The School of Arts and Sciences. Rutgers University is seeking a full time non-tenure faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. This is a calendar year appointment. The position will report directly to the Director of the Math & Science Learning Center with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Director of the Office of STEM Education. The primary responsibilities will be to oversee the outreach and diversity programs offered through the Office of STEM Education, including the Math & Science Learning Center, Geology Museum and Rutgers Science Explorer.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requirements: PhD in a STEM discipline or Science Education. Requires a minimum of 6 years experience in developing, presenting and supervising K12 outreach programs in the STEM disciplines, including a thorough knowledge of and experience in working with underserved populations. The successful applicant must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of K12 curriculum and culture, pedagogy and informal science education. Successful applicants will also have experience in applying for external funding, collaborating with faculty, students and staff to develop programming, and providing professional development activities for graduate and undergraduate students.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The primary responsibilities will be to oversee the outreach and diversity programs offered through the Office of STEM Education, including the Math & Science Learning Center, Geology Museum and Rutgers Science Explorer. This position is responsible for development and implementation of all program initiatives, strategic planning, development of programs and curriculum, assessment, development of funding proposals and budget management, and policy development and implementation. This position will recruit, hire, and train graduate teaching fellows, provide mentorship for teaching fellows and other program participants, and develop, coordinate, and participate in outreach training and ongoing professional development for graduate teaching fellows. This position collaborates with outreach coordinators from other programs and museums to develop joint programming, with faculty and staff in related departments to develop new programs, and with museum volunteers and K12 teachers to coordinate programming. This position develops and implements programming to support diversity in graduate and undergraduate programs, through the OSE, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and RWJMS.
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