Location: SCSU, 720 Fourth Avenue South, St. Cloud MN 56301
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Employment Condition: Probationary
The primary responsibilities include teaching Science Education undergraduate and graduate courses, teaching content methods and pedagogy courses, supervising field experiences including student teaching, advising students in these programs, supporting Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB)-related accreditation activities, and managing labs related to teaching responsibilities. In addition faculty will be expected to teach content courses in their related field as needed and assigned.
Doctoral Degree in Science Education or closely related field (ABD with degree completion by August 17, 2021)
A minimum of three years contractual experience in 5-12 schools as a science educator
Content expertise in at least one of the following: Chemistry, Physics, Earth and Space Science, or Biology ; with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in that content area
Effective communication skills
Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds
Preference will be given to Chemistry or Physics educators
Teaching experience in Higher Education (2 or 4-year school)
Supervisory experience of student teachers in a higher education setting
Experience with PELSB or other external program review processes
Teaching or other work experience which supports their content area specialty
Experience with STEM outreach programs
Record of securing grant and external funding
Experience with English Language Learners
Experience with multiple modes of delivery for instruction including co-teaching, senior-to-sophomore, online, hybrid, etc.
Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor’s degrees were first offered in 1925. Master’s degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.
Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found here.
Why Work For Us
Help students achieve their educational dreams. We are looking for diverse people with passion, who are engaged, serious in the work of helping those who strive and desire a college education to achieve their goals
Desired Start Date: 08/17/2021
Internal Number: 2488
About Saint Cloud State University
St. Cloud State prepares students for life, work and citizenship in the 21st century. In our rigorous academic programs, students apply their knowledge in real-world settings. Our 200 academic programs, 60 graduate degrees and education abroad choices on six continents emphasize hands-on learning through community engagement and close interaction with professors. Couple that with support from the Career Services Center and you have a clear path to a career. Our 100-acre campus is between downtown St. Cloud and the Beaver Islands, a group of more than 30 islands that form a natural maze for a two-mile stretch of the Mississippi River.