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Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences (Science Education)

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/25/23

Job Description

Department: Dept of Biological Sciences

Full-Time Tenure Track

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition number: 202300073F

Usual duties:

The Department of Biological Sciences at Sam Houston State University, a member of The Texas State University System, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in Science Education with an emphasis in Biological Sciences.

Degree Requirements:

The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in science education or a closely related field. Candidates with post-doctoral and/or teaching experience are preferred.

Experience Requirements:

Candidates with post-doctoral and/or teaching experience are preferred.

Other Requirements for the Position:

Primary teaching responsibilities include the courses Foundations of Science and Contemporary Biology with the opportunity to develop upper-level courses in biological science education. Additionally, the successful candidate will establish a research program in science/biological education, recruit and prepare undergraduate student researchers, secure external funding, and establish collaborations with science educators in the College of Sciences and the College of Education at Sam Houston State University.

Area of research is open to all areas of science education. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program involving undergraduates and masters-level graduate students in addition to collaborative research within the Department of Biological Sciences.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

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1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...