This site has job listings, actual or rumored, about employment opportunities of interest to the Physics Education Research Community. Interestingly, amidst these constraints, we do have an advantage over the competing countries for outsourcing jobs: the median age of our people is just over 24 years, and by 2025, it is likely touch 29 years compared to 48 years in Japan, 45 in West Europe, and 37 in China and the US. It means, the world looks at India for eligible workforce, particularly in service sector.
Responsibilities: The Director of SAMPI has three primary responsibilities: 1) direct overall administration and operation of the unit (approximately25 FTE); 2) provide instruction in the Mallinson Institute for Science Education (.25 FTE) and 3) conduct externally-funded evaluation, research, and other programmatic activities (approximately50 FTE).
Candidates are expected to hold a B.S. in physics with preference for candidates with a M.S. degree in physics/physics education and physics teaching experience. The proportion of tenure-track jobs continues to dwindle, the precariousness of choosing the professorial life reflected in the statistic that some 76 percent of faculty members now work as adjuncts. As to my work in academia, most of my positions have been online teaching and online leadership roles, working with for-profit institutions. More and more people choose online classes over traditional education in the classroom.
The UW Biology Education Research Group (BERG) seeks candidates with strong quantitative analysis skills for a full-time postdoctoral position to evaluate the effectiveness of an institution-wide faculty development project: CAUSE for transformation: The Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Student Education project. Once found, it will usually give you direction on what jobs are available and how to apply.
Although online degrees may not stand at par with Ivy League degrees, the content and ways of teaching that content is similar, and the acceptance of an accredited online degree is quite high among employers. While adult students want to learn and get higher educations, they often have little time to spend in doing so. This means that the teacher of adult students must teach, get his point across, and assign work in a timely manner. A college education undeniably serves as a gateway to better options and more opportunities.