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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Belmont University
Posted: Sep 29, 2013 6:29 PM
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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>

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

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

(615) 460-5615

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
E-mail: jbecker@siu.edu

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