Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Portland State University

Position ID: 587-MATHED [#2689]
Position Title: Asst/Assoc Professor Mathematics Education
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97201, United States [map]
Application Deadline: finished (posted 2010/12/23, updated 2011/12/25, listed until 2011/06/23)
Position Description:    

Mathematics Education Position

Applications are invited for a tenure-line position at the Assistant or Associate level, beginning September 16, 2011. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education with the equivalent of a Master degree in Mathematics or a Ph.D. in Mathematics with an established research record in mathematics education. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, should provide a record of scholarly publication, and evidence of successful funding support for their research or outstanding potential for such support.

The new hire will join an active Mathematics Education faculty supporting the Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, MST/MAT in Mathematics, Graduate Certificate in Middle School Mathematics, BS/BA in Mathematics, and Mathematics content courses for elementary teachers. Successful candidates will be expected to develop or continue a strong research program in mathematics education. In addition they will collaborate with other scholars across campus and the Center for Science Education on the Partnering for Student Success initiative at Portland State that addresses critical transitions in education. Other responsibilities include the procurement of external funding, teaching mathematics and mathematics education courses, and advising students. The specific area of research interest is open. Preference will be given to applicants with background and interest in the preparation and development of middle and high school mathematics teachers and students.

Qualified applicants should submit (1) a letter of intent; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching; (4) a teaching statement; (5) a research plan; and (6) graduate transcripts. Address all materials to the Mathematics Education Search Committee and send (PDF documents only) to mthedhire@pdx.edu. Inquiries by letter can be sent to:

Mathematics Education Search Committee
Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

Further information about the department and its programs is available on our home page (http://www.mth.pdx.edu). You may also call (503) 725-3621 or send email to mthedhire@pdx.edu. Review of files will begin January 14, 2011 and continue until finalists are identified. Portland State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity.

Application Material Required:
Those requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Search Committee
Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751

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