Join innovative faculty in the School of Education and Human Services at Oakland University. We invite applications for a PK-12 science teacher educator at the rank of assistant professor. We seek an individual with expertise in science education and teacher education. Candidates are expected to have: 1) an earned doctorate degree in teacher education or a related field, with scholarly expertise in science education; 2) recent successful teaching experience at the PK-12 level; and 3) a demonstrated record of potential for accomplishment in scholarship. Applicants who have engaged in and apply science teaching practices and have an interest in practice-based teacher preparation and school-university partnerships are particularly encouraged to apply. We value candidates who can work collaboratively across department and institutional boundaries and participate in sustained engagement with local PK-12 schools and organizations. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of work in and a commitment to diversity and inclusion in education. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate and graduate courses in science teaching; develop new courses to advance program delivery; work collaboratively to implement a clinically-rich teacher preparation program; advise graduate students; maintain active research and publication agendas; collaborate to write grants; and engage in innovative program design.
Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate degree in teacher education or a related field. Applicants with ABD status will also be considered if they will complete degree requirements by August 15, 2021.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Appointment begins August 2021. The salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and is accompanied by a substantial benefits package. To complete the application, candidates should upload a cover letter that describes their interest in the position, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy; a statement of their commitment to diversity; a research statement; a CV; a writing sample; and transcripts (unofficial). Formal review of applications will begin December 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Anthony Tuf Francis, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Internal Number: 19948
About Oakland University
As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.