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adjunct Professor of Education

University of Virginia

May 26, 2018
Job location:
Charlottesville, Virginia

Academic/Faculty, Education


Posting Summary: The Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track research faculty member in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education at the rank of adjunct Professor. Incumbent works with current faculty on an NSF-funded research grant entitled, "A Study of a Technology-enhanced Curriculum Integrating Science, Engineering Design, and Computational Modeling to Achieve Synergistic Learning with Elementary Students." The grant develops, implements, and researches curricula and assessments located on the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), integrating science, engineering, and computational modeling activities in upper elementary school settings. Design-located research focuses on supporting student learning and teacher professional development. Incumbent provides skills in implementing NGSS-located instruction in elementary classroom settings and creating NGSS-located professional development. In addition to aiding with the current externally funded project, the faculty member is expected to pursue additional sponsored research in STEM� education. The incumbent collaborates with other faculty within Curry and across the university. This research faculty appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availcapability of funding.

A doctorate in science education, learning sciences or a related field is required. Three years of post-doctoral or equivalent educational research practice is required, preferably in implementing NGSS-located classroom research. practice with data management, leading data collection, and supervision of research staff and student adjuncts are required. Also required is practice conducting mixed methods research in classroom settings and a record of scientific scholarship and publishing within the field of science education. Preference will be given to candidates with practice as a practicing teacher or teacher educator at the elementary level preferred. A demonstrated commitment to promote diversity and inclusivity in the department, school and university and a commitment to advancing knowledge and results for underrepresented groups are essential.

To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623336. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and contact information for three references. Applicant screening begins June 18, 2018 and the position will remain open to applications until filled.

Charlottesville and central Virginia offer a distinctive community for both personal and professional activities. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. Information technology offers a thriving community, highlighted by regular literary, film, musical, theatrical, and historical festivals. For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To lgain more please visit

For questions about the position or application process, Contact Us by Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Internal Number: 353_84671

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About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

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