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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Univ. of Northern Iowa
Posted: Nov 14, 2013 1:59 PM
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Sent at the request of Matt Webb.
Position Announcement Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Position

The Department of Mathematics invites applications and nominations
for a tenure-track position in mathematics education at the assistant
professor level, with preference for candidates who are interested in
teaching methods and content courses in our K-8 program. The
successful candidates will be expected to teach a broad spectrum of
courses in mathematics education throughout the undergraduate
curricula and in master's degree programs. There are expectations for
scholarship leading to publication, grant writing, curriculum
development, and professional service. Scholarship that includes
student participation is encouraged. A standard teaching load is 18
credit hours per academic year. The department has a strong tradition
of excellence in teaching and supports scholarship and research in
mathematics and mathematics education. The department encourages
applications from persons of color, women, persons living with
disabilities, and veterans.


Candidates must possess a doctorate in mathematics education (ABDs
will be considered with evidence of degree completion by August
2014), an ability and interest in maintaining a superior teaching
record, and an emerging or established record of scholarship.
Preference will be given to applicants who have teaching experience
in K-12 classrooms, a history of working with K-12 schools, recent
collegiate teaching experience, or experience in reform-based
curricula. Pre-employment background checks are required.

Department and Its Direction

The Department of Mathematics consists of 26 tenured and tenure-track
faculty members, including 10 mathematics educators. The department
offers master's degrees in mathematics and mathematics education. It
also offers undergraduate degrees with concentrations in mathematics,
statistics and actuarial science, and mathematics education (K-8
minor and secondary teaching). The University hosts a STEM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Hub, which is part of a
state-funded initiative to promote and improve math and science
education. The Center for Teaching & Learning Mathematics (CTLM) at
UNI also provides leadership for professional development in the
state. More information may be obtained at the web sites of the
University (, the Department (, STEM Hub
(, and CTLM (

Appointment Date and Salary

Appointment will be effective August 2014. Salary will be competitive
and supplemented by excellent fringe benefits. Additional support for
research, such as reduced teaching loads and summer funding, is
available on a competitive basis.

Application Procedure

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by
December 15, 2013. To apply, visit Inquiries may
be sent to the Search Committee Co-Chair, Matt Webb, at, or 319-273-5945; Fax: 319-273-2546.

The University of Northern Iowa is an Equal Opportunity Employer with
a comprehensive plan for affirmative action.

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse
educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and
develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college.
Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the
university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural
sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral
sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.

One of three state universities, UNI enjoys national recognition for
its high educational standards. U.S. News and World Report ranked UNI
in the top three among Midwest public universities for the past 17

The university's size -- just more than 12,100 students -- allows it
to offer faculty, facilities and academic choices of a large
university, while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a
compact, park-like campus.

For more information, visit

UNI is a smoke-free campus.
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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