Clinical Assistant Professor of STEM Education

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University of Tennessee - Knoxville

The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences at The University of Tennessee seeks applicants for two clinical assistant professors to contribute to research and teaching in the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE). TPTE offers programs of study that lead to initial teacher licensure and endorsement in many areas; several graduate certificates and masters, education specialist, and doctoral degrees. We seek two new faculty members to join an active research and teaching community investigating innovation, reform, and/or social and cultural aspects related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education. Position begins August 2018.

We are looking for a colleague who can engage substantially in teaching coursework, advising students, and providing field supervision within our undergraduate and graduate STEM teacher preparation programs. We welcome applicants who can contribute to STEM education scholarship.

Required Qualifications

Required qualifications include (1) an earned doctorate in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics Education; (2), successful teaching experience at the K-12 level; (3) successful experience or demonstrated potential in field supervision and collaboration with personnel in P-12 school settings; (4) successful experience or demonstrated potential in college teaching; (5) ability to work within a collaborative team; (6) demonstrated ability in integrating technology into teaching and learning; (7) successful experience or demonstrated potential in responding to cultural, linguistic, gender, and ethnic diversity; and (8) an understanding of the current landscape of STEM education, including standards and key challenges.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include (1) expertise in how to support students’ learning and work products associated with the edTPA; and (2) demonstrated scholarship or scholarly potential.


Duties will include supervision of STEM teacher education undergraduate and graduate students; collaborating with school-based partners to facilitate and design substantial field-based experiences; assisting students with implementation and completion of edTPA; teaching and advising graduate and undergraduate students; and serving on graduate student and departmental committees.


Is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter expressing your interest and describing your qualifications, current curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three references to:

Lynn Hodge, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, 410 Bailey Education Complex, Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996-344. Email: 

The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, February 9, 2018
Contact Name: 
Lynn Hodge
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