Assistant Professor of Science Education

(Tenure-track opening for Fall 2014)


We are seeking a faculty member who will work with both the Education Department and the sciences to provide a comprehensive education program for our students; as well as provide innovative scholarship in science teaching and learning.

Iona College’s Education Department is a nationally accredited institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees leading to New York State Certification as well as advanced certificate degrees to graduate students. The department’s faculty represent a wide range of teaching and research experiences with opportunities to develop programs to meet the demands of the profession

Responsibilities include:

  • teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in science education and general education
  • maintaining a strong record of scholarship and pursuing external funding
  • collaborating with the department and other departments to advance the science education program
  • advising  and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students
  • supervising students in K-12 classrooms
  • collaborating with local educators and leaders in K-12 partnerships
  • an earned doctorate in Science Education (at the elementary or secondary level) or Education (with teaching certification in one of the sciences) by August 2014
  • a recent history of scholarship in education, science education or STEM education
  • teaching experience in K-12 classrooms
  • record of teaching science methods classes
  • applicants with research or certification in special education preferred
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, scholarship sample, and three letters of recommendation to:

Marie Pace, Executive Assistant to the Dean

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.