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Department: 131301 - Sci, Tech, Engr & Math (STEM)
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The STEM Education Department invites applications for a tenure track-faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education. We desire a colleague who addresses important challenges that face students, teachers, and schools/colleges, and conducts research related to the teaching and learning of mathematics at upper secondary (advanced high school courses) and post-secondary levels (community college and universities). The candidate's research may focus on: 1) the learning and teaching of specific advanced mathematics or statistics content (e.g., college algebra, precalculus, calculus, linear algebra, abstract algebra, geometry, proofs, probability, statistics and data science); 2) preparation of teachers for secondary and post-secondary contexts and diverse communities; 3) the design of innovative curricula, tools, and assessments at the upper secondary or collegiate level; or 4) examining ways to promote student success to increase the number and diversity of students who pursue careers in STEM.
The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to anti-racism, social justice and collaboration. The candidate also should have a commitment to secondary and post-secondary teacher preparation and use of technology to support teaching and learning. There are opportunities to collaborate with faculty within the College of Education as well as mathematics and statistics faculty in the College of Sciences.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Teach undergraduate and graduate pre-service teachers in the secondary mathematics teacher preparation programs.
Teach graduate courses in master's and Ph.D. programs in Mathematics and Statistics Education, including mathematics courses for teachers and interdisciplinary and methodology courses at the doctoral level in STEM Education and in the College of Education.
Conduct and publish research focused on teaching and learning in upper secondary and/or undergraduate mathematics education.
Recruit, advise, and mentor undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students, including dissertation and thesis research.
Pursue and obtain external funding for research and development activities.
Provide service and leadership to the program area, department, college, university, and professional organizations.
Participate in outreach and extension activities; especially in low-wealth communities, and collaborate with faculty within the college and across the university.
Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.
Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
A demonstrated commitment to anti-racism, diversity, social justice, and collaboration.
Scholarship and successful record for external funding in Mathematics Education commensurate with experience.
At least three years experience teaching in a mathematics and statistics department and/or teacher education program and/or in grades 6-12.
A research focus on issues in secondary and post-secondary teacher preparation is preferred.
A Master's degree in mathematics, statistics, or applied mathematics
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00000451
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