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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Univ. of Missouri
Posted: Oct 17, 2013 2:27 PM
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Sent at the request of James E. Tarr. *
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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.

Responsibilities:

. 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.

Required Qualifications:

. Ph.D. in mathematics education;
. Evidence of effective teaching at the university level;
. Emerging or demonstrated scholarly productivity.

Preferred Qualifications:

. 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/

Application Procedures:

Apply online
at <http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php>http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/index.php.
Upload (a) letter of application in which candidates describe in
detail their qualifications for the position, (b) graduate
transcripts, and (c) copy of a sample scholarly publication in the
attachment section of the application. Please upload your (d) CV in
the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section. (e)Three letters of
reference should be sent directly (electronically) to the search
committee Chair.

Dr. James Tarr
Mathematics Education
303 Townsend Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211-2400

Telephone: (573) 882-4406 Fax: (573) 882-4481
Email: <mailto:tarrj@missouri.edu>tarrj@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.

Visit the University of Missouri's jobs website
at <http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php>http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/index.php
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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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