Director - Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST)
Company: Illinois State University
Posted on: November 9, 2018
Director - Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST) Illinois State University is seeking applicants for the positionof Director of the Center for Mathematics, Science, &Technology (CeMaST). The Director provides leadership in thedevelopment of proposals to acquire funding for projects related tothe established goals of CeMaST; maintains and initiatescollaboration of STEM-based programs related to the goals ofCeMaST; and fosters new and continued collaboration with schoolsand other educational agencies with programs related to the goalsof CeMaST. The Director of CeMaST reports to the Associate VicePresident for Research, and Graduate Studies. Position Summary: CeMaST () promotesexcellence in education and research in STEM-based disciplines sothat students from diverse backgrounds, pre-K - Ph.D., can thrivein a STEM-based world. The mission of CeMaST is to stimulate,conduct, and support integrated science, technology, engineering,and mathematics education activities and scholarship. The Centeraims for state and national visibility and to enhance its positive,high profile. The primary purposes of the Center are to; identifyand secure funding for STEM-based initiatives; support STEM-baseddisciplines; advocate for STEM-based education and public policy;foster the advancement of underrepresented groups in STEM-baseddisciplines; conduct professional development; developstandards-based curricula in STEM-based disciplines; and inconjunction with the Center's Associate Directors, develop andimplement strategic planning to accomplish the goals of CeMaST.These goals are aligned with Illinois State University's strategicplan, Educate Connect Elevate 2018 - 2023 (). Required Qualifications: Possess an earned doctorate in a STEM-based, STEM educationdiscipline, or related field.Expertise in science education, mathematics education,engineering education, technology education, or related area. 3. Must qualify for a tenure-stream or tenured faculty position atIllinois State University. 4. Teaching experience. 5.Demonstrated scholarship in the improvement of STEMeducation. 6. Successful experience in obtaining andadministering private, state, and/or nationally-fundedprojects. Application Process: To assure full consideration, an application along with acurriculum vita, reference list (specifically the names, addresses,telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least threeprofessional references), cover letter, and a statement of theCandidate's philosophy of STEM-Education and how this philosophywill influence their role as Director of CeMaST must be submittedonline at Candidates will also arrange to have three letters of supportsubmitted by their referees. Review of applications will begin onDecember 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.The projected start date is July 1, 2019. Direct link to copy and paste in your browser Illinois State University: Illinois State University, the first public university inIllinois, has a full-time enrollment of 21,000. Initially charteredas a teacher college, Illinois State University is now acomprehensive university but still one of the nation's top tenproducers of teachers. Illinois State University has beenrecognized as one of the Top 100 Public Universities by U.S. News& World Report 2018 rankings. Illinois State University islocated in the central Illinois community of Bloomington-Normal,which has a combined population of 132,000. Normal is ranked a Top10 Best College Town in America and provides a high quality of lifefor its permanent residents. Bloomington-Normal hosts many culturalevents, and has facilities for a large range of outdoor activities.Its central location provides easy access to major cities such asChicago and St. Louis by vehicle or train, and the regional airportprovides easy access to major hubs for longer trips. For more information, please visit our websiteat:Illinois State University is an EOE/AA employer.Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran Category: Education , Keywords: Education Program Director
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