POSITION:  Full-time tenure track faculty joint appointment in the department of education and a department in the natural sciences.


SUPERVISOR:                Department Chairperson


QUALIFICATIONS:        Earned doctorate in education, science education or a related field.  Licensure and experience in science education at the middle and/ or secondary levels (middle level licensure preferred) as well as licensure in a specific area of secondary science (preferably physics and/ or earth/space science).


Experience in integrating computer technology into teaching and learning, ideally in a leadership/ training capacity.  Familiarity with new technologies and track record of being current and anticipating future trends, including online teaching.


Candidate must be committed to the liberal arts educational mission and evangelical Christian orientation of the university and demonstrate commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship. Candidate must demonstrate the ability to contribute to Bethelšs anti-racism efforts and cross-cultural understanding.



Teaching courses in science education and educational technology.  Teaching assignments will likely include:  science concepts courses; science methods and curriculum; education technology; student teaching and middle level practicum supervision and seminars.  The position may also include working with Master of Arts in Teaching students, and advising the department on integration of technology.


General faculty responsibilities will include student advising, and department and committee assignments.


COMPENSATION: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


POSITION OPEN:           Fall 2007



A letter of application and curriculum vita should be addressed to:


Dr. Debra K. Harless, Dean of Academic Programs, Bethel University, 3900 Bethel Drive, St. Paul, MN, 55112.