Sent at the request of James E. Tarr.

Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics Education
Learning, Teaching, & Curriculum

The Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Missouri (MU) invites applications for a position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics Education (9-month academic, tenured/tenure-track appointments beginning August 15, 2014).
Successful candidates will work with internationally recognized, award-winning faculty in the MU mathematics education group (http://education.missouri.edu/LTC/mathematics/index.php). The program is home to eight tenure-track mathematics education faculty members, including two with administrative appointments.

MU mathematics education has a large and well-respected doctoral program that prepares the next generation of mathematics teacher educators and educational researchers. Its faculty members are active researchers addressing a range of important questions (see website for information on current research projects). At the undergraduate level, preservice teachers at MU earn certification in elementary education (Grades 1-6), middle grades mathematics (grades 5-9), or secondary mathematics (9-12).  The MU alternative certification program, SMAR2T, attracts recent graduates and career changers for preparation as middle and/or secondary mathematics teachers.


.  Establish and engage in a productive research program in mathematics education that yields high-quality scholarly publications;
.  Secure external funding for research and service projects;
.  Teach mathematics pedagogy courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as seminars in the Ph.D. program;
.  Advise, supervise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
.  Contribute to the national visibility, stature, and impact of the MU mathematics education program.

Required Qualifications:

.  Ph.D. in mathematics education or related field;
.  Evidence of effective teaching at the university level;
.  Emerging or demonstrated scholarly productivity.

Preferred Qualifications:

.  Current funding or potential for obtaining external funding;
.  Online course development and teaching experience;
.  Teaching certificate or K-12 teaching experience.

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Appointment: Tenure-track, nine-month appointment beginning August 15, 2014.

MU, a Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution, is the flagship institution of the University of Missouri four-campus system and is located in Columbia, a community of approximately 110,000. Within two hours driving distance to St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is rated as one of the best small cities in the U.S. by Money Magazine, and is frequently listed as one of the best places to live by national publications. MU enrollment is approximately 34,500 and the College of Education is one of 18 schools/colleges at MU. The College is home to approximately 1,300 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students, and 87 tenured/tenure-track faculty members. Supporting cultural diversity is an important goal for the college and the university. More information is available on the web at: http://education.missouri.edu/

Application Procedures:
Apply online at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php. Upload (a) letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, (b) graduate transcripts, and (c) copy of a sample scholarly publication in the attachment section of the application. Please upload your (d) CV in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.  (e)Three letters of reference should be sent directly (electronically) to the search committee Chair.

Dr. James Tarr
Mathematics Education
303 Townsend Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211-2400

Telephone: (573) 882-4406   Fax: (573) 882-4481   Email: tarrj@missouri.edu

Closing Date: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 7, 2013, and will accept and review applications until the position is filled.

The University of Missouri-Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the College of Education at 573-884-7717.

Visit the University of Missouri©–s jobs website at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php

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