Clinical Assistant Professor

College Park, Prince Georges County
Apr 25, 2014
Posting Number: F0004158 Title: Clinical Assistant Professor Functional Title: Clinical Assistant Professor Position Number: 119928 Category Status: 15-Fac.Non-Tenured,Continuing Con Applicant Search Category: Faculty University Authorized FTE: 100 Unit: EDUC-Teaching, Learning, Policy and Leadership Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: One-year, renewable clinical faculty positions in the Center for Mathematics Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning and Policy and Leadership and the Mathematics Department. Minimum Qualifications: All candidates must have the following prior to appointment: An earned doctorate in mathematics education, or a closely related field, with coursework and experience in mathematics education; Strong preparation in mathematics; Experience educating pre-service and/or in-service teachers; Experience teaching in K-12 settings. Preferences: We are especially interested in candidates with: A commitment to urban education and diverse populations, including either experience in urban settings or course work in urban education; and Experience with program development or support Additional Certifications: This position is a shared appointment with the Mathematics Department. The responsibilities for this position are: Teaching mathematics education and mathematics graduate courses in an outreach program that can provide participants with a Master’s of Education in Teaching mathematics methods courses for secondary programs Supervising pre-service candidates, including graduate students in part-time paid internship positions in local counties; Providing service to the field of mathematics education; and Leadership in the development and improvement of secondary undergraduate and graduate degree programs and middle school mathematics certification programs. Additional Information: Posting Date: 03/19/2014 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 05/16/2014 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.