Director of Mathematics and Science Ph.D.


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Middle Tennessee State University

At Middle Tennessee State University we are searching for a Director of our Mathematics and Science Ph.D. program this fall. Our Ph.D. program includes four concentrations: Biological Education, Chemical Education, Interdisciplinary Science Education, and Mathematics Education. The MSE Ph.D. program is a great community of approximately 30 faculty members across the College of Basic and Applied Sciences and the College of Education and 35 Ph.D. students across the four concentrations. 

Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member (#107490) with a national reputation of scholarship in mathematics education, biology education, chemical education, and/or science education to direct and grow the interdisciplinary PhD program in Mathematics and Science Education (MSE; Candidate must qualify for rank of associate professor or professor. Expedited tenure upon appointment possible. Start date for the position is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will have a record of funded research in mathematics, biology, chemistry, and/or science education, experience mentoring PhD students, experience collaborating with a diverse community of academics, and ability to articulate a clear vision for the growth of the MSE PhD program.

Doctorate in Mathematics Education, Science Education, or a closely related disciplinary-based education research field.

A doctorate in a mathematics or a science discipline will be considered with evidence of significant scholarship related to education in that discipline.

Record of a funded education research program in a STEM-related field is required.

Experience mentoring Ph.D. students is also required.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, September 3, 2018
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Lovett
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