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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Western Washington University
Posted: Oct 11, 2013 2:31 PM
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Sent at the request of Kimberly Markworth.
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant
or Associate Professor level in Mathematics Education to begin Fall

The successful candidate is expected to be an excellent teacher
committed to undergraduate instruction and curriculum development in
Secondary Mathematics Education (both content and methods). Teaching
assignments will include some core mathematics courses, depending on
the candidate's interests. The current standard teaching load is two
courses (about 9 classroom hours per week) per quarter. Scholarly and
programmatic collaboration with colleagues, development of a strong
refereed publication record, leadership in math education and
curriculum development, departmental service, and the establishment
of grant-funded projects are expected.

The Department of Mathematics has about 20 full-time faculty whose
interests extend over a wide range of topics in applied and pure
mathematics, statistics and math education. Besides our primary focus
on undergraduate instruction, we offer a Masters program in
mathematics with about 20 students. The Department of Mathematics
strives to further Western's identity as an institution that welcomes
and embraces diversity, and encourages applications from diverse

Western Washington University has about 650 faculty and 15,000
students. It is located in Bellingham on a hill overlooking
Bellingham Bay. Bellingham, a city of approximately 80,000, is a
physically and culturally active, environmentally friendly family
community with access to good schools. Its proximity to Seattle (90
miles), Vancouver (55 miles), the ocean and mountains, provides
access to many recreational opportunities as well as metropolitan
facilities and major research institutions.

Successful candidates will be expected to obtain a Ph.D. or
equivalent advanced degree in mathematics education or a related
field by September 2014; have a Master's degree in mathematics or its
equivalent (minimum of 24 graduate credits in mathematics or
statistics); demonstrate evidence of active scholarship, including
involvement with scholarly activity in mathematics education;
demonstrate evidence of effective teaching at the secondary or
undergraduate mathematics level; and demonstrate an ability to work
effectively with a diverse colleague and student population. For
appointment at the Associate level, experience in the preparation of
secondary teachers and sustained scholarly productivity are required.
Preferred qualifications include experience with professional
development activities and outreach in K-12 education; substantial
teaching experience in mathematics at the secondary level; experience
working with pre-service or in-service teachers; and interest and
involvement with current developments in mathematics education.

Please see the attached position announcement or for full position
details and application instructions.

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

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