****************************** Sent at the request of Kelly M. Costner. ****************************** The Department of Mathematics at Winthrop University is receiving applications for a 9-month, full time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in mathematics education to begin in August 2014. Rank and salary will depend upon qualifications and experience.
Job responsibilities include teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics and mathematics education, as well as courses in Winthrop's general education program; coordinating the teacher education program in the department (including supervising of in-service teachers), aiding in the administration of mathematics courses for elementary and middle-level education students, acting as liaison between the department and the College of Education, and supporting the NCTM/CAEP accreditation process. Duties of all faculty members include advising and mentoring of mathematics majors, participating in professional service activities, continuing productive research/scholarly activities; and contributing to the creative and intellectual atmosphere of the department and university.
Successful candidates will possess a Ph.D. in mathematics education or a Ph.D. in mathematics with suitable coursework in mathematics education. If the selected candidate is ABD at the start of employment, the appointment will be as a non-tenure-track instructor. Past or present certification as a classroom teacher with K-12 teaching experience is necessary, as is evidence of teaching effectiveness and strong commitment to student learning and development, evidence of an ability to maintain an active scholarship agenda, and instructional experience using technology such as dynamic geometry software and hand-held devices.
Winthrop University is a comprehensive public university located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, which is a vibrant medium-sized city located 20 miles south of Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to its long history as the state's flagship teachers' college, Winthrop has a strong tradition of preparing students for a variety of post-baccalaureate work. The Department of Mathematics currently employs 10 tenured or tenure-track faculty in various fields of mathematics, and prizes engaged teaching and student development. The Department offers two undergraduate options for degrees in mathematics, houses the program for mathematics certification in grades 9 through 12, provides a sequence of content courses specifically for K-8 teachers, offers professional development for area K-12 teachers, and provides theoretical and applied mathematics courses for a variety of audiences.
The deadline for completed applications is December 2, 2013. Application materials received after the deadline may be considered if an acceptable candidate has not been identified. Applicants should make their interest known electronically through www.mathjobs.org. When necessary, printed materials can be sent to: Dr. Joseph Rusinko, Department of Mathematics, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733. For other inquiries contact Dr. Rusinko at (803) 323-4643 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. The following materials are to be submitted by the stated deadline (submission through www.mathjobs.org is strongly preferred):
* A letter of application expressing interest and qualifications; * A current curriculum vitae; * A statement of philosophies of teaching and the preparation of teachers; * A statement describing a plan for continuing scholarly activity; * A completed Winthrop application packet (available for download from www.winthrop.edu/hr); * Written references from at least three persons who know the candidate professionally; * Transcripts documenting terminal degree and supporting coursework (Official transcripts sent directly to the department will be required before interviews can be offered); * Documentation of teaching effectiveness such as teaching evaluations, awards, and commendations; and * Any additional documentation supporting the candidate's qualifications.
Winthrop University is an equal opportunity employer.
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