Professor: Teacher Professional Development in Secondary & Higher STEM Education
Updated: 07 Aug 2020
Research / Academic
Eindhoven School of Education (ESoE) is the expertise centre of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) regarding teacher education and professional development in secondary and higher education of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).More specifically, ESoE:
- Offers a Master's program in Science Education and Communication, in which teachers are educated to become so-called first-degree ('eerstegraads') teachers in mathematics, physics, chemistry, research and design, and computer science. ESoE also offers an educational module that leads to a second-degree teaching competence mainly offered to bachelor students.
- Conducts scientific research in the area of education and professional development of teachers, in particular with regard to STEM education.
- Supports and promotes educational innovation through professional development, consultancy and applied research, both at the TU/e and at educational institutions / schools in the region.
- Conduct and promote educational (design) research of high academic quality.
- Contribute to innovations in secondary education (e.g. schools) and tertiary education (e.g. TU/e and international technical universities).
- Are actively involved in the qualification of TU/e teachers.
- Are actively participating in partnerships regarding the main areas of ESoE and improving the visibility of ESoE both internally and externally.
- Fulfill a (co-)leadership role of ESoE.
- PhD degree and STEM background in both secondary and higher education with proven affinity with educational theory/pedagogy, or educational science background with proven affinity with STEM pedagogy both in secondary and higher education.
- Expertise in the field of STEM education for teachers in secondary/higher education.
- Excellent scientific reputation/track record within a field relevant to the job, also evidenced by publications in high-quality scientific journals.
- Experience with supervising PhD research in STEM education and/or subjects relevant to teacher education and educational innovation.
- Experience with managerial tasks and roles.
- Recognition as member of national and international networks relevant to the job.
- Success in acquiring additional funding for research and innovation projects.
- Member of the national research school ICO (Interuniversity Centre for Educational Sciences) or another research school.
- A meaningful job in a dynamic and ambitious university embedded in the High-Tech Brainport region.
- You will receive a tailor-made career proposal.
- You will have free access to high-quality training programs for academic leadership, the university teaching qualification program, research and valorization competences, and a dedicated mentoring program to help getting to know the university and the Dutch (research) environment.
- Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement for Dutch Universities.
- Additionally, an annual holiday allowance of 8% of the yearly salary, plus a year-end allowance of 8.3% of the annual salary.
- A broad package of fringe benefits, including an excellent technical infrastructure, moving expenses, and savings schemes.
- Family-friendly initiatives are in place, such as the Dual Career Opportunity program to support accompanying partners, an international spouse program, and excellent on-campus children daycare and sports facilities.
38 hours per week
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