Friday, January 4, 2013

Position Announcement- STEM Education; Tenured/Tenure Track: College of Education- The University of Texas at Austin

The following position is available at The University of Texas at Austin. This is an open rank position in STEM Education and the position is offered from the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Any specific questions on the position to be directed to Dr. Larry Abraham ( who is the co-Chair of the faculty search along with Dr. Michael Marder ( Other information for applicants can be viewed at the end of the ad. -Dr. Petrosino

Job Type: Tenured/Tenure Track 
Job Rank: Tenured Faculty Job ID: (0) 12121800001 
College: Education College URL: 
Department/Unit: Curriculum and Instruction Department/Unit URL: 

 Closing Date: Until Filled 

Field of Specialization: STEM Education 

 Job Description: The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a full professor to be the inaugural holder of the Elizabeth Shatto Massey Endowed Chair in Education. The successful candidate will be a highly productive scholar with a consistent record of publication in top tier research journals, a successful track record of research funding, and a history as a leader in academic and/or professional settings. We are looking for a scholar committed to integrated STEM education, with an energetic and collaborative work style. This position involves teaching and leadership at the graduate level as well as in undergraduate teacher education, as the department works with the UTeach program in secondary STEM education as well as a large and high-profile elementary teacher education program. The STEM Education program is a partnership with the College of Natural Sciences and the Cockrell School of Engineering, and as a growing program, includes the possibility for the successful applicant to help shape the faculty by recruiting future colleagues. Salary is highly competitive.

Applicant Instructions: Please submit a cover letter addressing the above listed qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and names of three references to: Massey Endowed Chair Search Committee Attn: Mr. Jim Maxwell 1912 Speedway, Stop D5700 Austin, TX 78712-1293 USA Or electronically: Subject line: Massey Endowed Chair Search Review of applications will begin January 15, 2013 and continue to be accepted until the position is filled.