Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume in a single document to be uploaded in the online application. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position as well as your professional commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and equity. Candidates who fail to meet this requirement will not be considered for the position.
The Geometry, Reasoning, and Instructional Practices lab is interested in hiring a mathematics education researcher and teacher educator.. The chosen individual should be able to work year round, on campus and online, as well as to travel for work related functions including conferences, project meetings, and data collection. The chosen candidate will be joining a team of about 10 individuals including faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students.
This person would take part of an array of existing projects involving the development of instruments, materials, and technology and the use of those in research on mathematics teaching and teacher knowledge. In those projects the chosen individual will report to the project director and take some responsibility for staff supervision and project management, including participant recruitment, content development, and dissemination through publications, presentations at meetings, and through networking. The chosen individual will also be expected to contribute to grant writing and other fundraising and public relations activities.
A master’s degree in mathematics.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, organization skills, capacity for project management, collaboration, and grant writing are required.
The chosen candidate will have and will be willing to extend their working knowledge of education research methods and of the mathematics education research literature.
A doctorate in mathematics education or related field is desired.
Experience teaching mathematics in school or creating support materials for teaching are desirable qualifications.
Starting date: Negotiable but no later than September 1, 2019.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169724
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