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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA OPEN RANK PROFESSOR IN SCIENCE EDUCATION in Iowa City, Iowa

OPEN RANK PROFESSOR IN SCIENCE EDUCATIONRequisition # 74030Position BasicsType of PositionTENURE-TRACKAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Friday, October 16th, 2020College:College of EducationDepartment:Teaching and LearningSalarySalary:CommensuratePosition DetailsFull/Part Time Status:Full TimePosition Description:The University of IowaCollege of EducationDepartment of Teaching and LearningOpen Rank Professor in Science EducationThe Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa invites applications for an academic-year tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor in the Science Education program. The position will begin August 18, 2021.We seek individuals with evidence of significant professional promise or accomplishment in research that impacts science education. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain a robust program of empirical research; teach undergraduate and graduate courses in science education; and advise MA, and PhD students. We seek applicants who are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusivity in education.ResponsibilitiesMajor responsibilities include: conducting an active program or research and building a scholarly research agenda in education; design and teach undergraduate/graduate courses in teacher education and the Department of Teaching and Learning; and advise MA, and PhD students. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to pursue and secure external funding; contribute to national and international scholarship; be involved with local, state, and national activities that support the practice of science education; and participate in service to the program, department, college, and university. Faculty are required to engage in at least 4 hours a semester of collaboration with teachers in contributing to instruction in K12 classrooms.SalaryHighly competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent start-up package, benefits, and research support.Appointment Academic year (9 month) tenure-track appointment beginning August 18, 2021.ScreeningReview of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.About the Department and Science EducationThe Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Iowa has 40 faculty members and over 800 students. It includes nine teacher education programs and four doctoral programs. The Science Education program area includes degrees at the BA, BS, MAT, MS, and PhD levels as well as an online MS in STEM Education. Courses are taught for elementary and secondary teacher education in these content areas. These courses include learning abroad opportunities as well as field experiences in schools and through place-based learning trips. Science faculty regularly apply for and receive grants from external funding sources, such as NSF, NASA, and CGRER and conduct professional development for in-service teachers in innovations in science educationAbout the CollegeThe College of Education offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including licensure, endorsement, and certificate programs, many of which are regularly ranked among the best in the nation. Students study with our world-renowned faculty who are the leaders, scholars, and innovators in their fields. Our college is comprised of four departments: Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, Psychological and Quantitative Foundations, Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, and Teaching and LearningAbout the University and Surrounding CommunityThe University of Iowa (UI) is world-renowned for its commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. UI has been a member of the Big Ten conference since 1899 and the Association of American Universities since 1909. UI ranks #34 among the nation's 629 public universities (U. S. News and World Report). More than 32,500 students earn bachelor's, graduate, and professional degrees fr

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