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Position Description

Daniel J. Tennessen djt6 at cornell.edu
Tue Nov 7 12:39:43 EST 1995

Plant science educators and those of under-represented groups are encouraged
to apply.

Position Announcement

Department of Education
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853

Position:       Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Education
        (Tenure track, 12 month position)

Starting Date:  Feb. 1, 1996 or as negotiated

Effort Distribution:    60% Teaching and 40% Research

Responsibilities:       (1) Contribute to Cornell's secondary teacher
education efforts in agricultural science, science, and mathematics
education; (2) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students,
supervise student teachers, and work with inservice teachers; (3) Cooperate
with other units within the Department and College to promote public
understanding about agriculture, science, and technology; and (4) Conduct a
high quality program of research that bears on agricultural science
education, and obtain external funding to support research and/or outreach.

Qualifications:         (1) Doctorate in Education or another appropriate
field; (2) Experience providing teacher education for middle and/or
secondary education; (3) Capacity to conduct quality educational research,
and (4) Energy and vision to provide curricular and instructional
leadership for an interdisciplinary effort in secondary education
integrating agriculture, science, and mathematics education. Cornell seeks
an individual with a solid grounding in one or more technical specialties
relevant to agriculture, such as agricultural engineering, botany, ecology,
or genetics. We wish to hire an individual who will bring innovative
approaches to the field, and will consider applicants with non-traditional
training and experience.

Compensation:   Commensurate with training and experience. An attractive
fringe benefits package is available.

Application:    Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application
addressing the responsibilities and qualifications enumerated above, c.v.
(please include email address), and research-based writing samples, before
Nov. 27, 1995 to:

        Professor Dawn Schrader, Search Committee Chair
        Department of Education
        NYS College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
        Kennedy Hall
        Ithaca, New York 14853

        Additional information on the Department's program is available on
the World Wide Web at http://www.cals.cornell.edu/dept/education/

Dr. Daniel J. Tennessen               Phone: 607-255-1799
Cornell University                       Fax: 607-255-9998
47 Plant Sciences Bldg.                email:djt6 at cornell.edu
Ithaca, NY 14853                        CENET:dan_tennessen at cce.cornell.edu

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