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University of Northern Iowa

Location: Cedar FallsIA 50614 Document ID: AB394-2MGJ Posted on: 2018-01-2601/26/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time Service Schedule:Academic Year

Position Description:

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track position in elementary or secondary mathematics education at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to have expertise in elementary, middle grades or secondary mathematics education and 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 research in mathematics and mathematics education.

UNI has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.

Education Requirements:

Candidates must possess a doctorate in mathematics education (ABD will be considered if evidence of degree completion by the start date of August 15, 2018 is provided).

Required Qualifications:

Documentation of ability and interest in maintaining a superior teaching record, and an emerging or established record of scholarship required.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference is given to applicants who have teaching experience in K-12 classrooms, a history of working with K-12 schools, recent mathematics education collegiate teaching experience including elementary or secondary methods, and evidence of using research-based best practices, including the use of instructional technologies.

Online Application Required Documents

Required Documents:Curriculum Vita
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Summary of Research Goals
Unofficial Graduate Transcript

Professional References:

Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process. Letters of recommendation are required for this position. Number of References: 3 Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

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Contact Information:

Attention: Your curriculum vita should not be sent to the contact below. The curriculum vita will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:Elizabeth Hughes - elizabeth.hughes@uni.edu
Wright Hall 311
Phone: 319-273-6969
Department URL: https://uni.edu/math/welcome-uni-department-mathematics

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