[ECOLOG-L] Assistant Professor of Biology (Science Education) at Delta State University

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Working Title: Assistant Professor of Biology (Science Education)
Position Type: Faculty
Department: Department of Biological Sciences
Posting Number: 201200321
Full or Part Time: Full Time
Tenure/Non-Tenure Track: Tenure Track
Salary Basis: 9 month

Responsibilities
The successful candidate is expected to teach/develop science education courses for graduate
and undergraduate students as well as courses in line with the candidate’s training and
background. Other duties include engaging in scholarship, obtaining external funding to support
research and/or curriculum development, advising graduate and undergraduate students,
program assessment, and providing service to the department, university, and community.

The Department of Biological Sciences offers undergraduate majors in biology, biology
education and environmental sciences. It has 11 faculty members and approximately 200
majors. The Department also offers a masters program designed for science educators. Delta
State is a regional state university with an enrollment of appoximately 4000.

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in Science Education or related field or an Ed.D in Curriculum and Instruction with the
equivalent of a masters in biology is required. Additionally, the successful candidate will have a
minimum of three years of successful K-12 teaching experience, expertise in standards-based
instruction and assessment, excellent communication skills, evidence of, or a strong potential
for, obtaining external funding, and experience and commitment in working with culturally and
ethnically diverse student populations. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge of
and experience with accreditation requirements, processes, and standards such as NCATE,
NGSS, and CCSS.

Salary: Commensurate with experience, qualifications, and university’s resources.
Minimum Qualifications
A PhD in Science Education or related field or an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with the
equivalent of a masters in biology

Preferred Qualifications
A PhD in Science Education or related field or an Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with the
equivalent of a masters in biology

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should submit a complete vitae, unofficial transcripts of all graduate work, a
statement of philosophy of teaching, and the contact information for a minimum of three
references.

Additional Information
Starting Date: August 2015

Posting Detail Information
Open Date: 12/01/2014
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Posting Specific Questions

Required Documents
Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Teaching Philosophy
Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
Letter of Reference 1
Letter of Reference 2
Letter of Reference 3
Other Document

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