University of West Florida, Mathematics and Statistics

Position ID: 581-STEM [#15699, 152746]
Position Title: STEM Academic Support Specialist - 126590
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Pensacola, Florida 32514, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics
Application Deadline: 2020/03/13 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/02/18, finished 2020/09/20, listed until 2020/08/18)
Position Description:    

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STEM Academic Support Specialist - 126590
University of West Florida

The Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering (HMCSE) at the University of West Florida (UWF) in Pensacola, Florida, invites applications for a full-time 12-month position in an area of STEM education. We are interested in applicants who have a focus in Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, or Physics. This position is part of a Department of Education Title III grant to increase academic support and student success in key STEM courses through active learning strategies.

STEM Academic Support Specialist (#126590)
Applicants must have a Master’s in a STEM Education area, or related field; Ph.D. preferred. Other qualifications include: minimum 3 years’ experience in higher education academic support services with expertise in best practices for academic support, familiarity with academic technology tools and innovative resources to support academic success and excellent organizational skills. The successful candidate will lead the development of a new centralized system of academic support for UWF’s HMCSE, work with faculty to develop and/or redesign department-specific academic support, including Supplemental Instruction (SI), oversee equipping of STEM Success Studios, coordinate and oversee pilots of STEM academic support and use of new STEM academic support facilities, identify, hire and train Academic Support Leaders and supervise/evaluate Academic Support Leaders, and assist the Project Director and STEM Data Analyst in evaluation of project activities, including implementation of SI study. The anticipated start date is April 27, 2020.

Applicants should include (1) a letter of application/interest describing their academic qualifications and professional experience and how they will contribute to activities described above, (2) a description of teaching philosophy, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) 2-3 letters of recommendation, and (5) unofficial transcripts. Applications are accepted online at  Applicants are encouraged to submit their complete application material by March 13, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1 850 857 6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

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Contact: Dr. Jia Liu
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Department of Mathematics and Statistics
11000 University Parkway
Building 4 Room 327
Pensacola, FL 32514
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