Discipline-Based Science Education at San Francisco State University


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San Francisco State University, College of Science and Engineering

The College of Science and Engineering at San Francisco State University offers an exciting opportunity for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in discipline-based science education with an emphasis on climate change beginning August of 2020. We seek a colleague whose teaching and research interests focuses on increasing equity and inclusion in STEM fields by creating highly effective teaching and learning environments. We seek candidates who will be committed to our missions to support student success and social justice perspectives. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

The position is within an academic unit in the College of Science & Engineering at San Francisco State University (the specific home department will depend on candidate’s area of expertise). The College offers programs at the undergraduate and master’s degree levels through the departments of Biology, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Computer Science, Earth & Climate Sciences, Geography & Environment, Mathematics, Psychology, and Physics & Astronomy, as well as a master’s degree in interdisciplinary Marine and Estuarine Sciences. Through the School of Engineering, the College offers undergraduate degrees in civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering as well as a master’s degree in engineering. The position allows for interaction with discipline-based science education faculty in the Departments of Biology, Physics & Astronomy, and Mathematics; with members of the College of Science and Engineering’s Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME); with members of the Center for Equity and Excellence in Teaching (CEETL); and with research centers and field stations involved in climate change research and education, including the Estuary and Ocean Science Center and the Sierra Nevada Field Campus. This position also allows for interaction with SFSU science education initiatives focused on improving the teaching of climate change in k-12 public schools.

The deadline to apply is November 15, 2019.

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