Assistant/Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education (Tenure Track)

Location
Tuscaloosa, AL
Posted
Sep 11, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0811593

Position Summary: * establish and continue an active research/publication record * teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics education for early childhood/elementary grades * pursue external funding in mathematics education * advise graduate degree-seeking students * direct graduate research studies in mathematics education when appropriate * serve on committees [e.g. doctoral dissertations, departmental, college, or university-wide] * participate in further development of innovative undergraduate and graduate programs * collaborate with local teachers, schools, and school systems

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama College of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction Program in Elementary Education Position: Assistant or Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education (Tenure-Track) Minimum Qualifications: * an earned doctorate by the start date in Mathematics Education or Elementary Education with a focus in mathematics education for grades Pre-K to 6th * at least two years full-time classroom teaching in Pre-K to 6th grades * demonstrated ability to pursue a research agenda with the potential for external funding in mathematics education * the ability to teach courses in Pre-K to 6th grade mathematics education and teach courses in general elementary education, curriculum and instruction * the ability to integrate technology into instruction including web-assisted and other delivery models * the ability to teach with an access, equity, and opportunity perspective Additional Minimum Qualifications for Associate Level: * earned/expect to earn tenure at their current institution by the start date * demonstrated a highly productive and published research agenda * secured external grant funding as PI or Co-PI * established a strong record for teaching * completed successful doctoral dissertation supervision Preferred Qualifications: * Experience and/or expertise with early childhood mathematics education * experience with emergent bilingual populations * experience with the edTPA licensure assessment * experience working in collaborative settings * the ability to integrate inclusion concepts into instruction * interest in state initiatives (e.g. AMSTI, elementary mathematics specialists) * potential to teach/develop online graduate courses * a commitment to participate in the transformation of graduate mathematics education programs * a commitment to collaborate with mathematics, mathematics education, STEM education, and/or other college/university faculty to seek external funding for research, service, and teacher professional development activities Responsibilities: * establish and continue an active research/publication record * teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics education for early childhood/elementary grades * pursue external funding in mathematics education * advise graduate degree-seeking students * direct graduate research studies in mathematics education when appropriate * serve on committees [e.g. doctoral dissertations, departmental, college, or university-wide] * participate in further development of innovative undergraduate and graduate programs * collaborate with local teachers, schools, and school systems Questions regarding this position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jeremy Zelkowski at jzelkowski@ua.edu Starting Date: August 16, 2019 Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Benefits: * Health and Life Insurance * TIAA-CREF with matching funds available * Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama * Summer employment available on an as needed basis * International teaching opportunities possible. Application Deadline: To receive full initial consideration, all materials should be submitted online by October 24, 2018. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, vita, up to three samples of professional writing, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process. Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Special Instructions: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter. Attach as two (2) separate "Other Documents": 1. Document Number 1 - Up to three samples of professional writings as "Other Document" 2. Document Number 2 - Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as "Other Document" (Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as "Other Document" for application process to be complete.)

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