The University of South Alabama is one of the fastest growing universities in the South, providing quality academic programs, innovative classroom experiences, and a campus rich in diversity and student life.
Provides leadership in the development of implementation of a vision for the Center of Integrative Studies in STEM (CISSTEM); manages an active program of research and external funding for the Center; develops innovative programs with post-secondary institutions, schools, and businesses to improve mathematics, science, engineering, and technology education; serves as an organizing point for large scale projects to improve STEM education across the education systems; collaborates with University units to advance the research mission of the University; assists faculty in identifying opportunities for external funding; establishes CISSTEM as a financial self-supporting unit; collaborates and provides support for STEM education projects, grants, and research; broadens engagement of students and educators in STEM to provide communities with a skilled and STEM literate workforce; influences local, state, and national policies related to K-20 STEM education; facilitates quality STEM opportunities for students and teachers through ongoing workshops, camps, institutes, and outreach events; connects a network of like-minded individuals and partners to create opportunities to develop solutions for the issues related to STEM education; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as defined and additional hours as required; related duties as required.
Doctoral degree in a related STEM field from an accredited institution as approved and accepted by the University of South Alabama, current rank as an Associate Professor or higher, in a STEM field or in STEM education. An excellent record of scholarly activity that includes refereed publications and external funding, proven ability to work collaboratively across units, and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are required. Earned rank of Full Professor is preferred.
Applicants are encouraged to attach a CV as well as a cover letter outlining their interest and specific qualifications.
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