Brown University's Department of Education seeks an outstanding teacher educator with a commitment to advancing educational equity in urban schools to join our dynamic and growing department as a Visiting Lecturer in Science Education beginning in June 2021. The program cultivates deep partnerships with Providence area schools with significant ethnic and linguistic diversity. All teacher education faculty members contribute to the professional development of student teachers as well as local teachers in partner schools. The faculty member in this position will provide teaching, supervision and advising to the science pre-service teachers in three semesters of an intensive one-year Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and teach an undergraduate class in the Education Department.
The faculty member will teach 3 graduate courses in science methods, supervise pre-service teachers in their classroom placements; provide academic advising and instructional coaching to science MAT students; participate in the administration of the MAT program, including recruitment and admissions; and teach an additional undergraduate course in an area of expertise related to education. This is a one-year appointment starting June 1st and ending May 31st with the possibility of extending the appointment for an additional year.
Applicants must have a master's degree or a doctorate in Education or a scientific field. Applicants must also have significant experience in secondary science teaching; the teaching and supervision of new teachers; strong knowledge of and expertise in secondary science pedagogy including national standards related to the discipline; an ability to work closely and productively with school and university colleagues; and a commitment to advancing educational equity in urban schools. Additionally, we encourage applicants who bring professional expertise in supporting linguistic diversity and the shifting student demographics in public schools; sustaining equitable, culturally responsive and inclusive science learning environments; and/or supporting students with disabilities and learning differences in science classrooms.
Review of applications will begin March 15th, and continue until the position is filled. Please apply on-line via Interfolio. Please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes your approach to equity and diversity, and three letters of recommendation. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Diane Silva Pimentel (Diane_Silva_Pimentel@brown.edu) and questions regarding the application process can be directed to Leah Lebel (email@example.com).
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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