Associate/Assistant Professor (Science Education)

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Feb 09, 2021
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Prairie View A&M University

Associate/Assistant Professor (Science Education)

Job Title
Associate/Assistant Professor (Science Education)

Prairie View A&M University

Department Of Curriculum And Instruction

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The tenured/tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor is responsible for teaching undergraduate Science Education courses including upper courses. The course lead and the specific courses vary from semester to semester. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, teaching advanced courses in the candidate's area of expertise; develop new courses in their area of expertise; conducting funded research and producing scholarly work; providing service to the department and the university; seeking and receiving external funding to promote department activities and research; providing mentoring and advisement to students; providing committee services for the department and university.


  • Teaches courses in education, or science education for elementary and secondary teacher candidate; preparing syallbi and course materials to ensure quality instruction; utilizes learning management systems to make course materials accessible to students; submits attendance records and grades in accordance with established university timelines; and provides academic advisement and professional development opportunities for students.
  • Maintains active participation in research and seeking and receiving external funding to promote department activities and research.
  • Provides service to the department, college, and university and working collaboratively with school and community partners to develop and implement educational programs and services.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Earned Doctorate degree in Education with specialization in Science Education, or a related field.
  • Prior experience in research, including proposal writing, project execution with the training of students, and publication of results.
  • Candidates being considered for the Associate Professor level must be tenure-eligible.
  • Teaching experience in K-12 schools with diverse populations, strong instructional background and knowledge of assessment, and experience with culturally responsive teaching methods and strategies is preferred.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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