SCIENCE EDUCATION: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. The College of Arts and Sciences
and the College of Education at Western Michigan University invite
applications and nominations for a tenure-track interdisciplinary position
in secondary science education methods. Position to begin Fall 2001. Earned
doctorate in science education required. Applicants must have demonstrated
strength in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics or related science.
Experience in teaching secondary science education methods is preferred.
Candidates possessing a record of scholarly activity in science education
preferred, as are candidates with experience integrating technology into
teaching, distance learning or other emerging information technologies.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate science education methods
courses, serving as a liaison between the Colleges of Education and Arts
and Sciences, service to the professional education unit, and on-going
collaboration with science education teachers. May be assigned graduate
level teaching, as well as teaching off-campus. Normal expectations of all
University faculty include advising, maintaining scholarly productivity in
research, publications and professional presentations, participating in
College and University committees and providing service to the field.
Western Michigan University is a Carnegie Classification Doctoral I
institution. The Colleges of Education and Arts and Sciences at Western are
vital, progressive and cohesive units committed to high quality teaching,
research and service in the delivery of all programs. The teacher education
program at WMU is committed to an aggressive agenda to move forward into
the next millennium, including a strong commitment to field-based education
along with greater use of partnerships and collaborative relationships. To
apply, submit letter of application, current vita, transcripts, placement
file (if available), reprints of publications, and three current letters of
recommendation which directly address the applicant's competencies and
potentials in the areas specified. Letters of recommendation are to be
mailed directly by the authors. Placement files should originate directly
from the relevant placement office. Letters of application should include a
summary of research interests. Review of applications will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled. Apply to: Dr.
William Cobern, Chair, Interdisciplinary Science Education Search
Committee, Department of Teaching, Learning and Leadership, College of
Education, 2112 Sangren Hall, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
49008. Telephone 616/387-3465, fax 616/387-2882, email
mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. Western Michigan University is an Equal
Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from
women and minority groups.
William W. Cobern, Ph.D.
Professor of Science Education,
Department of Teaching, Learning & Leadership and the Dept. of Science Studies
Western Michigan University
2112 Sangren Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5192
Voice: +616.387.2255 FAX: +616.387.2882
Research Web http://www.wmich.edu/slcsp/slcsp.htm
(Scientific Literacy and Cultural Studies Project)
"Not all that we know is science, lest there be no possibility of
science" Langdon Gilkey
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