The Department of Teacher Education and Administration (TE&A) seeks a Professor with tenure in Science Education to begin Fall 2021. The successful candidate will join Curriculum & Instruction faculty in a dynamic undergraduate program leading to EC-6, 4-8, and secondary teacher certification. Science Education faculty also participate in the department’s Master and PhD in Curriculum & Instruction and in Teach North Texas, University of North Texas’ (UNT) innovative math and science secondary level teacher preparation program. Of particular interest to the College of Education are candidates who are committed to improving people’s lives through powerful learning, social-emotional wellness, physical health, civic engagement, and anti-racist education.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses (offered at the UNT campus and other off-site locations and online) in Science Education, STEM Education, and Curriculum & Instruction; co-direct Teach North Texas, UNT’s innovative math and science secondary level teacher preparation program; collaborate with COE faculty in promoting a Learning Sciences perspective; serve on and chair doctoral dissertation committees; maintain an active research agenda; obtain grant funding; and provide service to the Department, College, University, community constituencies, and professional organizations. Summer teaching is contingent on student demand and funding.