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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: Ohio University
Posted: Feb 17, 2014 5:36 PM
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Sent at the request of Greg
Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education Department of Teacher
Education Ohio University

The Patton College of Education at Ohio University invites
applications for an assistant professor of mathematics education in
the Department Teacher Education. We seek an individual with
credentials, experience, and a record of teaching, research, and
service suitable for a tenure-track position in the college.

The Patton College supports learner-centered teaching, research and
scholarship, and service within and beyond the university. We are
committed to lifelong learning, to outreach for broader impacts, and
to diversity among students and faculty. Faculty members are expected
to conduct scholarship at a level commensurate with a research
university, to embrace a clinical model of teacher education, and to
be innovative with regard to instructional formats. The college and
the university are committed to serving a diverse student population
that includes international and nontraditional students and to
providing service to the region through collaboration.


Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate classes
in the Department of Teacher Education and in particular classes in
mathematics methods for teacher candidates in early childhood
education, middle childhood education, and special education. Other
position responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate
advising; conducting original research; writing scholarly works for
publication; pursuing external grant funding to support project and
research activity; participating in school, college, and university
service; and sharing responsibility for activities such as advising
student professional organizations; participating in continuing
accreditation activities (NCATE); working with regional mathematics
education programs; and being actively involved in professional
organizations. We seek a candidate who is committed to the region,
the mission of the university, and the goals of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

. Doctorate in mathematics education or a related field
. Master's degree in mathematics, or the equivalent

Desired Qualifications:

. Potential for or record of strong scholarship in mathematics education
. Teaching experience at the K-12 level
. Interest in developing innovative curricula
. Research and evaluation experience that will help obtain grant
funding and lead
to further innovation in programs
. Interest in supporting and implementing P-12 reforms
. Potential to expand teacher professional development programs and
to assist local schools in developing advanced curricular offerings
. Proficiency in teaching with technology
. Record of service to the profession

Application Details

Position will remain open until filled. For full consideration apply
by March 17, 2014. Review of applications will begin March 10, 2014.
Applications must be submitted online
( ). Include detailed
cover letter, current vita, statement of research interests, evidence
of effective teaching (course syllabi, teaching evaluations, or
statement of teaching philosophy), three letters of recommendation,
and contact information for 3-5 additional references. Review of
applications will begin March 10, 2014, and the closing date for
applications is March 17, 2014. The expected start date is August

Ohio University and the Department of Teacher Education

Ohio University is doctoral-granting research university, categorized
as a RU/H: Research University (high research activity) by the
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Established in
1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher
learning in the historic Northwest Territory and the first in the
state of Ohio. A comprehensive, national university, it offers both
distinctive, high quality undergraduate education and excellent,
focused graduate education. Nestled in the foothills of the
Appalachian Mountains, Athens's natural beauty provides a picturesque
setting for a classic college town.

The Department of Teacher Education includes 13 tenure-line faculty
members who serve more than 1,400 bachelor's, 160 master's, and 40
doctoral students in a full range of licensure, endorsement, and
advanced programs. The department engages with the Center for
Professional Development School Partnerships, the Child Development
Center, the Coalition of Rural and Appalachian Schools, and the
Stevens Literacy Center. Mathematics education within the department
cuts across early childhood, middle school, and
adolescent-to-young-adult licensure as well as advanced programs. The
department boasts a thriving PhD program in mathematics education,
with some 14 students actively enrolled in course work or engaged in
dissertation research.

The Department of Teacher Education has a long history of
collaboration with the Department of Mathematics. The Morton
professor of mathematics education teaches in both departments, and
another faculty member has a joint appointment across the two
departments. Faculty members from both departments are engaged in the
work of the South East Ohio Center for Excellence in Mathematics and
Science. Faculty members in both departments maintain productive and
interactive programs of teaching, scholarship, and service.

Ohio University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer
committed to excellence through diversity. Candidates from
underrepresented minority groups, women, and persons with
disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information about Ohio University, please visit:

To complete an application, please visit:

Interested candidates for this position who would like more
information may contact Kellie Merriman <>.

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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