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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: University of Dayton
Posted: Dec 13, 2013 2:36 PM
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Sent at the request of Janet Herrelko.
Tenure-Track Position in the Department of Teacher Education


The University of Dayton Department of Teacher Education is seeking a
dynamic faculty member prepared to play a critical role in creating
and implementing curriculum and programs in STEM MATHEMATICS
education. This is a tenure-track faculty position in the field of
STEM with the focus on MATHEMATICS.

The University of Dayton,founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a
top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks
outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and
share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and
artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and
leadership and service in the local and global community.

The Department of Teacher Education envisions STEM education as the
coalescence of rigorous concepts in the fields of science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics integrated and applied to
real world problems. STEM education uses inquiry, logical reasoning,
and collaboration with appropriate technology to help students learn
approaches to solving problems facing the world today. The faculty
member filling this position will have lead responsibilities in the
Department for creating and teaching STEM curricula and certificates
that prepare undergraduates and graduate students to integrate STEM
content for early and middle childhood licensure programs.

Essential job skills include effective listening, communication, and
problem solving and maintaining collaborative and productive work
relationships with faculty, staff, and partnership schools. The
faculty member filling this position will actively contribute service
as a team member to professional communities, particularly as related
to STEM education.

Required qualifications for the position:

* Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Mathematics Education, or Education with a
Mathematics concentration;

* A minimum of three years as a licensed and practicing PK-12
educator in mathematics focusing on experience in PK-8;

* Expertise and experience in effective mathematics instruction;

* Experience and willingness to teach using a STEM inquiry-approach;

* Proficiency in data-based assessment strategies and the
implementation of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics;

* Demonstrate potential for scholarship in STEM educational areas;

* Familiarity with state and national professional standards for
mathematics teachers as well as the Common Core State Standards for

* Exhibit best practices in teaching mathematics and employing high
leverage instructional practices that utilize STEM as a tool to
increase student achievement;

* Successful experience in teaching in higher education; with a focus
on early and middle childhood;

* Experience teaching on-line courses;

* Experience in developing and sustaining relationships with partners
in diverse PK-12 school settings;

* Successful experience in working with teams in higher education and preK-12;

* Demonstrated ability to integrate STEM mathematics into methods
coursework and to train others in these;

* Demonstrated record of scholarship;

* Demonstrate an affinity for the values central to a Marianist
education, including valuing diversity and a commitment to social

Candidates should submit

. a letter of application addressing qualifications,
accomplishments, and interest in the position;

. a C.V.;

. names and contact information of three current professional references;

. informal transcripts of all coursework in Mathematics and-STEM and
the UD application for employment form.

Additionally, candidates are required to submit two statements:

1) A Statement of Research;
2) A Statement of Philosophy of Teaching.

Applications must be submitted electronically
to <>

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will
remain open until January 22, 2013.

If you would like more information on this position, please e-mail
Dr. Janet Herrelko, Chair of the STEM Mathematics Search Committee
at <>

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is
committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative
action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act
affirmatively to recruit and hire women,traditionally
under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and

Janet M. Herrelko, Ed.D.,NBCT
Associate Professor Mathematics Education
Associate Department Chair Teacher Education
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-0525
937-229-3037 (O)
937-229-3000 (fax)


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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