The Department of Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Georgia is pleased to announce the initiation of searches to fill two postions that may be of interest to NARST members.


Assistant Professor Position


The Department of Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Science Education Program at the assistant professor level. We are seeking an individual with a doctoral degree in science education or closely related field and a strong background in one of the natural sciences. Teaching experience in science at the precollege level is preferred. The successful candidate should have demonstrated the potential to be a productive scholar at the highest levels within the field of science education. In addition, experiences that provide evidence of an ability to teach courses leading to secondary science certification are highly desired.


To initiate the application process submit a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a brief description of teaching and research interests, a sample of scholarly writing, as well as graduate and undergraduate transcripts. Please ask three persons who can provide professional references to send letters as well.


All materials should be directed to: Dr. J. Steve Oliver, Science Education Program Coordinator and Associate Department Head, Department of Mathematics and Science Education, 212 Aderhold Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602-7126.


Qualified individuals who have completed an application containing the materials identified above by December 10, 2006 will receive full consideration. The starting date for this position is in August 2007. This position is contingent on funding.





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Job Announcement

Assistant/Associate Professor, Applied Cognition and Development Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology


A joint position in the Department of Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology and the Mathematics and Science Education Department.


Qualifications: A doctorate in educational psychology, developmental psychology, mathematics education, science education, or a related field by August 2007 is required, along with research skills in quantitative or mixed methods, publications applying psychology to mathematics or science education, and evidence of external funding potential. School teaching experience is desirable.

Responsibilities: An active research program applying psychology to mathematics or science. An emphasis on motivation is desirable. The candidate will actively seek external funding for large scale, quantitative projects; teach graduate and undergraduate courses; direct graduate students in the MA and PhD programs; and provide service to the institution and profession.

To assure full consideration applications must be received by December 15, 2006. Position to start August 2007. Send vitae and letter of application that details research and teaching interests, examples of publications and grants, and contact information for at least three references.


Send application materials to:

Dr. Marty Carr, Professor

Chair, Search Committee

329B Aderhold Hall

University of Georgia

Athens, GA 30602






The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Georgia is an Open Records state. Persons who need accommodations in order to participate in the search process should notify the search chair.



J. Steve Oliver

Associate Department Head

Department of Mathematics

and Science Education

The University of Georgia