***************************** Sent at the request of Ed Dickey. ***************************** University of South Carolina Department of Instruction & Teacher Education and Department of Mathematics
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.