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Assistant Professor Specializing in Math Education

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Teacher Education - 210420
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Position Summary:

The successful candidate will teach, supervise and advise undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly research (that also leads to publications and presentations), and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities include instruction of mathematics methods and credential courses for pre-service teachers in Middle Childhood Education (grades 4-9) and Adolescent to Young Adult (grades 7-12), as well as teaching graduate research methods for the M.Ed./ M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction. This position is a 3-3 teaching load.

Minimum Qualifications:

- An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in mathematics education at the middle/secondary level from an accredited university

-Three years full-time mathematics teaching experience in grades 4-12 with a valid teaching license in the U.S.

-University teaching experience in mathematics education

-Evidence of ability to teach foundation courses in educational research

-Articulation of a research agenda in mathematics education

-Effective written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

-Demonstrated ability to incorporate pedagogical practices that promote a more equitable and inclusive classroom for diverse student populations

-Successful experience building and maintaining partnerships with middle/secondary schools

-Successful experience supervising student teachers

-Publication of peer-reviewed research articles in the area of mathematics education

-Ability to integrate technology into instruction including web-assisted and other delivery models

-Successful experience teaching online courses

-Evidence of successful university teaching experience in mathematics education and/or curriculum and instruction at the middle/secondary level

-Evidence of involvement in professional organizations, like AMTE and NCTM

-Effective interpersonal communication skills

-Openness to promoting and enhancing the Catholic Marianist environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit:
- Cover letter addressing required and preferred qualifications, and interest in the position
- Curriculum vitae with indication of teaching licensure
- Unofficial transcripts from graduate coursework
- Contact information (name, phone number and email address) for three professional references who may be contacted during the application process. Additionally, individuals invited to an on-campus interview may be requested to submit three letters of recommendation (dated within the past 12 months).
- ‘Philosophy of Teaching’ and research statement describing the applicant’s approach to mathematics education and scholarship. Please also highlight how this philosophy and line of scholarship aligns with the University of Dayton’s mission and commitment to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Course evaluations as available (if teaching experience is not as instructor of record, please upload a Word document indicating such.)

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic Research University with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information is at http://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php


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