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Jerry P. Becker

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POSITION REPOSTING: University of Missouri
Posted: Nov 5, 2013 4:32 PM
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Sent at the request of James E. Tarr.

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
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.

Required Qualifications:

. Ph.D. in mathematics education or related field;
. 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, 2014.

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
at: <>

Application Procedures:
Apply online
at <>
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: <>

Closing Date: The search committee will begin
reviewing applications on December 7, 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 <>

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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