Full Professor of Science Education

Vanderbilt University Peabody College - Nashville, TN

Full-time$130,000 - $180,000 a year
EducationBenefits

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Full Professor of Science Education

Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College

The Department of Teaching and Learning of Peabody College invites applications for a full professor with the possibility of an Endowed Chair in Science Education. We are open to scholars in a broad range of specialities in science teaching and learning, including those whose research focuses on public and community engagement in science, student or teacher identity, innovative teacher education, computational thinking, science discourse, and/or the design of equitable, just and academically-challenging science learning environments. We are interested in scholarship that takes place in the context of schools or spans school, home, and community settings. We seek a colleague who will be committed to advancing critical scholarship of educational practice and working with the increasingly diverse communities of Vanderbilt University and the city of Nashville.

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Successful applicants must have a strong record of publication and external research funding. Additionally, the successful candidate will help lead, initiate, and participate in collaborative research projects, teacher education and/or community partnerships as well as contribute to our undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. These include: Learning, Teaching and Diversity (Ph.D.), Learning and Diversity in Urban Settings (M.Ed.), Learning and Design (M.Ed.), and our teacher credentialing programs.

We will review applications beginning November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit: a letter of interest, up to three publications (or manuscripts in progress), a current vita and the names of three scholars who will write letters of recommendation. The committee will request three letters of recommendation from a small group of finalists. Please apply at the following link:

https://apply.interfolio.com/70109

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Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Noel Enyedy, Chair, Science Education Search Committee. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the Vanderbilt Peabody College website at http://peabody.vanderbilt.edu/.

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Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, without regard to race/color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $125,000.00 to $175,000.00 /year

Application Question:

  • Successful applicants must have a strong record of publication and external research funding. Additionally, the successful candidate will help lead, initiate, and participate in collaborative research projects, teacher education and/or community partnerships as well as contribute to our undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. These include: Learning, Teaching and Diversity (Ph.D.), Learning and Diversity in Urban Settings (M.Ed.), Learning and Design (M.Ed.), and our teacher credentialing programs.

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid time off

Class Size:

  • 11 - 20

Institution Type:

  • Private 4 year or above

Duties:

  • Contribute to ongoing program or department curriculum development
  • Maintain research or professional contributions
  • Contribute to service at division/school levels
  • Participate in school and faculty governance and activities
  • Hold regular office hours
  • Serve on review and thesis committees for graduate students

Job Start:

  • Other

Position Length:

  • One year or more

Supervisory responsibilities:

  • Yes

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment