********************************* Sent at the request of Douglas Clements. ********************************* Assistant Professor Curriculum and Instruction
Posted Hiring Range: Competitive
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, as Department workload requires
The University of Denver, the oldest and largest independent university in the Rocky Mountain Region, is located in the city of Denver, which is quickly becoming one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the U.S. Census data show that Denver's population includes 11.1% Black or African American, 31.7% Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% Asian American, and approximately 1% Native American residents. Situated in this vibrant metropolitan community, the University is committed to building and sustaining a culturally diverse faculty, staff, and student body. DU is a research university with high research activity and enrolls approximately 11,500 students in its undergraduate, graduate, and professional preparation programs (please visit <http://www.du.edu/>http://www.du.edu).
The MCE [Morgridge College of Education] is located in the new Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall, a 65,000 square foot complex providing a flexible, innovative, and multidisciplinary learning environment. The facility allows for ongoing dialogue with community, national, and global partners as we enter a transformational era in education. The facility features state-of-the-art technology including interactive white boards and flat-panel displays throughout, two TelePresence videoconferencing systems, and a Voice-over Internet Protocol (VOIP) integrated communications system.
Mathematics Education is situated in the Curriculum & Instruction program in the Morgridge College of Education (MCE). C&I comprises a Teacher Education program and a Master's, a PhD and newly developed EdD degree. C&I is part of the Educational Research, Policy, and Practice Department. The department currently enrolls about 850 students in its 24 degree (MA/MLIS, EdS, EdD and PhD), licensure, and certificate programs. More than 9,000 MCE graduates live throughout the U.S. and the world (please visit <http://www.du.edu/education/>http://www.du.edu/education/).
The University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education (MCE) invites applications for a tenure track position in Mathematics Education at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek a dynamic candidate with a strong background in both mathematics and mathematics education interested in developing nationally relevant programs in mathematics education focused on diversity and equity. A primary responsibility for this position will include contributing to the development of new programs in mathematics education that are being offered across academic units at the university. The responsibilities of the position include maintaining an active research agenda, teaching courses in mathematics and mathematics education, advising master's and doctoral students, directing and serving on dissertations, and other duties as assigned by the program coordinator.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate (or ABD with a graduation date set before September 1, 2013) in Mathematics Education or Mathematics with a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations. Demonstrated experience or demonstrated potential in teaching, research, and securing external funding are required. The candidate should have a promising record of scholarship, teaching, and community engagement.
The ideal candidate will have an established or emerging research agenda in mathematics education grounded in diversity, equity and/or social justice that has clear potential to inform and influence policies, practices and research. A strong background in one or more of the following areas is desired: college access and preparation in mathematics, formative assessment formats, program evaluation, innovative instructional technologies, development and ongoing support of community partnerships, professional development for understanding, and retention and persistence in mathematics. The successful candidate should also have a strong interest in connecting mathematics education across P-20 settings and in working with community stakeholders. Candidates with expertise using multiple research methodologies are especially desirable. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior professional experiences developing programs related to mathematics education specifically meant to improve access and opportunities for students of color and students living in poverty.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on September 1, 2013.
Application: Interested candidates will submit an application online by going to <http://www.dujobs.org/>www.dujobs.org, and should attach a cover letter outlining research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, a list of three professional references, and two representative writing samples. Letters of recommendation will be requested upon review of materials. Inquiries about this position can be made to the search chair Dr. Richard Kitchen (<mailto:Richard.Kitchen@du.edu>Richard.Kitchen@du.edu).
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, people of color, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities, and veterans. DU is an EEO/AA employer. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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