James Madison University — Assistant or Associate Professor, Grades 6-12 Science Educator

The Department of Middle, Secondary and Mathematics Education at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning fall 2018. Expertise is needed to teach and advise undergraduate and master’s level students for initial teacher licensure programs. The successful candidate will teach pre-service teacher education candidates in courses related to middle and high school science, educational research methods, the Teacher Work Sample or other related areas. Supervision of practicum students and student teachers is expected. Successful candidates will engage in professional service and appropriate scholarship activities as well as collaboration within and across JMU colleges and departments.

The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in science education or a closely related field. Degree should be conferred by August 2018. In addition, the successful candidate should possess at least three years of teaching American public-school science at the middle or high school level or comparable experience and demonstrated use of instructional technology to facilitate science learning and teaching. Priority will be given to candidates possessing at least an undergraduate degree in a science discipline; conducting science-related research and focusing on diversity, equity and social justice issues in teaching, scholarship and/or service. Applicants should provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, scholarship potential and the potential to work collaboratively with colleagues in the College of Education, the College of Science and Mathematics, the College of Integrated Science and Engineering, as well as those in public schools. Experience supporting candidates’ development of the Teacher Work Sample or similar capstone project is also preferred.

To apply go to http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/2445 or visit JobLink.jmu.edu, reference posting number F1069, complete the faculty profile and attach a cover letter explaining the candidate’s suitability for the position, a curriculum vitae and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Review of candidates begins 12/03/2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Eric Carbaugh, Search Chair, at carbauem@jmu.edu.

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