[ES_JOBS_NET] Multiple Tenure Track or Tenured Faculty in Science, Engineering, or Mathematics Educ (Discipline-Base Educ Research), Florida International University
christin at ucar.edu
Fri Oct 30 14:24:22 MDT 2015
FIU in conjunction with FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute invites
applications for multiple, open-ranked positions in Discipline Based
Education Research. The STEM Transformation Institute is a living
laboratory engaged in innovative research and educational change through
evidence-based practices that will ultimately increase the number of
well-prepared STEM professionals, including teachers, graduating from FIU.
The Institute builds on multidisciplinary collaborations across the
Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Education, and Engineering & Computing, as
well as stakeholders across the K-20 spectrum, to support its mission.
FIU is seeking individuals that will join the STEM Institute with
primary positions in a science or engineering department or in the
department of teaching and learning. Each individual will work
collaboratively with faculty in the STEM Institute and their department
to transform undergraduate STEM education and conduct transformative
education research in their discipline.
Successful candidates will be expected to establish/maintain a strong
research program (external funding, peer-reviewed scholarly work,
national/international collaborations, mentoring of
undergraduate/graduate researchers), teach/design transformative STEM
courses in their discipline, and provide service to their
department/college in order to contribute to the STEM Institute’s
mission in these domains.
*Required background includes:*
Earned doctorate in science, engineering, or mathematics with expertise
in discipline-based education research or earned doctorate in
* Scholarly activity (grant funding, publications, etc.) commensurate
* Experience conducting and leading a research program.
* Teaching experience and excellence commensurate with level.
* Strong leadership and communication skills.
Successful candidates will work closely with and be responsible to their
department chair and the STEM Institute Director. These are full time,
9-month positions. Please go to stem.fiu.edu for more information about
the position and STEM Transformation Institute.
Applications will be reviewed continually until all positions are
filled. Applications must be submitted online at Facultycareers.fiu.edu.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to attach a cover letter, curriculum
vitae, statement of teaching philosophy as/individual attachments/.
Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information
for at least three (3) references who will be contacted as determined by
the search committee.
To receive full consideration, applications and required materials
should be received by December 1, 2015. Review will continue until
positions are filled.
How To Apply
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educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.
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/Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged
university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools
offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral
<http://main.fiu.edu/academics/degree-programs/> programs in fields such
as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine.
As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8
billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding
solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes
research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over
200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses
and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU at I-75, and the
Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural
engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art
Museum <http://thefrost.fiu.edu/>, the Wolfsonian-FIU
<http://www.wolfsonian.org/>, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
<http://www.jewishmuseum.com/>. FIU is a member of/Conference USA
<http://www.fiusports.com/>/and has over 400 student-athletes
participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit
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