K-12 Science/STEM Education Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
The Education Department of Carthage College seeks qualified applicants for a K-12 Science/STEM Education tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have an earned doctorate (or ABD with 2019 completion date) and science teaching experience in the K-12 environment. Applicants should have evidence of scholarship, demonstrated experience in university teaching, appropriate technology skills, and experience collaborating in diverse K-12 settings. In addition to the above qualifications, the department seeks individuals interested in collaborating with faculty in the STEM departments to implement and research a recently awarded $1.2 Million NSF Noyce scholarship grant. Applicants are expected to teach science methods courses at both the elementary and secondary levels, and other courses in the education major. Local K-12 schools boast a variety of innovative science and STEM programs and diverse student populations and settings, providing a rich environment for research on science teaching.
How to Apply
Interested candidates should send: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) teaching philosophy, 3) three letters of reference, and 4) appropriate evidence of teaching effectiveness by October 31st, 2017.
Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectations, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.
Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.