COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Tenure Track Position for 2007-2008

 

The UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA ST. PETERSBURG, which is the first

regional campus in Florida to achieve separate SACS accreditation, invites

applications for the following full-time, tenure-track position with

service to begin August 7, 2007. While achieving our own unique identity,

we remain a complementary part of a multi-institutional University of

South Florida network of institutions, ranked among the premier research

universities in the country. The College of Education at USF St.

Petersburg, which is nationally accredited by the National Association of

Colleges of Teacher Education (NCATE) offers innovative graduate and

undergraduate degrees leading to initial certification and post-graduate

certification, as well as post-graduate degrees designed to prepare

education professionals. The College mission frames its research-based,

interdisciplinary programs and emphasizes community engagement, ethical

leadership, and social responsibility. All programs integrate literacy,

English for speakers of other languages, and strategies designed to meet

the needs of diverse learners in response to community-based educational

priorities.

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SCIENCE EDUCATION (#3447)

 

Minimum qualifications: Doctorate in science education or related

discipline from a regionally accredited institution; and a record of

scholarship consistent with the expectations for scholarship in a research

university or demonstrated potential in this area; and elementary and/or

secondary science education and teacher education expertise. Preferred

qualifications: teaching, and grant writing experience and program

development. Preference will be given to those whose work has an applied

teacher education focus. We are particularly interested in applicants

with experience working in schools with diverse populations. Applicants

will be expected to establish an independent program of research that can

garner extramural support, mentor student research and teach graduate and

undergraduate classes.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Send statements addressing the requirements of the

position, research program, program development, teaching interests, CV,

three letters of recommendation, and up to three reprints/preprints to the

search committee chairs listed below. To receive full consideration,

materials should be received prior to December 15, 2006. Salaries are

commensurate with qualifications and expertise. Applicants who are ABD

will be considered, as long as verification of the earned doctorate is

received by the start of the position. In accordance with Florida Law,

all applications and meetings regarding these positions are open to the

public. For further information about the USF St. Petersburg College of

Education and the university please visit www.stpt.usf.edu/coe/index.htm.

USF St. Petersburg is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, and equal

access education institution. For disability accommodations contact (727)

873-1151/TDD (813) 974-1510 a minimum of five working days in advance of

need.

 

Search Committee Chair, Dr. Andy Reeves, USF St. Petersburg, 140 Seventh

Avenue South, COQ 201, St. Petersburg, FL 33701, or areeves@stpt.usf.edu.