Visiting Assistant Professor / Assistant Professor of Practice

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Feb 19, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Required Qualifications
  • PhD in Education, Communication, or other relevant social science discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience teaching/leading workshops.
  • Minimum of 1 year leading communication workshops for scientists or medical professionals.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in curriculum development and assessment, and training trainers.
  • Strong record of designing, facilitating, and assessing adult learning experiences.
  • Experience in working with trainers, including developing and delivering the train the trainer programs.
  • Demonstrated passion for science communication and familiarity with the Alda Center techniques.


Preferred Qualifications
Specialization in curriculum design, demonstrated capacity for developing outcomes based curriculum in relevant areas for the Alda Center (Message Design for scientists and medical professionals); experience working with scientists in the STEM and medical fields; experience managing and growing partnership networks; and coaching trainers.

Responsibilities & Requirements
The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is seeking a Professor of Practice (Visiting Assistant Professor) at the Assistant Professor Level, to serve as the Message Design Curriculum Leader with special expertise in teaching, workshop training, curriculum design, and a strong understanding of the cultures of science and medicine. The successful candidate will be responsible for the creation, development, implementation, and training of STEM and Medical curriculum in the Alda Center; teaching graduate and undergraduate courses; managing STEM training in the Alda Center partnership network; recruiting and training Message Design instructors; and traveling to deliver Alda Method workshops. Candidates should have a strong background in educational assessment and curriculum design, experience in community outreach, and significant experience training others.

Special Notes
This is a non-tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2018.

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The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure
Those interested in this position should fill out an online Applicant Information Survey State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply. Three digital letters of recommendation that include the applicant's full name and the word "Recommendation" in the email's subject line should be submitted to aldacenter_F98571802 @stonybrook.edu .

Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address below.

Christina Kenny Anselmo
Business and Finance Manager
Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
Stony Brook Unviersity
N4029 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3394
Email: aldacenter_F98571802@stonybrook.edu

Campus Description
Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Official Job Title: Visiting Assistant Professor / Assistant Professor of Practice
REF#: F-9857-18-02
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus
Department: Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 02/12/2018
Posting End Date: 03/14/2018


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 03/14/2018 , unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

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