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Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education PK-6 (Tenure Track)

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, AL

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Requisition Number::

0812980

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant Professor

Other Title Information::

Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education PK-6 (Tenure Track)

Organization::

212401 - CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Position Summary::

•develop an active research/publication record related to mathematics education for early childhood/elementary grades
•teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics education for early childhood/elementary grades
•collaborate in pursuing external funding in mathematics education
•serve on graduate student committees
•serve on committees (e.g., departmental, college, or university-wide)

Ad Text::

The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Program in Elementary Education

Position: Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education PK-6 (Tenure-Track)

Minimum Qualifications:
•earned doctorate in Mathematics Education or Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in mathematics education for grades Pre-K to 6th
•at least two years full-time classroom teaching in Pre-K-6th grades
•demonstrated ability to pursue a research agenda with the potential for external funding in mathematics education
•ability to teach courses in Pre-K-6th grade mathematics education and teach courses in general elementary education, curriculum and instruction
•ability to integrate technology into instruction including web-assisted and other delivery models
•ability to teach with an access, equity and opportunity perspective

Preferred Requirements
•experience with the edTPA licensure assessment
•experience with emergent bilingual populations
•experience working in collaborative settings
•the ability to integrate inclusion concepts into instruction
•interest in state initiatives (e.g., AMSTI)
•potential to teach/develop online graduate courses

Responsibilities:
•develop an active research/publication record related to mathematics education for early childhood/elementary grades
•teach undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics education for early childhood/elementary grades
•collaborate in pursuing external funding in mathematics education
•serve on graduate student committees
•serve on committees (e.g., departmental, college, or university-wide)

Further information is accessible at http://www.education.ua.edu.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to the search committee co-chair, Dr. Janie Hubbard at [email protected] or co-chair Melisa Fowler at [email protected]

Starting Date: August 16, 2021

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: The review of credentials will begin immediately and 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.

UA EEO Statement:

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.
“EEO is the Law” https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date::

06/18/2021

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants::

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.)

College/School/Division::

Education

Post To Ihe:

Yes

Organization

The University of Alabama embodies an academic community that demands excellence in teaching, research and service and provides an inclusive, nurturing environment for the discovery of knowledge and the development of well-rounded leaders. Founded in 1831 as Alabama's first public college and known as the Capstone of Higher Education, UA provides a premier undergraduate and graduate education built upon global engagement, high-quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and diversity and inclusivity throughout the community.

Our Mission

The University of Alabama will advance the intellectual and social condition of the people of the state, the nation and the world through the creation, translation and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on quality programs in the areas of teaching, research and service.

Our Vision

The University of Alabama will be known as the university of choice for the best and brightest students in Alabama, and all students who seek exceptional educational opportunities. The University of Alabama will be a student-centered research university and an academic community united in its commitment to enhance the quality of life for all Alabamians and the citizens of the nation and the world.

Our Core Values

The University of Alabama is committed to:

  • Undergraduate education that produces socially-conscious, ethical and well-rounded leaders who are grounded in their subject matter and capable of controlling their own destinies.
  • Graduate education that is deeply vested in subject matter knowledge, professional content, research skills and creative activity.
  • Public outreach and service that is held in the highest regard and fosters impactful public engagement to enhance the quality of life for the citizens of Alabama, the nation and the world.
  • Campus life that embodies collaboration, collegiality, respect and a culture of inclusivity.

Our Strategic Goals

  • Provide a premier undergraduate and graduate education that offers a global perspective and is characterized by outstanding teaching, high-quality scholarship and distinctive curricular and co-curricular programs. Increase the University’s productivity and innovation in research, scholarship and creative activities that impact economic and societal development.
  • Enrich our learning and work environment by providing an accepting, inclusive community that attracts and supports a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
  • Provide opportunities and resources that facilitate work-life balance and enhance the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff.
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