Utah Valley University is a student centered teaching institution dedicated to building communities of engaged learners. UVU is located in Orem, Utah with satellite campuses in Wasatch County, and at the Provo Airport.
Summary of Duties: 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
Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer.