The Department of STEM Education in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Open Rank Position in STEM Education with an emphasis and/or concentration in Secondary Mathematics Education. The position is regular title series, tenure-eligible. This is a nine-month appointment, effective August 16, 2024. Responsibilities will be divided among research, teaching, and service, with faculty in this position typically expected to teach a 2-2 course load. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated ability to integrate their teaching and service with research that aligns with the department, college, and university’s mission.
Responsibilities include the following: teach two courses each semester (fall and spring) such as methods in an embedded secondary school context (e.g., SEM 421, 422, 631, 746, 575), and other undergraduate and graduate courses in the STEM education department (e.g., SEM 704, 706); collaborate with school partners; lead the STEM education - secondary mathematics program faculty; chair the STEM education - secondary mathematics program; and conduct a line of research relevant to the department and university’s mission (e.g., peer reviewed publications, grant proposals, presentations); seek extramural funding; serve on masters and doctoral committees; and provide service to the department, college, university, and profession.
Department mission statement: The Department of STEM Education strives to engage in innovative research, scholarship, teaching, and service with a commitment to equity and social justice in STEM education. In collaboration with students, schools, and the community, we aim to broaden participation in STEM by cultivating authentic engagement in high quality P20 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education in the Commonwealth, nation, and world.
You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being.
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Application review will begin November 1, 2023. For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Jonathan Thomas, Department Chair of STEM Education, firstname.lastname@example.org
The application should include the following:
- a detailed cover letter noting academic credentials and professional experience related to the responsibilities for this position (upload under Cover Letter);
- a curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita);
- a Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (upload under Specific Request 1);
- statements on research, teaching, and service (upload under Specific Request 2);
- contact information for three professional references (upload under Specific Request 3).