Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University

Position ID: 864-MATHED [#4126, 12253-2]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Position Location: Bozeman, Montana 59717, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2012/12/03 finished (posted 2012/10/03, finished 2013/10/18, listed until 2013/06/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montana State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics Education at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2013.

Duties and Responsibilities

The mathematics education group seeks a talented and dynamic mathematics educator who demonstrates a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics and mathematics education courses, establishing an active research program in mathematics education, and strengthening K-12 mathematics education through professional development and outreach. The candidate must be a mathematics educator whose professional interests and vision complement the broad talents of Montana State’s mathematics education faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and Montana’s teachers.

As a tenure-track faculty member, the successful candidate must be able to balance and meet the demands of teaching and advising students, conducting a research program that results in publication in high-quality venues, and seeking external funding for research and projects. The normal teaching duties are two courses each semester. The candidate will also serve on both master’s and doctoral committees, participate regularly in summer graduate teaching, and will participate in departmental and university service activities.

The Successful Candidate Will

*Support the MSU mathematics education group in providing outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising, including participating in the rotation of summer graduate teaching (for additional salary).
*Engage in mathematics education research that complements the current faculty members’ research.
*Possess effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with faculty, students, Montana’s teachers and public schools, and state and campus decision makers.
*Exhibit willingness to work cooperatively with people of diverse backgrounds (including Montana’s Native American people).
*Possess expertise or interest in teaching distance graduate mathematics education courses.

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Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples. Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile. To request an accommodation, contact the Office of Human Resources, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website:

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Mathematics Education Search Committee
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Montana State University
PO Box 172400
Bozeman MT 59717-2400

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