University-level STEM Education Assessment and Curriculum Specialist

We are looking to hire a full-time, highly organized, team-oriented researcher/practitioner to join an international team on an innovative, federally-funded multiyear project. This person will help develop new four-year undergraduate courses in STEM Teacher Education for five Egyptian universities and support a new post-baccalaureate diploma program in STEM Teaching and STEM School Leadership.
 

This person will also collaborate with the Vice President of Organizational Development to help develop new projects to advance the mission of the organization. This position will require working at our office near Philadelphia, PA as well as occasional domestic and international travel.

Qualifications:

  • PhD in Biology and or Chemistry, or equivalent professional experience.

  • Science teaching at higher education level using project-based and active learning; including utilizing formative and summative assessments. Additional experience teaching at the secondary level is a plus.

  • Experience teaching pre-service science methods courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Familiar with Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER).

  • Dedication to preparing science teachers through the utilization of quality curricula, research-based practices, and innovative educational technologies.

  • Experience working with teams of educators and/or administrators on teacher preparation program development or redesign.

  • Demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of diversity and inclusion in education.

  • U.S. passport.
     

Responsibilities:

 

  • Support course development and implementation of a collaborative 4-year undergraduate STEM Teacher Prep-Program, including professional development programming for faculty.

  • Organize and support professional development to faculty of a collaborative STEM teacher and STEM leadership post-baccalaureate diploma. Work will include organizing professional learning communities and revising course syllabi based on feedback from Egyptian diploma faculty.

  • Provide guidance across the project related to formative and summative assessment at the higher education level.

  • Work with the development team at 21PSTEM on grant writing and related activities to advance the organization.

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience in the range of $80-$110K

  • Full medical and dental

  •  2:1 401K retirement match

  • Short term & long term disability

  • 27 days paid time off


The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education 21PSTEM is a non-profit organization specializing in education research and implementation.


In accordance with board policies, 21PSTEM will provide to all persons equal access to all categories of employment in this organization, regardless of race, color, age, creed, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, national origin or handicap/disability.

To apply, please submit resume to info@21pstem.org.