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PTERS #2666

Washington State University - Pullman

Title:          Assistant Professor
Salary:         Competitive, commensurate with experience
Position:               Permanent full-time, tenure-track
Effective Date:        August 16, 2014

Position: The Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the assistant professor level for its expanding mathematics education program. We seek creative scholars with potential for securing externally supported funding, working in collaborative contexts, initiating scholarly activity, mentoring graduate students, and providing direction and support to the mathematics education mission across the university and across the region and the nation. We seek scholars who show potential for contributing to existing program strengths and projects. This position builds on our current momentum in mathematics education evidenced by significant and recent increases in externally-supported projects, doctoral program development, and personnel. The College of Education seeks applicants with a demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds and ideologies in a global environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct scholarly research in mathematics education; secure external funding to support the research and outreach missions of WSU; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in mathematics education, including mathematics methods courses and courses in the PhD in Mathematics and Science Education Program; provide leadership and participate in an interdisciplinary team committed to effective graduate and undergraduate teacher education through service, teaching, and mentoring; develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with professionals in schools, university peers, and community agencies; initiate and participate in mathematics education activity at the local, state, and national levels.
Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in mathematics education or mathematics with an emphasis on mathematics education (or closely related field) by employment start date; demonstrated ability of scholarly potential; and demonstrated ability to work effectively in the area of K-12 STEM education.
Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated ability of researching, possibly in collaborative contexts, important and timely problems in mathematics education.  A commitment to securing extramural funding and procuring and managing external funds. In addition, candidate demonstrates expertise in one or more of the following areas: mathematics, learning theories, curriculum and instruction, assessment, technology, or research methods. Highly qualified candidates demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues; teach in mathematics-related undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional programs; lead collaborative partnerships with K-12 schools, university peers, or community agencies; advise and/or mentor graduate students; work with diverse/underserved populations; and have at least two years of K-12 classroom teaching experience.
Screening will begin on November 1, 2013 and continue until is filled. Applicants should apply online at www.wsujobs.com and submit a letter of application addressing the qualifications, two samples of scholarly work, graduate transcripts, and a current comprehensive vita including the names, addresses, phone numbers of at least three references, and be prepared to obtain an additional three letters of recommendation upon request.  For additional information, contact Julie Killinger at juliek@wsu.edu.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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
E-mail:   jbecker@siu.edu