Assistant Professor of Professional Practice

New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Job description

Salary: Commensurate With Experience

Posting Summary

The position will report directly to the SAS Dean of Mathematical & Physical Sciences with a dotted line reporting relationship to the SAS Vice Dean for Undergraduate Education and a dotted line reporting relationship to the Chair of Physics. The primary responsibilities will be to oversee implementation of discipline-based education research (DBER) in general physics, oversee assessment and evaluation of course transformations, and contribute to assessment efforts of learning outcomes. The candidate will be expected to contribute to STEM education research projects across disciplines through participation in the TRIAD coalition and by leading efforts to obtain external funding to support course transformations and DBER projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating efforts with appropriate department chairs, deans, faculty teaching courses, and with the appropriate individuals in other schools and departments whose students are served by the introductory STEM courses. As part of the TRIAD coalition, the candidate will contribute to the professional development of faculty, postdocs, graduate teaching assistants, and undergraduate learning assistants who are teaching in or supporting transformed courses.

Minimum Education and Experience

PhD in Physics, Physics Education Research, or a closely related field. Minimum of one year experience in assessment and evaluation or course development in Physics, including a thorough knowledge of and experience with implementing discipline based education research.

How to apply

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