The Simmons School of Education & Human Development invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in one of the STEM areas or a faculty member who has a research focus in an integrated STEM Education area in the Department of Teaching and Learning. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in shaping a new dynamic public school focused on STEM Education and join a vibrant research and teacher education community. This new school represents a four-way partnership between industry, school district, university, and the community. For more information about the West Dallas Stem School, please visit https://www.smu.edu/simmons/AboutUs/ModelSchool. For more information about the current research projects at the Simmons School, please visit https://www.smu.edu/simmons/Research/Projects.
Responsibilities include teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate education, by teaching 2 courses or the equivalent each semester, as well as maintain an active research agenda which includes seeking external research funding. We are especially interested in candidates whose scholarly work focuses on one of the STEM disciplines in one or more of the following areas: Pre-K-12 student learning, bilingual education, teacher education, urban education, or learning sciences.
The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to engage in the development and ongoing collaboration focused on instructional innovation, professional learning, community partnerships and/or the research agenda for a new Pre-K-8 public school focused on STEM education.
For additional information, please visit: https://www.smu.edu/simmons/Academics/TeacherEducation