I don't remember seeing this announcement come across the listserv. Happy job hunting to all the newly graduated and soon-to-be!


Position Announcement


Tenure Track Appointment in Earth Science Education


Northern Illinois University


Northern Illinois University invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position in Earth Science Education with secondary science teacher certification, at the rank of Assistant Professor with a starting date of August 16, 2013.  The successful candidate will hold a joint position with the NIU Center for Secondary Science and Math Education (CSSME) and the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences.  Both teacher certification credentials (either state certification or teaching experience in a US high school) and a PhD in geology or related area are required at the time of appointment. Teaching duties will include graduate and undergraduate courses, including teacher certification classes, in earth sciences. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program either in earth science education and/or an area of geology. For additional information about the position and the Geology & Environmental Geosciences Department, see  Applications including CV, statement of teaching and research interests, and 3 letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to:  Paul Stoddard, Earth Science Education Search Committee Chair, Geology & Environmental Geosciences, via [log in to unmask].  Applications will be considered until the position is filled but first preference will be given to applications received by November 30, 2012.  NIU is an AA/EEO Institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff and students: we strongly encourage applications from diverse candidates including women and minorities.  A state-mandated pre-employment criminal background investigation is required.