Assistant Professor - Adolescence Education: Science 7-12
Location: Cortland, New York
Internal Number: 7787
SUNY Cortland is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Adolescence Education – Science at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in fall 2024. The successful candidate will be housed in the department with which their scientific interests are most closely affiliated, either the Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, or Physics Department.
Teach professional preparation courses required for adolescence science majors seeking New York State certification to teach biology, chemistry, earth science, or physics in grades 7-12 (e.g. Introduction to Adolescence Education, and Teaching the Sciences in the Middle and Secondary Schools (Methods I and II). Additional responsibilities for teacher preparation include formal observation and evaluation of student teachers in local public middle and high school science classrooms.
Within their affiliated natural sciences department, participate in the teaching of introductory science courses.
Maintain an active research program that involves undergraduates and has the potential for external funding.
Provide service to the department and university that includes advisement and mentorship of students with diverse backgrounds.
Ph.D. or doctoral candidate, all but dissertation (ABD) (with degree conferral by August 2024) in science education, or curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in science education, or a closely related field.
Evidence of effective teaching at the college level
Formal teaching experience in secondary science education
Evidence of scholarly productivity
Three or more years of formal teaching experience in secondary science education
Current certification, or eligible for certification, to teach science at the secondary level
Knowledge of state and national secondary level science curricula and standards
Experience with the accreditation process for teacher preparation programs
Experience in developing collaborations with school district partners
Demonstrated experience in working with students from diverse backgrounds in an educational setting,
Graduate coursework in a field within the natural sciences.
Established record of published peer-reviewed scholarly work
SUNY Cortland is one of 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. The State University of New York is a quality public university that combines world-renowned faculty, dedicated staff, and a truly diverse body of talented students to pursue its mission in every corner of the state: "to learn, to search, to serve."