Oberlin College & Conservatory: Director, Center for Learning, Education & Research in the Sciences

Oberlin College & Conservatory, Oberlin, OH, seeks a Director for the Center for Learning, Education, and Research in the Sciences (CLEAR) funded by Oberlin College in support of Oberlin College’s 2017 Inclusive Excellence grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The goal of the Inclusive Excellence project is to promote the persistence and success of all students in STEM fields. This is a full-time 12-month, Administrative and Professional Staff position with a competitive salary, starting in January 2018. Initial appointment is for one year with the possibility for renewal.

The Director will provide support for the mission of inclusive excellence in STEM through:

Background in science or science education beyond the Bachelor’s level required. Candidates are expected to have strong interpersonal, organizational, and quantitative skills, and the ability to work collaboratively across the campus environment. A commitment to diversity and inclusion is required.

Knowledge of current pedagogical literature and inclusive practices is desirable. A Ph.D. in the sciences or science education is preferred. Undergraduate teaching experience is preferred. Experience working in a multi-cultural context is desirable.

Compensation is within the range established for the position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.

Required application materials: cover letter, statement of educational philosophy, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and three letters of reference. By providing letters of reference, applicants agree that Oberlin College may contact the authors of references. Review of applications will begin on Friday, October 13, 2017.

Applications will be accepted through Oberlin College’s Job site; jobs.oberlin.edu/postings/5514

Oberlin College & Conservatory is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College & Conservatory, and gender identity and expression.

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last updated 24-Sep-2017