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Assistant Professor for Science Education

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete application online; submit letter of application, current curriculum vitae or resume, a 300-500 word statement of personal teaching philosophy in a P-12 educational setting, unofficial graduate transcripts, a statement of research achievements and future research plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation (two must address the applicant’s teaching style in a P-12 educational setting). Submit all materials online. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details 

 Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor for Science Education
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Assistant Professor, Biology Education. This is a full time, tenure track position in Science Education. Responsibilities include teaching courses in secondary science methods (Biology/General Science) and foundation education courses at the undergraduate level; developing new science education programs for approval (internal and external); prepares accreditation documents for new and existing programs in collaboration with Education faculty. Advises students, participates in and provides leadership in school initiatives, and supervises field experiences. Establishes and works with P-12 partners. Provides service to the school, the university, community and the profession; assists in student recruitment and retention initiatives for the School of Teacher Education. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D) in Education from an accredited institution and completion of a teacher preparation program in science education required. Three to five years of teaching or administrative experience in P-12 public schools. Additional certification and endorsement areas desired: special education, ESOL, and/or reading. Experience with assessment and online assessment platforms (such as Live Text). Proficient in technology integration in teacher preparation requirements; online learning (such as Desire to Learn); demonstrated ability/skills in collegial teamwork, collaboration, and experience with inclusive practices in urban school settings. Experience with and strong commitment to working with low income/first generation students needing academic support, proactive advisement, and close mentoring. Strong team/building and interpersonal skills; motivation to collaborate with others on new initiatives, interdisciplinary projects and grants; leadership skills to follow through on initiatives. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date 05/11/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit letter of application, current curriculum vitae or resume, a 300-500 word statement of personal teaching philosophy in a P-12 educational setting, unofficial graduate transcripts, a statement of research achievements and future research plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation (two must address the applicant’s teaching style in a P-12 educational setting). Submit all materials online.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Letter of Reference 1
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
  7. Unofficial Transcript 1
  8. Unofficial Transcript 2
  9. Other Document