Science Teaching Fellow Position at Iowa State University

Science Teaching Fellow: Great grant-funded opportunity for a post-doc interested in research and science education.

The Howard Hughes Program for Innovation in Undergraduate Science Education at Iowa State University invites applications for two Post-doctoral Science Teaching Fellow positions in the fields of Biology and Chemistry. Specific responsibilities of these grant-funded positions will include working in coordination with science faculty to identify specific learning goals for core undergraduate courses, decide on assessments of student progress toward these goals, and develop and prototype innovative in-class and out-of-class course activities and laboratory materials to promote student learning. Fellows will have the opportunity to join a research group, providing additional opportunities for scholarship, publication, and professional development in the sciences. ISU is located in a vibrant college town and is committed to excellence and world-class diversity. Jo Anne Powell-Coffman will be one of the mentors for the Biology Fellow.

Qualified candidates must have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences, chemistry, or science education; excellent organizational and interpersonal communication skills; teaching experience; and have the potential for contributing to science education scholarship and research. To apply, send the following to a cover letter briefly summarizing qualifications, curriculum vitae, a statement of scholarly interests and expertise, and contact information for three references. For questions regarding this position, please contact Prof. Ogilvie at Review of applications will begin on June 28, 2010 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and members of under represented groups are strongly encouraged. Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.

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