ERIC Number: ED369650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Analysis of College Science Education Position Announcements.
Barrow, Lloyd H.; Smith, Coralee S.
The job announcements from August, 1992 through June, 1993 of "The Chronicle of Higher Education" were analyzed. Among the conclusions were: 112 different positions were advertised with science education being part of the job description. A total of 32 were exclusively science education, 53 were joint appointments with education (teaching other education courses), and 23 were joint appointments with a science discipline. Slightly more than 60% were tenure track positions, more than 20% did not identify if they were tenure track. Almost 33% of the announcements were for faculty to teach elementary science methods or graduate science education courses. Slightly more than 50% of the announcements identified supervision of student teachers responsibility and 33% expect publications. Almost 54% of the announcements specify dissertation is to be completed. Regarding rank, 33% specified assistant professor, 20% were assistant-associate, and 20% did not specify. (PR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (Anaheim, CA, March 26-29, 1994).