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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Univ. of South Carolina
Posted: Aug 25, 2013 8:44 PM
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University of South Carolina
Department of Instruction & Teacher Education and Department of Mathematics

Joint Appointment

Assistant Professor with Expertise in Mathematics Education

The Departments of Instruction & Teacher Education and Mathematics at
the University of South Carolina invite applications for a full-time
tenure-track assistant professor in Mathematics Education. The
position will require meeting the tenure criteria of the Department
of Instruction and Teacher Education but include substantial teaching
and service expectations in the Department of Mathematics. The
successful applicant is anticipated to begin work in August 2014.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned or pending doctorate
in mathematics, education or a related field with evidence of
significant study and expertise in mathematics education, a master's
degree in mathematics or its equivalent (minimum of 24 graduate
credits in mathematics or statistics), a record of teaching
experience relevant to mathematics education, expertise in
educational technology applications, and an emerging record of
scholarly work in mathematics education. Preference will be given to
applicants with (1) experience working with diverse populations; (2)
the potential for success in securing external funding, particularly
in the areas of mathematics or education; and (3) expertise in
online and distributed learning.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to teach
undergraduate mathematics and mathematics education courses; work to
improve the undergraduate sequence of mathematics courses, assist in
developing highly effective teaching assistants, collaborate with
faculty in mathematics and education on using technology to advance
learning, develop a strong record of research and publication in
mathematics education; secure external funding for research and
service projects; and provide service to the institution, schools,
and profession.

Opportunities: The successful applicant will have opportunities to
initiate and sustain school-university partnerships; to teach courses
and conduct research at USC Professional Development School or
partnership sites; and to teach and advise undergraduate students
majoring in mathematics and in education and graduate students in the
Masters of Teaching (M.T./M.A.T) initial certification program in
Secondary Education, Masters in Mathematics (M.M.), and Ph.D. in
Teaching and Learning programs.

More details at

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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