******************************* 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 (www.uni.edu), the Department (www.uni.edu/math), STEM Hub (www.uni.edu/stemed), and CTLM (www.uni.edu/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.
For full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 15, 2013. To apply, visit http://jobs.uni.edu. Inquiries may be sent to the Search Committee Co-Chair, Matt Webb, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 319-273-5945; Fax: 319-273-2546.
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