Category: Higher Ed.
Director of History/Social Studies, Teacher Education MAT Program, Brown University, Providence, RI
| April 5, 2016 | 11:15 am | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

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Graduate Assistant, DSLx Life Learning, MIT, Cambridge, MA
| February 1, 2016 | 1:23 pm | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

Position Title

Graduate Assistant, DSLx Life Learning

MIT Division of Student Life

 

Position Description

DSLx Life Learning is a program of the MIT Division of Student Life (DSL) designed to offer graduate and undergraduate students online microlearning opportunities to enhance their personal, social, academic, and professional development.

 

We are hiring a team of Graduate Assistants who have interest and experience in one or more relevant areas, like these below:

 

  • Higher education, instructional design for online learning
  • Educational media production: video, text, graphic design
  • Instructional technology, user interfaces, web design
  • Project development and management
  • Assessment, data collection and analysis
  • Communications, publicity, social media

 

Qualifications and Requirements

We’re looking for motivated, interested graduate students who have applicable experience in one or more of the areas outlined above, excellent organizational and communication skills, an enterprising spirit and creative approach, and interest in student development. Ideally, Graduate Assistants will be available to start soon and to continue working through summer and the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

Supervision

Graduate Assistants will work independently and as a team, along with the Director and MIT student Creative Assistants.

 

Time Commitment

Flexible schedule, 10-19 hours per week for the academic year, with an option to continue and increase to full-time in the summer

 

Compensation

$16/hour

 

Contact

Sally Susnowitz

Director, DSLx Life Learning

Phone: 617-258-7344
Email: susnowit@mit.edu

http://lifelearning.mit.edu

 

Assistant Professor of School Psychology, CSU Monterey Bay, Marina, CA
| December 4, 2015 | 10:03 am | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

Position: https://csumb.edu/hr/assistant-professor-school-psychology

Mathematics Education, Assistant/Associate/full Professor, Tufts University, Medford, MA
| September 28, 2015 | 2:19 pm | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

The Tufts University Department of Education (http://ase.tufts.edu/education/) invites applications for a full-time assistant, associate, or full professor in Mathematics Education. The faculty member will

  • pursue a program of scholarly research in Mathematics Education, including but not limited to undergraduate levels and supported by extramural funding;
  • advise MS and PhD students in STEM Education, Master of Arts in Teaching students in Mathematics, and undergraduate double-majors in Mathematics and Education;
  • teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Education and undergraduate courses in Mathematics.

The position requires a doctoral degree in Education, Mathematics, Learning Sciences, or a related field, and a record of research and of effective teaching appropriate to rank. Research related to underrepresented students and/or educational technology is desirable.

The successful candidate may collaborate with faculty from the Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering departments and have opportunities to collaborate with faculty in Arts & Sciences and Engineering. In addition, the department welcomes joint research with the faculties and research staffs of Boston-area universities and educational research organizations, for faculty interested to pursue such opportunities.

Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching, a CV, and copies of two representative scholarly works. Applicants at the assistant professor level should also have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted by their authors. Applicants at the associate or full professor level should submit contact information (names, addresses, and email addresses) for three references. These references will be contacted only if a candidate advances through the review process and has given permission to make the contact. All materials must be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/31916. Questions can be directed via email to Michelle.Pare@tufts.edu.

Tufts University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply and to identify their status in the cover letter.

QUALIFICATIONS

The position requires a doctoral degree in Education, Mathematics, Learning Sciences, or a related field, and a record of research and of effective teaching appropriate to rank. Research related to underrepresented students and/or educational technology is desirable.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research and teaching, a CV, and copies of two representative scholarly works. Applicants at the assistant professor level should also have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted by their authors. Applicants at the associate or full professor level should submit contact information (names, addresses, and email addresses) for three references. These references will be contacted only if a candidate advances through the review process and has given permission to make the contact. All materials must be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/31916. Questions can be directed via email to Michelle.Pare@tufts.edu.

 

http://apply.interfolio.com/31916

Outreach Specialist, Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University
| May 9, 2015 | 8:41 am | Higher Ed., Teaching | Comments closed

From the job description:

“Work to enrich public understanding of Africa, with a particular focus on K-12 education. Direct the Outreach Program’s work with teachers, schools of education, and teacher training organizations, including designing and implementing a new program to recognize teachers who develop Africa-area expertise and designing and leading teacher training workshops. Design and lead workshops for K-12 teachers and work with continuing education programs and schools of education to develop workshops on Africa for teachers and help to disseminate teaching guides and other materials on Africa.”

For the full posting go here.

College Transition Advisor, Tufts University, Medford, MA
| March 26, 2015 | 4:06 pm | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

Tufts University’s Office of Student Transition aims to assist new undergraduates to embark on an engaged and enriching college career by supporting students’ development of purpose within the intellectual community. Student Transition strives to: educate students about individual and community expectations and responsibilities; expose students to the range of Tufts’ curricular and co-curricular opportunities; increase students’ awareness of University resources for support and involvement; and, acquaint students with the relationship between personal development and academic achievement.

The College Transition Advisor (CTA) serves as a proactive advisor to undergraduates from admission until they declare their majors. The CTA acts as a source of general information and as a referral source. Working closely with other members of the advising team as well as other faculty and staff, the CTA empowers students to develop and maintain effective connections within the University community. In addition, the CTA acts as the primary liaison with faculty members in Engineering and Computer Science as well as the primary generalist advisor to pre-major students interested in these fields.

Full description here.

Graduate Assistant, MIT Division of Student Life/MITx, Cambridge, MA
| March 25, 2015 | 11:24 am | Higher Ed., Research | Comments closed

This just in…

The MIT Division of Student Life (DSL) is launching a new initiative to develop ways to

incorporate elements of student life and experiential learning into the MITx online

learning environment. Since this is a new initiative, the Graduate Intern/Assistant has

the opportunity to make important contributions.

Full description here.

Developmental Mathematics, Tenure Track Position, Monroe Community College SUNY, Rochester, NY
| February 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

Posting: https://jobs.monroecc.edu/postings/2942

Physics Education, Engineering Education and Agricultural Education joint-appointment tenure track openings in K-12 Integrated STEM Teacher Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
| September 24, 2014 | 9:34 am | Higher Ed. | Comments closed

Purdue University is seeking dynamic, innovative, and collaboration-oriented applicants for three open rank, tenure track, joint appointment positions in K-12 Integrated STEM Teacher Education:

• One position in Physics Education: Joint appointment in the College of Education (Department of Curriculum and Instruction) and the College of Science (Department of Physics and Astronomy). The majority appointment/tenure home and minority appointment will be determined based on the interest and credentials of the candidate. If applicant’s PhD is in an education-related field, then a minimum of a Master’s degree in physics is preferred.

• One position in Engineering Education: Majority appointment/tenure home in the College of Engineering (School of Engineering Education) and a minority appointment in the College of Education (Department of Curriculum and Instruction); a PhD in engineering or education with at least one degree in engineering or closely related field is required for this position.

• One position in Agricultural Education: Majority appointment/tenure home in the College of Agriculture (Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education) and a minority appointment in the College of Education (Department of Curriculum and Instruction); a PhD in education with one degree or professional experiences in agriculture, food or environmental sciences, or closely related STEM field is required for this position.

Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in a field related to STEM education. Commensurate with rank, we seek individuals who have established a nationally/internationally recognized and coherent research program, made significant contributions to their field through a wide range of scholarly accomplishments, obtained extramural funding to support research and innovative practice and demonstrated leadership in the field, or have the potential to do so. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cross-disciplinary collaboration. They will be expected to engage in collaboration with other cluster hires and current faculty around the integrated STEM teacher education initiative at Purdue.

Applicants should have expertise related to K-12 teacher education in chosen field as well as innovative research, teaching and/or engagement plans in STEM integration. Preference will be given to applicants with K-12 teaching experience. We also welcome applicants who would bring expertise in diversity and equity related to STEM education.

Review of complete applications will begin on October 15, 2014, and will continue until the positions are filled. Application materials must be submitted online at http://www.education.purdue.edu/news/STEM-Faculty-Search.html. A complete application includes: (a) a letter of application with a statement about the applicant’s perspective on how s/he will contribute to the Integrated STEM Teacher Education Initiative at Purdue, (b) a current vita, (c) a 2-page narrative describing the applicant’s research program, (d) a 2-page narrative describing the applicant’s teaching philosophy for STEM integration, (e) one example of scholarly writing (e.g., publication, conference paper, dissertation chapter), and (f) three letters of recommendation. Application components (a) through (d) should be submitted in order as a single PDF document. The example of scholarly writing may be included in the single PDF or uploaded as a separate PDF. To submit the PDF document(s), please use the button, “Apply for a Cluster Hire Position.” The three letters of recommendation should be submitted online by the person writing the letter of recommendation using the button, “Submit a Letter of Recommendation.” A background check is required for employment in these positions.

Inquiries about the positions should be directed to Professor Lynn Bryan, K-12 Integrated STEM Teacher Education Search Chair, at labryan@purdue.edu.

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning and Teaching, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
| July 28, 2014 | 12:49 pm | Higher Ed. | Comments closed
The Dean of Arts & Sciences at Brandeis University is looking for an Assistant Director of Experiential Learning and Teaching. This person will be responsible for assisting the Director in creating and implementing a forward- thinking vision for Experiential Learning at a private liberal arts research university committed to social justice. The Assistant Director will assist in designing, implementing, assessing, and managing Experiential Learning programs in collaboration with faculty and academic and student support offices. S/he will support strategic planning, fundraising, program development and evaluation initiatives, and help the Director to develop and promote cooperative relationships with faculty, employers, service organizations, and community partners supporting Experiential Learning.

For more information about the Office of Experiential Learning, please visit:http://www.brandeis.edu/experientiallearning/

Qualifications
 

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

·        Assists the Director with strategic planning, policy development and setting of annual goals and objectives. Works with faculty, students, and staff in such offices as Academic Services, Admissions, Career Center, Community Service, and Registrar to identify and prioritize need and provide support for Experiential Learning at the university. Promotes Experiential Learning opportunities and serves as a university-wide representative for Experiential Learning.

·        Designs and implements assessment of programs, services, and outcomes of Experiential Learning activities, and manages data to improve Experiential Learning initiatives.

·        Assists faculty in incorporating Experiential Learning pedagogy and reflective practices into their courses. Provides ongoing professional development and resources for course instructors.

Qualifications:

Master’s degree in higher education, educational leadership, or a field related to Experiential Learning required.

Three to five years experience in a higher education institution; demonstration of increasing levels of responsibility in areas of Experiential Learning program development, and varied experiences across the different areas within Experiential Learning, including paid or unpaid research, internship or community engagement.

Strong background in assessment and evaluation. Demonstrated ability to develop and support collaborative relationships both on and off campus.

Excellent written, oral communication, and organizational skills. Knowledge of and capacity to articulate the value of experiential learning in higher education to multiple constituencies, and experience with assessment and data-management.