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Jerry P. Becker

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Position Announcement: James Madison Univ.
Posted: Feb 17, 2014 6:37 PM
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Sent at the request of Kyle Schultz.

The Department of Middle, Secondary, and Mathematics Education in the
College of Education at James Madison University invites applications
for a full-time, tenure-track, open rank position in Mathematics
Education beginning Fall 2014.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants should have an earned doctorate
prior to the date of employment with a specialization in mathematics
education. In addition, the applicant should possess at least three
years of U.S. public school teaching or comparable experience at the
K-8 level. Applicants should provide evidence of teaching
effectiveness, scholarly potential, and the ability to work
collaboratively with colleagues in the College of Education,
mathematics department, and K-12 schools. Priority will be given to
candidates with experience linking instruction to classroom
assessment. Teaching and supervisory experience in a
college/university setting is preferred.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate methods courses in early childhood and
elementary mathematics education. Additional responsibilities may
include the following: a) teaching graduate-level classroom
assessment and inquiry courses for middle and high school teaching
candidates of all content areas; b) supervising students in public
school settings; and c) advising undergraduate and graduate students
in the mathematics education program. The successful applicant will
also be expected to be productive in appropriate professional,
service, scholarly, and collaborative activities.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and
qualifications. All applicants interested in this position must apply
online at (reference posting #7722). Applications
should include a cover letter that explains suitability for position,
curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, e-mails, and phone numbers
for three professional references. In addition to the electronic
application package, undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be
mailed separately to Dr. Ann Wallace, search chair, at James Madison
University, College of Education, MSC 6912, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.
Review of candidates begins 03/07/14 and will continue until the
position is filled. For questions about the mathematics education
position, contact Dr. Ann Wallace at

Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, James Madison
University is a highly selective, diversified, regional,
comprehensive, student-oriented public institution with an enrollment
of over 19,000 students and 900 full-time faculty. The university is
committed to innovative and superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU
has achieved national recognition for the quality of its academic
programs. The College of Education offers bachelors and masters
degrees and graduates approximately 400 students each year.

James Madison University is an equal opportunity/Affirmative
Action/equal access employer and especially encourages applications
from women, minorities, and person with disabilities.


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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