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Title:  Center for Educational Outreach (Assistant Professor)

Division:  Education, Innovation and Technology
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  10351

Summary

The Department of Education, Innovation, and Technology (EIT) (www.bcm.edu/departments/education-innovation-and-technology) at Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) seeks to fill a faculty position in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. This is a full-time, nontenure-track position.

 

Faculty members in the Center for Educational Outreach seek to improve biomedical, basic science, and health education across the K-16 continuum and increase opportunities for underrepresented populations to access careers in medicine, science, and the health professions. These activities are often carried out through partnerships with museums, school districts, colleges, and universities.

Job Duties

  • Serve as the project manager and lead developer for new summer institutes focused on developing STEM master teachers and supporting the work of scientist-educator teams.
  • Work with STEM specialists at Baylor-affiliated middle schools and high schools to enhance STEM learning opportunities for teachers and students and collaborate in STEM program evaluation.
  • Develop and implement extramurally funded programs-in the capacity of program director, principal investigator, or co-investigator-related to STEM curriculum and teacher development, educational partnerships, and/or educational research and innovation.
  • Serve as a Department of EIT liaison to schools in Houston and throughout

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in K-12 teacher professional development, K-12 STEM curriculum development, and/or educational research and evaluation. In addition, candidates must have scientific expertise in at least one area (preferably biology). 
  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D, Ed.D, or equivalent) in a pertinent scientific or educational field. If doctorate was earned in education, candidate must demonstrate scientific expertise through an undergraduate science degree at a minimum.
  • At least five years of experience in K-12 science teaching, curriculum development, school/higher education partnerships, educational research and evaluation, and/or teacher professional development. Teacher certification is highly desirable but not required.
  • Experience in the integration of STEM teaching and learning with other subject areas, particularly reading.
  • Record of publication or other scholarly contributions to STEM education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with diverse team members and lead new initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience with successful grant writing, program evaluation, and project reporting.
  • Strong attention to detail, and excellent administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, manage complex projects, and meet competing deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for a variety of audiences.

 

 

Required competencies:

  • MS Office software, including MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Applications of technology (such as tablets or smart boards) to teaching situations.

Core Competencies

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
Industry Knowledge
Client Service
Collaboration
Accountability
Communication

 

 

Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.

 

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

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