POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT> Western Michigan Univ, Kalamazoo: Sci Ed

Bill Cobern (bill.cobern@wmich.edu)
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 10:49:14 -0500

>SCIENCE EDUCATION
>
>Western Michigan University seeks applications for a tenure-
>track position in science education at the
>assistant/associate professor level for fall 1999, pending
>budgetary approval. The department offers MA and Ph.D.
>degrees in Science Education and is active in developing and
>teaching science courses for students in education. The
>faculty combine expertise in the science disciplines,
>cognitive science, and the history and philosophy of science
>to inform research regarding the teaching and learning of the
>science disciplines. Candidates should have a doctoral degree
>in science education or a related discipline and a strong
>background in biological or earth science and in at least of
>one of the other two areas. Candidates should have
>demonstrated success at publishing scholarly research, a
>promising program of research, and teaching experience at the
>university or pre-college level. Appointees will be expected
>to conduct a research program in science education, supervise
>graduate students, develop and teach undergraduate and
>graduate courses. Western Michigan University, a Carnegie
>Classification Doctoral I Institution, has an affirmative
>action program which encourages applications from
>underrepresented groups. Send a cover letter, curriculum
>vitae, statement of research interests, recent publications,
>and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Larry Oppliger
>(larry.oppliger@wmich.edu), Chair of Search Committee,
>Department of Science Studies, Western Michigan University,
>Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5033.

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William W. Cobern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Science Education

Department of Teaching, Learning & Leadership
Western Michigan University
2112 Sangren Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5192

Voice: +616.387.2255 FAX:   +616.387.2882

Internet: bill.cobern@wmich.edu
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