Major Duties: - Establish a research agenda and externally-funded research program in science education, with a focus on student learning and success in the health sciences (e.g., student knowledge development and progression from pre-professional health science programs to degree completion, student understanding of key concepts). - Teach undergraduate and graduate courses that may include, but are not limited to: Biology or Chemistry undergraduate feeder courses for students in pre-professional programs in the WMU College of Health and Human Services as well as Graduate Seminars and Research Methods in Science Education for MISE graduate students. - Advise graduate students in science education.- Participate in department, college, and university service responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications: - A PhD in science education, biology, chemistry, or a health science field from an accredited institution.- Good oral and written communications skills.- Good teaching skills.- Potential to conduct funded research in science education.
Internal Number: 352_57228
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.