a community of science education students; teaching content and methods courses in a B.S. program in secondary, middle, and elementary science education; maintaining a record of published research; and providing leadership that encourages collaboration among the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, and K-12 schools. Indiana State University has adopted the SENCER (Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities) Teaching Model into its strategic plan and assessment of this teaching model may be one opportunity for research. The start-up package and salary level are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin on April 30th and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must apply at the university's job postings web site at and electronically attach a letter of application that includes a statement of research goals, teaching philosophy, vision for the program, and contact information for three references. Also attach your curriculum vitae and copies of graduate/undergraduate transcripts. Any questions or expressions of interest in this position may be emailed to the Search Committee Secretary, Ms. Tammy Barnes; Center for Science Education; Indiana State University; Terre Haute, IN 47809 at [log in to unmask] Opportunities are available for collaboration with other faculty in ongoing projects including the NSF Noyce Scholarship program, Project PRE (Partnering to Reform Education), SENCER, and the Transition to Teaching program. For more information, see our web site at  Indiana State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. The University actively encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.  

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