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Jerry P. Becker

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Positions Announcement: Univ. of Texas at Austin
Posted: Sep 29, 2013 5:17 PM
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Sent at the request of Susan B Empson.
STEM Education, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, at The University of
Texas at Austin, invites applications for two tenure-track positions
in our STEM Education program, to begin Fall 2014. One position will
be at the Assistant Professor level and the other position will be
either at the Assistant or Associate level.


* Doctorate in STEM Education, Mathematics or Science Education,
Learning Sciences, or related field
* Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research and teaching


* Ability to teach Elementary Math and/or Science Methods
* Ability to teach in the UTeach program, a secondary level teacher
preparation program
* Ability to teach Quantitative Research Methods courses at the graduate level
* Funded or externally fundable research program
* Relevant teaching experience (K -12)

Areas of research specialization are open, but we anticipate that at
least one position will focus on elementary science and/or math.
Additionally, we would value colleagues with expertise in research on
teacher education, bilingual education, or use of technology in
teaching and learning. Above all, we seek talented scholars to join a
faculty committed to innovative and socially responsive research and
teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs in STEM Education
with strong ties to the College of Natural Sciences and the School of
Engineering, over 50 full-time graduate students, two nationally
recognized teacher certification programs, a large and well-funded
Center for STEM Education, and a location in a diverse, rapidly
growing, urban setting. These positions offer a unique combination of
opportunities for interdisciplinary inquiry, design-based research,
program development, and impact on schools across the region and the
nation. The successful candidates will join an active STEM Education
faculty with a strong commitment to issues of equity in education,
effective and innovative learning technology, and field-based teacher

Please submit a cover letter addressing the required and preferred
qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching
philosophy and research interests, and three letters of
recommendation to the following email address: In the subject line or body of the email
please indicate that the materials are intended for the attention of:
Search Committee Chairs for STEM Education, Dr. Catherine
Riegle-Crumb and Dr. Jill Marshall

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013.

Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244

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