Spelman College - Atlanta, GA

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Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the scholarly environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium, The Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education, and the Associated Colleges of the South. All tenure-track candidates are expected to have a demonstrated interest in liberal arts and sciences education, be able to contribute effectively to undergraduate teaching, aid in curriculum development, provide service to the department and College, as well as be active in scholarly, creative, and/or research productivity appropriate to a liberal arts environment. The Department of Biology seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning January 2013 in college-level Science Education. Applicants should be interdisciplinary scholar-teachers with particular expertise in Science Education and a robust background in one or two STEM disciplines. The ideal applicant will also show strong potential for interaction across diverse disciplines represented in the College and demonstrated expertise in pedagogy, curriculum development and/or assessment. Collaboration with faculty from multiple departments and the Teaching Research and Resource Center to develop and assess curricula and apply for extramural funding is expected. Qualifications: Ph.D. is required; teaching experience and post-doctoral training preferred. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Competitive salary and an excellent benefits program are available. To apply for the position, please send: a letter of application, which identifies the position sought; curriculum vitae (with contact information); a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; statement of scholarly, creative or research interest. Excellence in teaching, research and/or scholarly or creative production, and service are required. Official copies of graduate transcripts required. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from the referee or dossier service. Send all information to: Spelman College, Provost Faculty Human Resources Office, Attn: Ms. Karla H. Williams, Manager of Faculty Human Resources, 350 Spelman Lane, SW, Box 1209, Atlanta, GA 30314. For email correspondence, send to: Spelman College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer