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Part-time Lecturer, STEM Education
Tufts University

Date Posted Sep. 7, 2023
Title Part-time Lecturer, STEM Education
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department School of Arts & Sciences: Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Science Education
    Math Education


The Department of Education at Tufts University is seeking a part-time Lecturer in STEM education to teach one graduate-level course in the Spring 2024 semester. There are two options: to teach a design-based research course, which has a syllabus and has been offered previously, or to help design a course on sociocultural theories and critical perspectives in STEM education research. The day and time of the course offering will be determined based on instructor’s availability and program schedule needs.




A Ph.D. degree in STEM Education or a related field is preferred, though candidates who are ABD may be considered. The candidate must also provide evidence of experience teaching, ability to engage with diverse students with different pedagogies, and a commitment to equity and social justice.


Application Instructions


All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at Applicants should submit the following - CV, cover letter which includes teaching philosophy and experience as related to the proposed courses, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Our department is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and candidates’ materials should address how they will promote these priorities in their professional career.

Any questions can be directed to The search committee will begin review of applications on November 1st and continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check.

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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