******************************* Information from Andrew Miller on the RUME listserve, Monday, September 13, 2013. ******************************* Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Math Education)
The Department of Mathematics at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty, Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Math Education) position to begin August 2014.
Job responsibilities include twelve hours of undergraduate teaching per semester as well as other departmental and university professional responsibilities. Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent teaching ability, an interest in teaching a wide variety of topics in Mathematics, Math Education, General Education, and a commitment to scholarship. Further, successful candidates will understand and/or have experience in working with the NCTM standards, CAEP accreditation, and Common Core Mathematics standards.
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership by fostering excellence in Math Education and display outstanding teaching qualities and scholarship in Mathematics or Teaching of Mathematics within integrated STEM curriculum to a range of diverse learners. An interest and/or experience in engaging students in undergraduate research will be considered favorably, as will teaching experience at the university level.
Earned doctorate in Mathematics Education, Mathematics or closely related area is expected by the time of employment. Secondary teaching experience is required and teaching licensure is preferred. An interdisciplinary STEM background is also preferred. Since all Belmont undergraduates complete an innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For additional information about the position and to complete the online application, candidates are directed to <https://jobs.belmont.edu> https://jobs.belmont.edu.
An electronic version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and List of References with contact information must be attached in order to complete the online application.
The university seeks a person of Christian faith and commitment to the mission of the university. During the application process, applicants will be asked to respond to Belmont's mission, vision, and values statements, articulating how the candidate's knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a Christian community of learning and service and give a brief statement of teaching philosophy. Belmont seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration.
Belmont is among the fastest growing universities in the nation. Ranked No. 7 in the Regional Universities South category and named for the fourth consecutive year as one of the top "Up-and-Comer" universities by U.S. News & World Report, Belmont University consists of approximately 6,900 students who come from every state and 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. The university's purpose is to help students explore their passions and develop their talents to meet the world's needs. With more than 75 areas of study, 20 master's programs and four doctoral degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont University can expand an individual's horizon. A comprehensive, coeducational university located in Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont is a student-centered Christian university focusing on academic excellence.
Belmont University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Application review will begin September 30 and will continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University. -- Andrew Miller, Ph.D. Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Associate Professor of Mathematics Belmont University, Nashville, TN
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