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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: James Madison University
Posted: Oct 7, 2013 5:32 PM
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Sent at the request of Alexis Johnston.
Mathematics Education Position, Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Rank
Department of Mathematics and Statistics James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison
University invites applications for a tenure-track
Assistant/Associate position in mathematics education, starting
August 2014. Preference is given to candidates invested in the
teaching and improvement of mathematics content courses for
prospective PreK-8 teachers. The department and mathematics education
program value collaborative scholarship among colleagues so
preference will be given to candidates whose research interests allow
for collaboration with current mathematics education faculty in the
department and in the College of Education. Candidates must have a
doctoral degree in mathematics education and a master's degree or
equivalent in mathematics or statistics. The successful applicant
will join a growing number of mathematics educators in the department.

James Madison University, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley
of Virginia, is a comprehensive, coeducational state university with
an approximate enrollment of 19,000 students. The mathematics
education group at JMU includes active scholars in mathematics
education as well as mathematicians interested in PreK-12 mathematics
education. The department teaches mathematics majors with secondary
education minors as well as PreK-8 prospective teachers in an
interdisciplinary major. The department also offers an M.Ed in
Mathematics for current secondary mathematics teachers. Teaching of
mathematics methods courses may be arranged on request through
exchanges with the JMU College of Education. For additional
information, see the department homepage at

To apply: Applicants should complete a short online form at and submit an
online application through at Complete applications will include:

. letter of application,
. curriculum vita,
. statement of teaching philosophy,
. research statement,
. transcript photocopies, and
. three letters of recommendation.

Materials not possible to submit online may be sent by postal mail
to: James Madison University
Mathematics Education Search Department of Mathematics and
Statistics, MSC 1911 Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Review of applications will begin October 18, 2013 and will continue
until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the search
committee chair, Dr. LouAnn Lovin, at or

James Madison University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
action/equal access employer and does not discriminate on the basis
of age, color, disability, genetic information, national origin,
parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual
orientation or veteran status.

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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