******************************** Sent at the request of James E. Tarr. * ******************************* UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics Education Learning, Teaching, & Curriculum
The Department of Learning, Teaching and Curriculum at the University of Missouri (MU) invites applications for a position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics Education (9-month academic, tenured/tenure-track appointments beginning August 15, 2014). Successful candidates will work with internationally recognized, award-winning faculty in the MU mathematics education group (<http://education.missouri.edu/LTC/mathematics/index.php>http://education.missouri.edu/LTC/mathematics/index.php). The program is home to eight tenure-track mathematics education faculty members, including two with administrative appointments.
MU mathematics education has a large and well-respected doctoral program that prepares the next generation of mathematics teacher educators and educational researchers. Its faculty members are active researchers addressing a range of important questions (see website for information on current research projects). At the undergraduate level, preservice teachers at MU earn certification in elementary education (Grades 1-6), middle grades mathematics (grades 5-9), or secondary mathematics (9-12). The MU alternative certification program, SMAR2T, attracts recent graduates and career changers for preparation as middle and/or secondary mathematics teachers.
. Establish and engage in a productive research program in mathematics education that yields high-quality scholarly publications; . Secure external funding for research and service projects; . Teach mathematics pedagogy courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as seminars in the Ph.D. program; . Advise, supervise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. . Contribute to the national visibility, stature, and impact of the MU mathematics education program.
. Ph.D. in mathematics education; . Evidence of effective teaching at the university level; . Emerging or demonstrated scholarly productivity.
. Current funding or potential for obtaining external funding; . Online course development and teaching experience; . Teaching certificate or K-12 teaching experience.
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Appointment: Tenure-track, nine-month appointment beginning August 15, 2013.
MU, a Doctoral/Research Extensive Institution, is the flagship institution of the University of Missouri four-campus system and is located in Columbia, a community of approximately 110,000. Within two hours driving distance to St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is rated as one of the best small cities in the U.S. by Money Magazine, and is frequently listed as one of the best places to live by national publications. MU enrollment is approximately 34,500 and the College of Education is one of 18 schools/colleges at MU. The College is home to approximately 1,300 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students, and 87 tenured/tenure-track faculty members. Supporting cultural diversity is an important goal for the college and the university. More information is available on the web at: <http://education.missouri.edu/>http://education.missouri.edu/
Closing Date: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 29, 2013, and will accept and review applications until the position is filled.
The University of Missouri-Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. To request ADA accommodations, please contact the College of Education at 573-884-7717.