The School of Education at Duquesne University invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track position in Science Education effective July 1, 2019. The appointment will be at the Assistant rank with priority given to candidates who demonstrate high potential for research and teaching excellence, and a commitment to preparing teachers who will lead STEM classrooms in under-served public schools.
The Department of Instruction and Leadership in Education offers the Ed.D., M.S., M.A.T., and B.S. degrees, as well as a variety of teaching certifications. Our collegial and dynamic department currently has 16 research-active faculty, more than 400 graduate students, and over 400 undergraduate students. Faculty research interests cover the breadth of the educational field focusing on curriculum, instruction, technology, and leadership in teaching and teacher education. Our goal is to combine scholarship and teaching to advance the educational professions.
Primary responsibilities associated with this position include:
- Teaches graduate secondary level science methods courses;
- Contributes to the design, development, and implementation of a new STEM Education curriculum that is funded by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation;
- Engages in scholarly research and writing;
- Serves on departmental and school committees.
- Teaches elementary/middle-level undergraduate and graduate science methods courses;
- Advise graduate students in secondary science education;
- Supervise students in the field;
- Develops and maintains relationships with public schools;
- Provides leadership in national and state accreditation reviews;
- Serves on university committees;
- Obtains external funding for research and development projects;
- Demonstrates professional involvement in the field.