Director of the Science and Mathematics Initiative/CalTeach Program, Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

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University of California, Santa Barbara

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks a full-time director of the Science and Mathematics Initiative/CalTeach program. This is a career Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment position. Duties include helping coordinate and teach in CalTeach, a UC-wide program for increasing the number and quality of secondary science and mathematics teachers who are prepared to teach the linguistically and culturally diverse students in California.  (See http://education.ucsb.edu/calteach for additional information about CalTeach.) The Lecturer will be housed in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education and will work extensively with students and faculty across education, the sciences, and mathematics. The successful candidate must have a doctorate in science education or related field, strong science content knowledge, and exemplary teaching, mentoring, and administrative skills. The ability to work effectively with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds representing the state of California is essential. Desirable experience includes teaching in a middle or high school classrooms, teaching prospective or practicing teachers, conducting educational research, and/or administering academic programs. Preferable start date is July 1, 2017.  Please send a letter of interest outlining experiences and qualifications together with a teaching philosophy and curriculum vitae to UC Recruit, https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00883. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the same address.  We will begin reviewing applications on December 5, 2016 

 

The position will remain open until filled.  Salary will be commensurate with experience.  The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, December 5, 2016
Contact Name: 
Danielle Harlow