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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: University of Florida
Posted: Sep 22, 2013 6:23 PM
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Sent at the request of Tim Jacobbe.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics Education
School of Teaching and Learning College of Education

The University of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track
assistant or associate professor of mathematics education to begin by
August 2014. This faculty member will join a cohesive, collaborative,
and energetic research community of STEM and education faculty
committed to high quality scholarship and advancing the discipline.

We seek candidates with systematic scholarly interests focused on
issues of critical national importance, including but not limited to
topics such as educational equity, student learning and achievement,
learning technologies, curriculum/standards, teaching practices, or
teacher professional development, all in the context of K-12
mathematics education.

The successful applicant is expected to maintain a systematic line of
research; seek external research funding; facilitate
interdisciplinary research; contribute to K-12 educator preparation
and graduate studies; and recruit and mentor doctoral students in
mathematics and/or statistics education.


. Conduct scholarly activities commensurate with expectations of a
tenure-track mathematics education faculty member at a
research-intensive university
. Participate and collaborate actively with STEM and education faculty
. Vigorously pursue external research funding
. Publish in significant refereed journals
. Advise, mentor and engage graduate students in research
. Teach (face-to-face and/or online) undergraduate- and graduate-level courses
. Participate in program development
. Provide service to the program, school, college, university, and
the profession

Required Qualifications

. Doctorate in mathematics education or closely related field,
earned by August 2014 for applicants who are ABD
. Record of scholarship in the field of mathematics education as
demonstrated through publications and presentations at national
conferences, commensurate with experience
. Strong knowledge of a variety of research methods and statistics

Desired Qualifications:

. Record of P-12 teaching experience in the field of mathematics
education or closely related subject area
. Track record or evidence of potential to propose, secure, and
successfully manage externally funded projects
. Demonstrated commitment to collaboration with mathematics and
education faculty, students and
. Teaching, research, and/or service experiences with diverse
populations (e.g., disability, cultural,
linguistic diversity)
. Record of effectively mentoring graduate students
. Ability to positively contribute to national visibility of the
mathematics education program
. Active engagement with and/or leadership in mathematics education
professional organizations

Application Procedures:

Applicants should send:

(1) a letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications,
(2) curriculum vita,
(3) a sample publication, and
(4) contact information for three references who will be contacted
and asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online
application system.

Applicants should reference requisition 0903929, position 00028272.
Candidates should submit application materials electronically at Inquiries about the position can be addressed
to Dr. Tim Jacobbe ( or Dr. Elizabeth Bondy,
School Director ( To ensure full consideration
application materials should be submitted by November 15, 2013.
Applications received after this date may be considered at the
discretion of the committee and hiring authority.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution. The
selection process will be conducted in accordance with "Florida's
Government in the Sunshine" and Public Records laws. Search committee
meetings and interviews are open to the public, and applications,
CVs, and other documents related to the search will be available to
public inspection. The University of Florida is committed to the
diversity of its workforce. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are
strongly encouraged to apply.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts to
the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered
"official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.
Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United
States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing
service provider approved by National Association of Credential
Evaluation Service (NACES), which can be found at


The UF College of Education was founded in 1906 and ranks among the
top 25 public education colleges in the AAU. The college has four
nationally-ranked programs (including Curriculum & Instruction) in
the 2012 US News & World Report of America's Best Graduate Schools.
The college's 106 faculty members engage in innovative research and
public scholarship that enhance student readiness and achievement,
school reform and improvement, and leadership development.
Approximately 3,000 students enroll in 32 bachelor's and advanced
degree programs offered within the areas of: Teacher Education,
Special Education, Early Childhood Studies, School Psychology,
Counselor Education, Educational Leadership, Higher Education
Administration, and Research & Evaluation Methodology.

The School of Teaching and Learning (STL) is the largest of the three
Schools that comprise the College of Education. The faculty and
students in the STL create and promote new knowledge and
understandings about teaching and learning for the purpose of a just,
compassionate, and informed citizenry. Using innovative,
evidence-based practice and theory, we prepare and develop humane
teachers, scholars, and other educational professionals to work in
diverse contexts with diverse learners.

The University of Florida is the nation's fourth largest university
with more than 50,000 students, 4,000 faculty, and 340,000 alumni
throughout the world. UF has been recognized as one of the state's
"preeminent" universities, and received funding enhancements this
year. Interdisciplinary research is strongly encouraged and
supported. The Carnegie Commission on Education rates the University
of Florida among the nation's leading research institutions. UF is
one of only 17 land-grant universities in AAU, and U.S. News and
World Report ranked UF 17th in its 2012 survey of America's top
public universities. UF is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is
strongly committed to diversity of its workplace. STL and the college
share these commitments and eagerly invite applicants from diverse
backgrounds to apply for the position.

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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