Mathematics Department, Arkansas Tech University

Position ID: ATU-APME [#12607]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Russellville, Arkansas 72801, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2018/10/26 (posted 2018/09/20, listed until 2018/10/26)
Position Description:    

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About Arkansas Tech: Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a state supported comprehensive institution, maintaining regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and classification as a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) level III institution. It is the third-largest in the state with an enrollment close to 12,000 students. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock and boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery. Offering over 100 undergraduate and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community. For more information about Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding community, please visit our website at www.atu.edu/hr to find our “Live Here” informational resources. Fringe Benefits: Arkansas Tech offers an attractive benefit package including medical, dental, and life insurance and participation in TIAA-CREF retirement plans.

Position Summary: We invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with the College of Natural & Health Sciences in the Department of Mathematics. The position carries a teaching load of 12 credit hours per semester as well as advising, scholarship and service. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, or closely related field by the time of appointment in August 12, 2019, (or ABD with completion date by December 31, 2019).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: -Teaching curricula that prepare undergraduates to integrate mathematics for elementary, middle level, and secondary level education. -Facilitate in mathematics education program development and assessment. -Effectively advise students. -Direct undergraduates in research projects or experiential learning. -Clinical supervision of students.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: -Knowledge – command of academic discipline and teaching pedagogy -Skills – organization, leadership, communication -Abilities – responsive, collegial

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in mathematics education, mathematics, or closely related field (or ABD with expected completion by December 31, 2019).

Preferred Qualifications: -At least three years as a practicing K-12 educator in mathematics. -Evidence of effective teaching of Secondary Mathematics. -Understanding of the implementation of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. -Evidence of scholarly activity. -Evidence of successful teaching in higher education. -Experience using technology in higher education and/or K-12 to increase student learning. -Strong academic record in mathematics. -Actively involved in local, state and/or national professional organizations, and serve in a wide range of responsibilities. -Excellent oral & written communication skills What to Submit: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications listed above. In addition, they should submit a curriculum vita, a research statement, a teaching statement and three professional reference letters To be considered for the Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education position, all applications must be received and processed through our applicant tracking system Cornerstone prior to the closing date on October 26, 2018 before 6:00 pm central time. Please go to https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=atu to apply now. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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Contact: Dr. Jeff Robertson
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Dr. Jeff Robertson
Dean, College of Natural and
Health Science
1701 N. Boulder Ave.
Arkansas Tech University
Russellville, AR 72801
Web Page: www.atu.edu

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