Date: Mar 24, 2013 4:13 PM
Author: Jerry P. Becker
Subject: Position Announcement:  Texas A&M University

Sent at the request of Yeping Li.
Texas A&M University
College of Education and Human Development
Strategic Hire

Full Professor: Mathematics Education

Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture and College of Education &
Human Development at Texas A&M University invite nominations and
applications for a Full Professor strategic hire to lead a Texas A&M
University-wide effort to promote educational leadership in STEM
Education with a focus on mathematics education research and program
development in PreK-12.

The Full Professor is expected to join the university-wide efforts in
developing a nationally-recognized Center for STEM Education, provide
leadership in mathematics education research, and collaborate with
and produce highly-qualified researchers focused on mathematics
education research and program development.

Qualifications: An earned doctorate in mathematics education or
related field and currently holding an appointment as a tenured Full
Professor. A national leader in Prek-12 mathematics education as
evidenced through research, program development, an extensive
publication record in mathematics education with national or
international influence and recognition, and significant record of
recent extramural funding (multiple extramural sources and programs).
Additionally, experience in administrative/directorship positions is
desired, with emphasis on research and research fund development.
Experience in leading multi-disciplinary research teams and exposure
to national research review procedures and administration is
preferred. The candidate must demonstrate a record of academic
training, teaching, research, and professional experience that
warrants tenure at the Full Professor level at a Tier 1 research
university. It is expected that the candidate's academic record would
position him/her as a candidate for Distinguished Professor rank at
Texas A&M University.

Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities will be to maintain a
productive research program related to mathematics education
research; develop and co-direct a university-wide Center for STEM
Education with the goal of fostering collaborations among faculty,
programs, and centers within Texas A&M University; teach and mentor
students interested in mathematics education research; and provide
senior leadership in procuring and obtaining external funding. Thus,
this position will have significant research responsibilities along
with engagement in teaching and administrative activities. In
addition to establishing and running his/her own research program,
responsibilities include but are not limited to establishing
collaborative research partnerships within the department, college,
university, across the state and nation as well as developing plans
and approaches for developing a nationally-recognized Center for STEM
Education with a special distinction in mathematics education

Appointment: This is a nine-month appointment. Start date negotiable
beginning August 19, 2013 and will continue until the position is
filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Application: Send letter of application or nomination, curriculum
vitae, and names, addresses (including e-mail) and telephone numbers
of three references to:

Yeping Li, Ph.D.
Search Committee Chair
Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4232
Department web site:

Review Date: Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2013 and
continue until the position is filled.

Texas A&M University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a
culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to
teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly
encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with
disabilities and covered veterans.
Jerry P. Becker
Dept. of Curriculum & Instruction
Southern Illinois University
625 Wham Drive
Mail Code 4610
Carbondale, IL 62901-4610
Phone: (618) 453-4241 [O]
(618) 457-8903 [H]
Fax: (618) 453-4244