University of South Florida
Job Location: 
Tampa, FL
Job Description and Details: 
DEADLINE: JANUARY 4, 2013 - The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at USF invites applications for four tenure-track faculty positions in discipline-specific education research to expand and synergistically strengthen ongoing efforts in the School’s Science Education research cluster. Current research areas include assessment of student learning and attitudes, evaluation of large-scale curricular change, psychometrics, investigation of problem-solving and metacognition, quantitative literacy and research-based curriculum design and implementation. Each of these faculty positions will have a tenure home in one of six constituent departments in SNSM including Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Geology; Integrative Biology; Mathematics and Physics. Joint appointments with two departments will be considered for applicants with interdisciplinary expertise. These positions are at the Assistant Professor level, but an Associate Professor appointment may be considered commensurate with qualifications and experience, and based on the availability of funding. Applicants will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program in the area of science education research.