Watson College of Education
Assistant Professor - Elementary Science Education
Position # 6983
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) is located in the coastal seaport of Wilmington, which is ideally situated between the Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean. Wilmington is a community of about 100,000, with an historic downtown that includes a dynamic arts community, unique shopping and fine dining, and numerous parks, recreational facilities, and easy access to several beautiful beaches. UNCW enrolls 13,733 undergraduate and graduate students on its 640 acre campus and several extension sites. It is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top universities of its kind in the South and by both Kiplinger’s and Forbes magazines as one of the best values in the nation.
The Watson College of Education (WCE) (www.uncw.edu/ed) is a growing college with over 60 tenure-track faculty members working in undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. It offers several international study programs and maintains partnerships with numerous school districts, community colleges, and colleges/universities in the region.
Vacancy 14F052 Elementary Science Education Position 6983
We are searching for an outstanding teacher and scholar to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy, and Special Education with an emphasis in elementary science education beginning August 2014.
- Primary teaching responsibility will be to teach field-based undergraduate and graduate elementary science methodology courses in multiple formats - including face to face, online, and/or web-enhanced
- Maintain an active elementary education and/or STEM-related research agenda
- Provide leadership and service to the public schools, university, region, state and to the profession through active participation in national/international associations
- Lead teacher professional development
This position will begin August 2014. Requirements include: Doctorate in appropriate field or to be obtained within first academic year of employment; evidence of at least 3 years of successful K-6 public school teaching experience; eligible for North Carolina licensure in the appropriate area; demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity; and a strong commitment to and academic experience with diverse populations. Preferences include: Evidence of successful college teaching expereience and qualifications to teach elementary math methods courses.
Priority considerations will be given to applications received by January 6, 2014, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must complete the online application at http://consensus.uncw.edu. Required are: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of doctoral transcript, and contact information for three professional references. Attachments should be formatted in MS Word or Adobe PDF. For more information, see http://www.uncw.edu/ed/jobs/index.html.
Please direct questions to: Elementary Science Education Search, Dr. Amy Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dept. of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, Literacy, and Special Education.
UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.