This one-year, non-tenure leading Visiting Professor Position will develop and deliver innovative educational strategies to engage youth in both formal and non-formal learning environments, resulting in an increased interest in content and cognate careers related to Science Literacy. This position will also work collaboratively to provide professional development efforts for those interested in developing STEM programming.
Develop and deliver innovative educational strategies to engage youth in both formal and non-formal learning environments, resulting in an increased interest in content and cognate careers related to STEM and Science Literacy.
Collaborate with faculty across the UNL campus and beyond to provide synergistic leadership in the pedagogy of youth development programming for non-formal science education.
Develop the foundation for externally funded projects that contribute to UNL's youth development engagement efforts.
Design, implement, and publish research and evaluation efforts for youth-based Science Literacy pedagogical practices.
Develop strategies and partnerships to effectively bridge the gap between the formal and non-formal education efforts in Nebraska.
Provide expertise and develop strategies to engage youth in emerging environments (ie: Raising Nebraska, community vitality efforts, and with underserved audiences).
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in education, science education, instructional design, or a closely related field (degree must be completed before employment begins).
Demonstrated experience in developing and deploying innovative curriculum designed to enhance science literacy skills among youth.
Evidence of work in a multi-disciplinary team/collaborative environment.
Demonstrated record or potential for external funding.
Work with underserved audiences.
Job Type: 12 Month (Faculty Only)
Internal Number: 69187
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.