Job location: Charlottesville, VA Employment Type:
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The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks an innovative scholar for the position of Assistant Professor of Education-Mathematics Education in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education (CISE) in the area of preK-6 Elementary Teacher Education. This is a 9-month, salaried, tenure-eligible faculty position.
The successful candidate is expected to design and conduct rigorous research about mathematics teaching and learning, working with interdisciplinary faculty across the school and the University, and to be successful in seeking extramural research funding. Preference will be given to individuals whose research on mathematics education concentrates on race and schooling, culturally responsive curriculum development and related areas.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate mathematics methods courses in elementary teacher education and associated field experiences. This position also advises students in the teacher education program. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with colleagues, both within and outside the School of Education and Human Development with an emphasis on working with preK-6 partners.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
- Ed.D. or Ph.D. in mathematics education, curriculum and instruction, early childhood or elementary teacher education, or a related field prior to the start date of the position
- Experience teaching at the university level
- Classroom teaching experience in preK-12 education
- Knowledge about the education of diverse young learners in a preK-6 setting
- Knowledge of mathematics teaching and learning in preK-6
- Ability to prepare educators to be successful in the preK-6 setting
- Experience teaching with culturally relevant/responsive/sustaining pedagogy
- A record of scholarship that demonstrates the ability to make links between theory and practice in preK-6 teaching and learning
- Evidence of scholarship that has potential to obtain extramural funding
- Experience working with culturally and/or linguistically diverse students
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
- Demonstrated knowledge of mathematics content and process standards
- Experience collaborating with mathematics educators, science educators, and technology educators with developing collaborations
- Demonstrated ability to use technology in innovative ways to enhance instruction;
- Experience working in teacher education
- Understanding of preK-6 mathematics curriculum
- Experience with online teaching
Review of applications will begin November 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
The selected applicant will be required to complete a background check prior to their first day of employment
Complete an application online and attach:
- A current curriculum vita
- Cover Letter
- Statement of teaching philosophy
- Statement of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion philosophy
- An academic writing sample
- Contact information for three professional references
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