Tecnológico de Monterrey

Research Faculty Professor at Institute for the Future Education -STEM

Monterrey, MX

23 may 2023

 Research Faculty Professor Associate at Institute for the Future Education -STEM

 

The Institute for the future of Education (https://tec.mx/en/ife) was established to be a leading global institute for knowledge creation, dissemination, and application, on educational innovation in higher education and lifelong learning, to improve the lives of millions of people around the world. The Institute provides the platform for interdisciplinary research and development, collaborations with innovation champions to improve educational systems and practices, and experimentation and disruptive solutions to enhance the quality, flexibility, accessibility, and affordability of higher education and lifelong learning.

 

The Research Lab of the Institute for the Future of Education (IFE) presents an exciting opportunity for both junior and senior professors to develop and lead research activities to transform education within Tecnologico de Monterrey and beyond.

 

The Research Lab (RL) is responsible for the IFE’s interdisciplinary research activities. The RL considers education a challenge to be solved using knowledge from different disciplines. The RL will develop science-based innovations with the potential to revolutionize the design and delivery of education.

 

The RL invites ambitious researchers of all seniorities to apply for professor positions to develop world-class interdisciplinary research in higher education and lifelong learning by collaborating within the Engaging and Motivating Educational Models unit.  The Engaging and Motivating Educational Models unit of the RL develops frameworks of educational models centered on engaging learning based on scientific evidence by incorporating affective elements in educational models to improve disciplinary and transversal competencies, fostering interdisciplinary work in educational research to enhance students’ capabilities to solve complex problems with this interdisciplinary perspective, enhancing discipline-based educational research as a basis for improving student learning, and facilitating partnerships among stakeholders of research, practice, and policies.

 

Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess strong leadership skills, scientific appreciation and sensitivity, communication and networking skills, a vast network of stakeholders, and a passion for embracing our dream to carry out promising and exciting challenges.

 

  • Must have earned a Ph.D. degree in STEM Education or related fields such as Engineering Education or Science Education. Ph.D. in Education with a bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in engineering, science, or STEM. Ph.D. in one STEM area with proven experience in discipline-based education.

 

  • Experience in research projects and/or academic activities in the area of  Engineering, science, or STEM education and related areas. Preference will be given to those who have worked on evidence-based practices that improve teaching and learning in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines projects.
  • A substantial academic publication record in high-impact journals for the last five years.
  • Advanced level in English language proficiency: CEFR level B2 or 550 TOEFL points, although preference will be given to CEFR level C1 or TOEFL 600 points. A sufficient level of Spanish proficiency is desirable but not required.
  • At least three years of teaching experience in prestigious national or international universities or having worked as a researcher in a research center with some teaching responsibilities.
  • Member of the National System of CONACyT Researchers in Mexico or equivalent credentials.
  • Preference will be given to persons who have outstanding leadership potential and commitment to developing an exciting and innovative research agenda to produce high scientific impact, technology development, or opportunities to develop technology-based entrepreneurship.
  • A team player open to interdisciplinary collaboration.

 

Expected results:

  • Secure external research funds.
  • Publication of articles in Q1-Q2 journals as first author and in collaboration with international peers.
  • Participation as advisor in the graduate programs of the institution.
  • Teaching 25% of their time in an academic school of the candidate’s discipline at Tec de Monterrey.
  • Participation in national and international research networks and events.

 

 

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided as well.

 

Location: Monterrey, México.

 

About IFE

As part of its 2030 Vision, Tecnologico de Monterrey established the Institute for the Future of Education, with particular emphasis on Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, to serve as a leading global institute for knowledge creation, dissemination, and application, on educational innovation in higher education and lifelong learning.

The Institute for the Future of Education’s aspiration is to shape the future of education and lifelong learning to improve the lives of millions of people around the world.

The Institute provides the platform for interdisciplinary research and development, collaborations with innovation champions to improve educational systems and practices, and experimentation and disruptive solutions to enhance the quality, flexibility, accessibility, and affordability of higher education and lifelong learning.

The Institute for the Future of Education is composed of various Research Groups, a Research Lab (RL), a Living Lab & Data Hub (LL&DH), an EdTech incubator and accelerator, an Observatory of Educational Innovation, an International Conference on Educational Innovation, and several other Educational Innovation initiatives.

 

About Tecnologico de Monterrey

Tecnologico de Monterrey is a private non-for-profit institution with over 24 campuses in Mexico. It has more than 89,000 students and 230,000 alumni. Our mission is to educate proactive, humanistic, and internationally-competitive leaders for the academic, business, civic, and government sectors. With over 100 academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, we have established a reputation for providing educational experiences of the highest quality and fit for an increasingly globalized and digitalized world.

Our university is 161st in the world, one of the Top 5 in Latin America and Top 30 of the private universities in the world, according to the QS World University Ranking. The Times Higher Education World University Ranking considers it #1 in Mexico and #5 in Latin America. In addition, our university has been accredited since 1953 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of the United States. For more information about Tecnologico de Monterrey, please visit: https://www.tec.mx/en

 

Application process

 

Email cover letter, CV, and two letters of reference to Lucero Tamez lucero.tamez@tec.mx

 

At Tec de Monterrey we act under the principle of equal opportunities. We do not discriminate based on age, ethnic origin, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, health status, religious beliefs, political doctrine, or disability

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