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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.

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 research.

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
E-mail: yepingli@tamu.edu
Department web site: http://tlac.tamu.edu

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
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            (618) 457-8903  [H]
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E-mail:   jbecker@siu.edu