JOB POSTINGS

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Position Focused on Undergraduate Metacognitive Development The biology education research lab led by Dr. Julie Stanton seeks applicants for a postdoctoral research scholar position. The postdoctoral scholar will join an NSF-funded project to investigate the development and use of metacognition in life science undergraduates. The postdoctoral scholar will lead a longitudinal study on metacognitive development and contribute to another study focused on how undergraduates use metacognition while collaborating. The postdoctoral scholar will join the vibrant Biology Education Research Group at the University of Georgia, as well as a larger community of discipline-based education researchers across STEM. There are many opportunities for professional development and the postdoctoral scholar will have the chance to cultivate their own interests and projects in biology education research.

Qualifications Applicants must have:

• a Ph.D. in a life sciences discipline,...

July 17, 2020

The Department of Biology in the College of Science and Mathematics invites applications and nominations for a visiting instructor position (#12021), with primary teaching responsibilities to include Introductory Biology, Environmental Biology, and Biodiversity on the Armstrong and Liberty campuses.

    

At Georgia Southern, visiting instructors normally teach fifteen credit hours per semester, hold regular office hours, and participate in school meetings and activities. Collegiality is essential. All visiting positions are non-tenure track, academic-year (9/10 month) appointments. Appointments are for one year only, although there is the possibility of reappointment contingent upon funding and satisfactory performance. The second year would be a terminal year, without exception.

At Georgia Southern University, we celebrate diversity in all its forms, including every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veteran status, ability, and LGBTQ+ identity. We are seeking applications...

July 17, 2020

The Department of Biology at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position of Lecturer in biology beginning Fall of 2021.

Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose under-representation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.

We seek a broadly trained biologist with a keen interest in and commitment to teaching introductory biology, including laboratory and classroom instruction. The successful candidate will teach primarily at the introductory level, but will also have opportunities to participa...

June 26, 2020

The Instructor will be responsible for teaching undergraduate level courses in Chemistry. This is a nine-month non-tenure track position with an estimated start date of August 2020 renewable annually upon satisfactory performance. We are seeking applicants interested in teaching undergraduate courses in Survey, Fundamental, General, and Organic Chemistries including laboratories. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate sophomore and freshman level Chemistry classes including laboratories;

  • Teach undergraduate level Organic Chemistry classes including laboratories;

  • Implement teaching strategies focusing on student success and retention;

  • Curriculum development and implementation;

  • Participation in outreach activities;

  • Service activities to the department, college, university, and community;

  • Student advising;

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Duties and...

The UA Little Rock Department of Chemistry invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry starting August 15, 2020. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Chemistry is dedicated to high quality education at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a strong externally funded research program in any area of Organic Chemistry or related areas such as polymers, bioorganic, and organic materials. The candidate will be expected to teach Organic Chemistry courses including laboratories as a primary part of their teaching duties at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively teach students using evidence-based approaches;

  • Teach lower division, upper division, and graduate level courses in Organic Chemistry, including lectures and laborator...

Connecticut College, is conducting a national search for a Quantitative Center Director to create a vision and lead the implementation of a state-of-the-art Quantitative Skills Center. The Director will assume responsibility for coordination, oversight, monitoring and assessment of quantitative support as part of student support services in our Academic Resource Center as well as faculty and staff development in concert with our Center for Teaching and Learning. This position will directly support faculty, staff and students in STEM disciplines and Economics. Position will be open until filled.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

The Quantitative Center Director will be responsible for communicating with faculty to identify areas of overlap in quantitative skills development between departments and be proactive in connecting those areas; coordinate with the Center for Teaching and Learning to offer programming for faculty around quantitative skill development and assist faculty...

Description

The Center for the Integration of Teaching, Learning and Scholarship at Lafayette College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director. The Assistant Director will be part of a dynamic center environment and play key roles in CITLS programming, services and resource creation to support faculty as teacher-scholars. An initial focus of this position will be to provide pedagogical guidance and support for online and flexible course delivery including professional development opportunities for faculty and the development of resources on teaching. The Assistant Director will also guide and support face-to-face course delivery. The Assistant Director will be a part of other strategic initiatives for the center.

The Assistant Director will work closely with and report to the Associate Dean of Teaching and Learning. The Assistant Director will also work closely with the administrative coordinator and various campus partners including Learning & Research Technologies, t...

Overview

Reporting to the Director of the McGraw Center, the Senior Associate Director for Teaching Initiatives and Programs for Faculty will lead the development and delivery of all programs and services for faculty in support of the University’s teaching mission.  With supervisory oversight of two professional staff, the Senior Associate Director oversees the TIPF budget in collaboration with the Center Manager and the Center Director. This position sits on the Faculty Council for Teaching and Learning; the selection committee for the Graduate Student Mentoring Award; and other committees as assigned.

Responsibilities

Serve as the principal contact in the McGraw Center for individual faculty members seeking advice on matters related to teaching and the development of proposals for innovative course design. With the Center Director, develop and deliver services and programs for faculty, including orientations for new faculty and workshops on course design and assessment, digital pedagogy...

The Davidson College Biology Department invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in organismal biology, ecology, and/or biostatistics, beginning 01 July 2020. The area of specialization is open and may include evolution, ecology, behavior, conservation biology, or related fields. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in biology (or related field) by July 2020, ability, experience, and interest in teaching biostatistics, introductory organismal biology, and/or ecology. We seek an individual with demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, which includes fostering inclusive learning environments where all students can thrive. The annual teaching load is five courses over two semesters, which will be met through a combination of an introductory organismal biology course (BIO114) plus lab, biostatistics (BIO240), and/or ecology (BIO321) plus lab.

Apply online only at http://employment.davidson.edu. The...

DESCRIPTION

The Department of Educational Psychology at UConn's Neag School of Education seeks to hire a full-time Postdoctoral Research Associate to join its research group in learning sciences and technology.

The scholar will work on a multidisciplinary collaborative team funded by the NIH Science Education Partnership Program and led by Dr. Ido Davidesco at UConn.

This project focuses on developing authentic classroom-based research experiences for high school students. As part of the project, students use innovative, portable brain technologies to learn about their own learning. With support from a scientist, they develop a research question, collect brain and behavioral data, and share their findings with their community (https://wp.nyu.edu/brainwaves/).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will have the opportunity to learn about advances in educational technology and learning sciences and to contribute to all aspects of the project including co-...

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