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Jerry P. Becker

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Positioin Announcement: Washington State Univ - Pullman
Posted: Oct 2, 2013 3:23 PM
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Sent at the request of Janet Frost.
PTERS #2666

Washington State University - Pullman

Title: Assistant Professor
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience
Position: Permanent full-time, tenure-track
Effective Date: August 16, 2014

Position: The Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State
University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position
at the assistant professor level for its expanding mathematics
education program. We seek creative scholars with potential for
securing externally supported funding, working in collaborative
contexts, initiating scholarly activity, mentoring graduate students,
and providing direction and support to the mathematics education
mission across the university and across the region and the nation.
We seek scholars who show potential for contributing to existing
program strengths and projects. This position builds on our current
momentum in mathematics education evidenced by significant and recent
increases in externally-supported projects, doctoral program
development, and personnel. The College of Education seeks applicants
with a demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with
individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures,
backgrounds and ideologies in a global environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct scholarly research in
mathematics education; secure external funding to support the
research and outreach missions of WSU; teach graduate and
undergraduate courses in mathematics education, including mathematics
methods courses and courses in the PhD in Mathematics and Science
Education Program; provide leadership and participate in an
interdisciplinary team committed to effective graduate and
undergraduate teacher education through service, teaching, and
mentoring; develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with
professionals in schools, university peers, and community agencies;
initiate and participate in mathematics education activity at the
local, state, and national levels.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in mathematics education or
mathematics with an emphasis on mathematics education (or closely
related field) by employment start date; demonstrated ability of
scholarly potential; and demonstrated ability to work effectively in
the area of K-12 STEM education.

Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated ability of researching, possibly
in collaborative contexts, important and timely problems in
mathematics education. A commitment to securing extramural funding
and procuring and managing external funds. In addition, candidate
demonstrates expertise in one or more of the following areas:
mathematics, learning theories, curriculum and instruction,
assessment, technology, or research methods. Highly qualified
candidates demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with
students and colleagues; teach in mathematics-related undergraduate,
graduate, and/or professional programs; lead collaborative
partnerships with K-12 schools, university peers, or community
agencies; advise and/or mentor graduate students; work with
diverse/underserved populations; and have at least two years of K-12
classroom teaching experience.

Screening will begin on November 1, 2013 and continue until is
filled. Applicants should apply online at and submit
a letter of application addressing the qualifications, two samples of
scholarly work, graduate transcripts, and a current comprehensive
vita including the names, addresses, phone numbers of at least three
references, and be prepared to obtain an additional three letters of
recommendation upon request. For additional information, contact
Julie Killinger at

ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women,
special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently
separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of
disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

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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