Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Science Education starting Fall 2007. The Center for Science Education, housed in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana State University, seeks an individual with a Ph.D. in Science Education or related field and a B.S. or M.S. in one of the sciences (preferably Biology, Chemistry, or Physics). Preference will be given to candidates who have college and/or K-12 teaching experience, and evidence of scholarship in science education. Responsibilities include teaching content and methods courses in B.S. and M.S. programs in secondary, middle, and elementary science education, supervision of field experiences; maintaining a record of published research and external funding supporting science education at ISU; and providing leadership that fosters collaboration among the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, and K-12 schools. Competitive startup package and salary ! commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin December 8, 2006. Candidates should visit the university's job postings web site at https://jobs.indstate.edu and electronically attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement on philosophy of teaching, statement on philosophy of research, and copies of transcripts at the end of the data request process. A sample of scholarly writing should be mailed to Dr. Laurence Rosenhein; Chair, Search Committee; Center for Science Education; Indiana State University; Terre Haute, IN 47809. Additionally, please arrange to have 3 original letters of reference mailed to the Search Committee Chair. E-mail messages may be sent to the Search Committee Chair at lrosenhein@isugw.indstate.edu.  Opportunities are available for collaboration with other faculty in ongoing projects including the NSF Noyce Scholarship program, ESDoE Project PRE ! (Partnering to Reform Education), and Transition to Teachi ng. For more information, see our web site at http://www.indstate.edu/scied. Indiana State University encourages the applications of women and minority scholars; ISU has a higher percentage of diverse and multicultural students than any other Indiana university.


LOCATION: Terre Haute is a community of 60,000 that serves as a hub for transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture in southwestern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Terre Haute has two private colleges in addition to the university, and is an important athletic, fine arts, and cultural center for the region. It is located 70 miles east of Indianapolis and is within three hours driving time to Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, and Louisville. 


Dr. Meredith L Beilfuss

Indiana State University

Center for Science Education and

Dept. of Geography, Geology, and Anthropology

191 Science Bldg.

600 Chestnut St.

Terre Haute, IN 47809

812-237-3010 OR 812-237-2362