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Saturday, February 17

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    Biology Education Graduate Programs recruiting graduate students.
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    Dr. Daniel is currently recruiting graduate students interested in biology education research to join her lab in the Department of Biology at Texas State University starting as early as Fall 2019. Currently, she has funding to support students interested in pursuing a MS focused on one of the following projects:
    Exploring consistency between biometric measures and self-reported usage during visual interpretation tasks
    Image selection strategies within professional science communication
    Interdisciplinary transfer skills connected to representational competence
    Other potential projects are possible as well as consideration of Ph.D. candidates interesting in Biology Education Research. For more information, please contact Dr. Kristy Daniel (kristydaniel@txstate.edu) or visit http://www.bio.txstate.edu/Graduate-Programs.html for more information on our department.

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    More information about graduate studies in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology can be found at https://www.colorado.edu/graduateschool/admissions/programs/ecology-and-evolutionary-biology and the application can be found here https://www.colorado.edu/ebio/graduate/application
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Tuesday, February 6

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    Jobs and Positions in Biology Education Research
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    UCLA: HHMI Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental DNA Research and Science Education Research & Communication
    https://ucconservationgenomics.eeb.ucla.edu/positions/hiring-postdocs/
    UC Santa Cruz: HHMI Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental DNA Research, Education, and Outreach
    https://ucconservationgenomics.eeb.ucla.edu/positions/hiring-ucsc-based-hhmi-post-doctoral-scholar-in-environmental-dna-research-education-and-outreach/

    2/5/2018
    The Center for Translational Science Education (CTSE) at Tufts University School of Medicine is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships in science education research. Candidates with a PhD in nutrition, immunology, microbiology or neurobiology are especially invited to apply. The CTSE brings authentic science into the high school classroom by partnering scientists with educators to build and evaluate curriculum. We are currently hiring postdocs to work on the development and launch of an online teacher-training program. The goal of the fellowships is to assist recent PhD-awarded scientists in launching a career in education research. For the complete listing or to apply: http://sites.tufts.edu/ctse/news/employment-opportunities/
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Monday, February 5

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    Jobs and Positions in Biology Education Research
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    The Center for Translational Science Education (CTSE) at Tufts University School of Medicine is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships in science education research. Candidates with a PhD in nutrition, immunology, microbiology or neurobiology are especially invited to apply. The CTSE brings authentic science into the high school classroom by partnering scientists with educators to build and evaluate curriculum. We are currently hiring postdocs to work on the development and launch of an online teacher-training program. The goal of the fellowships is to assist recent PhD-awarded scientists in launching a career in education research. For the complete listing or to apply: http://sites.tufts.edu/ctse/news/employment-opportunities/

    1/29/18
    University of Nevada, Reno- Lecturer II Job Ad
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Monday, January 29

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    Jobs and Positions in Biology Education Research
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    University of Nevada, Reno- Lecturer II Job Ad
    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science in the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources at the University of Nevada, Reno seeks to hire a continuing Lecturer to contribute to and help further develop the Department’s curricular programs. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and deep commitment to STEM education practices, with interest and ability to help Departmental faculty maintain and develop innovations in teaching methods and student engagement. This faculty member will be heavily involved with student engagement in the Department, which will include student advising and activities relating to student recruitment, retention, and learning. The successful candidate must be qualified to teach topics related to environmental policy (e.g. environmental law and the National Environmental Policy Act) and environmental sciences or natural resources. Strong candidates will have experience integrating scientific writing and critical thinking skills into course curriculum. Candidates should have received at least one higher-education degree in a Natural Resources or Environmental Science discipline, and while a formal degree in science education is not necessary, candidates must have experience with innovative science education approaches and best practices in preparing students for successful careers in the Natural Resources and Environmental Science.
    Department Information
    NRES is a multi-disciplinary department offering programs in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Environmental Science, Forest Management and Ecology, and Ecohydrology. The Department currently has 20 full-time faculty and will conduct searches for 3 - 5 tenure-track faculty positions within the next two years. Departmental faculty are engaged in basic and applied interdisciplinary research programs that address local, national, and international issues, and collaborate with a broad spectrum of agency and community partners. Faculty are committed to high quality education programs that prepare students for natural resource careers or graduate school. NRES has experienced recent increases in undergraduate enrollment (70% increase from 2012-2016 >450 undergraduates). In addition to its departmental MS graduate program, NRES faculty participate in three interdisciplinary graduate programs and support an average of 35 MS and 25 PhD students per academic year. NRES receives an average $3 million in research awards per year. There are multiple field sites in the Sierra Nevada and Great Basin that are ideal for research and teaching, including UNR’s Whittell Forest, UC Berkeley’s Sagehen Creek Field Station and the Porter Canyon Experimental Watershed, among other location
    Required Qualifications
    Candidates will have at least a M.S. degree.
    Preferred Qualifications
    PhD preferred.
    Application Materials
    Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (4) contact information for three references (references will not be contacted prior to candidates advancing in the selection process).
    The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
    EEO/AA Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
    For full consideration of applications, all materials must be submitted by Friday, February 16, 2018.
    To apply and for more information, please visit: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/University-of-Nevada-Reno---Main-Campus/Lecturer-II-NRES_R0106890-1
    If you have further questions, please contact the Search Chair, Dr. Marjorie Matocq; mmatocq@cabnr.unr.edu

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    The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) Cornell University- Assessment and Evaluation Specialist
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Monday, January 22

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    If you would like to form a special interest group (SIG), send your group's name to Mary Pat Wenderoth and the link to the web page/wiki you created for your group. On this web page wiki please indicate purpose of your SIG, main contact person.
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Friday, January 19

  1. page Jobs & Positions in Science Ed edited Jobs and Positions in Biology Education Research 1/19/208 The Center for Teaching Innovation (…

    Jobs and Positions in Biology Education Research
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    The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) Cornell University- Assessment and Evaluation Specialist
    The Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI) is a newly created unit in the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE). Working directly under the Vice-Provost for Academic Innovation, the CTI’s mission is to promote academic success for all undergraduate students by supporting faculty excellence and innovation in teaching.
    The Assistant/Associate Director serves as a member of the CTI’s leadership team, advises the Executive Director on key issues, and provides leadership for strategic initiatives related to best practices in course, department and institutional assessment and evaluation of teaching, learning and student success. She/he joins a seasoned group of instructional professionals, committed staff and faculty and serves as a liaison between the CTI and academic units on campus.
    Working directly with and under the supervision of the CTI Executive Director, the Associate Director for Assessment and Evaluation will be responsible for designing and implementing assessment studies to examine a wide range of educational initiatives. This will include innovations that focus on pedagogy, curricular, and educational technology, including the use of online learning, to further the understanding of how those efforts contribute to student learning and satisfaction. They will be responsible for leading lead CTI programs in the areas of assessment and evaluation of teaching and learning, develop and implement consultation services to support faculty in effectively accessing and interpreting course- and department-based data and learning analytics on student learning, and provide consultations on implementing evidence-based learning strategies. They will provide input on strategy and priorities for the assessment of educational efforts at Cornell and translate that strategy into short- and long-term action plans. And, complete data collection practices and procedures, analyses, and reporting as assigned. Additionally, the Associate Director will lead the assessment and evaluation of CTI programs and services; contribute to projects across academic affairs related to assessment and evaluation of instructional improvement, student learning outcomes, and the scholarship of teaching and learning; consult with members of the Cornell community about evaluation plans for internally and externally funded education grants, assessment of student learning outcomes and experiences; and support projects related to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
    The successful candidate will possess a proven track record as an administrator, as a teacher of a discipline within higher education, a strong appreciation of the faculty role in a research university, and the ability to gain the confidence of faculty to catalyze support and enthusiasm for advancing the educational mission of the university. She/he will have a proven track record in quantitative data analysis and/or knowledge of statistical applications.
    Questions about this position can be directed to Matt Ouellett (mlo59@cornell.edu) and Carolyn Aslan (crc1@cornell.edu)
    https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Assessment-and-Evaluation-Specialist_WDR-00013283-2

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    Department of Biology at East Carolina University-Teaching Assistant Professor
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Monday, January 15

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    Jobs and Positions in Biology Education Research
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    Career Instructor Position
    The Department of Human Physiology at the University of Oregon is seeking an innovative instructor to join a growing nationally-recognized program that provides flexible curriculum and an engaging learning environment for ~1200 undergraduate majors who aspire to be professionals in health science fields such as medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, education, and research. This is a Non-Tenure Track Career Instructor position.
    Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching and learning strategies at the university level and preference will be given to individuals who hold a PhD degree in human physiology or a related field. Special consideration will be given to candidates with strong backgrounds in systems physiology including nerve, muscle, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic and/or exercise physiology. Specific teaching needs include undergraduate classes in Human Physiology, Research Methods, and related General Science credit courses (http://physiology.uoregon.edu/courses).
    The successful candidate will be expected to engage in departmental and university service, work effectively with faculty, staff, and students with diverse backgrounds, participate in student advising, and to be a leader in evidence-based pedagogy for the Department of Human Physiology.
    Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 24,000. The Eugene metro area population (250,000) is in a region noted for its high quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are approximately a one-hour drive from the Pacific Coast and the Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 Conference.
    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio (inclusion of links to online portfolio content is acceptable), and the names and contact information of three references via the online job posting at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10719. Questions about the application process can be directed to Dr. Anita Christie (adc1@uoregon.edu). To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by February 2, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. The UO is an EO/AA/ADA Institution, committed to cultural diversity. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected states, including Veteran and disability status.

    1/15/2018
    Department of Biology at East Carolina University-Teaching Assistant Professor
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    1/15/2018
    Department of Biology at East Carolina University-Teaching Assistant Professor
    The Department of Biology at East Carolina University invites applications for a nine-month appointment as Teaching Assistant Professor in Cell and Developmental Biology. This non-tenure track faculty position will begin August 13, 2018, with the possibility of subsequent renewal and advancement in title. The faculty member will teach core courses in cellular, molecular, and developmental biology, and potentially a course in science communication. This individual will convey an enthusiasm for using innovative teaching approaches at introductory and advanced undergraduate levels. Working in collaboration with departmental colleagues, the faculty member will take a lead role in enhancing the Cell and Molecular curriculum for Biology and Biochemistry majors and promoting teaching excellence. Undergraduate advising and participation in university, community, and professional service are expected. Opportunities to engage in mentoring of undergraduate researchers are available.
    The Department of Biology supports more than 1,200 undergraduate Biology and Biochemistry majors and has a diverse, interdisciplinary faculty and growing doctoral and master’s graduate programs that will soon be housed in a new, state of the art Life Sciences and Biotechnology building. Opportunities for collaboration in cell and developmental biology and pedagogy research exist both within the department (www.ecu.edu/biology) and across the university, including with faculty in the Brody School of Medicine. Department of Biology resources, which support both research and instruction, include expertly staffed core facilities for microscopy, molecular, genomic, and water chemistry analyses, and high-performance computing and plant growth facilities.
    East Carolina University (www.ecu.edu), a member of the 17-campus University of North Carolina System, is classified as a Doctoral/Research-Intensive University and enrolls approximately 29,000 students, with over 5,500 pursuing graduate and professional degrees. ECU is located in Greenville, NC (pop. 90,000), which lies ~80 miles east of Raleigh and a short distance to the Atlantic coast.
    The Department of Biology at East Carolina University is committed to enriching the lives of students, faculty, and staff by providing a diverse academic community where the exchange of ideas, knowledge and perspectives is an active part of living and learning. The department seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration and works to increase diversity and access to higher education for groups underrepresented in the sciences.
    A Ph.D. in Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, or a related field (such as Molecular Biology, Genetics, or Physiology) with training in Cell and Developmental Biology, and a strong record of scholarly achievements, are required. Qualifying degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Candidates with at least one year of teaching and/or post-doctoral research experience are preferred.
    Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and a statement of teaching experience/philosophy online at www.jobs.ecu.edu using the position number 600014 – Fixed Term Faculty in Cell and Developmental Biology. Teaching statements should describe plans for combining your research experience with your teaching practices. Please include examples of past and potential contributions to diversity and address how your personal experiences and professional plans support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. We will ask top candidates to have three reference letters sent to the Search Committee Chair via email within 7 days of notification. Official transcript and original hard-copy reference letters are required upon employment.
    Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to Dr. Elizabeth Ables (ablese@ecu.edu), Search Committee Chair, or Jennifer B. Jacobs (jacobsje15@ecu.edu), Lead Administrative Associate. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018.
    Inquiries regarding the University’s policies and goals regarding diversity may be directed to: Office for Equity and Diversity (http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/oed/index.cfm).
    East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
    Visit this job posting at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/11556

    1/12/2018
    Job Title:POST Doctoral ASSOCIATE Job Code:3820
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Friday, January 12

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    The Postdoctoral Associate will develop skills in academic advisement by participating with Duke MBS faculty and MBSstudents.
    The Postdoctoral Associate will complete one or more scholarly medical education project(s) to be submitted/disseminated externally (e.g. poster presentation or abstract at a national/international meeting; submission of a manuscript to a peer reviewedjournal).
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    The Postdoctoral Associate should hold a PhD or equivalent doctorate in a basic science field such as biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, organ systems physiology, neurosciences, embryology, histology, immunology, or pathology. Alternative credentials such as a clinical doctorate with experience in biomedical science research (e.g., MD, DO, DVM, DPT) may be considered on a case by case basis
    Further Details Available Here: **https://postdoc.duke.edu/postdoc-positions/postdoctoral-associate-medical-education-administration-duke-university-school**
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    1/9/2018
    Rollins College - Director, Endeavor Center for Faculty Development
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