Faculty, Assistant Professor, Science Education - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The College of Science & Health at Utah Valley University (UVU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Science Education.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Develop and teach high-quality undergraduate secondary education methods courses
-Work collaboratively with university faculty members and public school personnel
-Foster the development of mentor teaching networks within local districts and schools
-Supervise field work of students, interns, and student teachers
-Conference with students regarding coursework, field work, and academic endeavors
-Maintain and submit accurate and current reports and records involving student accountability and performance
-Provide quality mentoring to undergraduate students
-Engage in and assist with ongoing program evaluation
-Participate in professional development with peers and public school personnel
-Prepare instructional materials (course outlines, syllabi, exams, etc.) as necessary
-Maintain student centered approach to education  

Minimum Qualifications

-An earned Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, geology, or physics, with specialization in science education, or an earned Ph.D. in science education, or an EdD.
-A minimum of five years' experience teaching science at the secondary level.
-Evidence of promise of successful university teaching with undergraduate students  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Demonstrated ability to cooperate with other science teachers
-Evidence of ability to supervise and mentor pre-service and in-service teachers
-Commitment to using and applying appropriate computer centered technologies in teaching and learning  

Selective Placement Factors

-Experience teaching professional development courses for science teachers preferred  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
-Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu  

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 4/1/2014