Central Connecticut State University

Position ID: 996-MATHED [#15111, C20-050]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: New Britain, Connecticut 06050, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2019/12/02 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/04, finished 2020/06/07, listed until 2019/12/02)
Position Description:    

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Central Connecticut State University’s (CCSU) Department of Mathematical Sciences is seeking a dynamic faculty member with a strong mathematics background and teaching experience within the K-12 grade levels. This is a tenure-track faculty position with a course load of 12 credits per semester, research, and service to the university and the profession. The faculty member filling this position will have responsibilities in the department for teaching curricula that prepare undergraduates and graduate students to integrate mathematics content for elementary, secondary, and administrative licensure programs. CCSU is a community of learners dedicated to teaching and to scholarship. We encourage the development and application of knowledge and ideas through research and outreach activities. We prepare students to be thoughtful, responsible and successful citizens and teachers. The position is full time beginning August 2020. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in mathematics, mathematics education, or related field that includes substantial mathematics, from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent (ABD candidates will be considered if they provide evidence of anticipated completion of doctorate by August 2021);
  • A minimum of five years as a practicing K-12 classroom teacher in mathematics, in U.S. or similar schools;
  • Experience in teaching Secondary Mathematics;
  • Understanding of the implementation of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics;
  • Evidence of potential for scholarly productivity;
  • Effective written communication skills;
  • Knowledge of current mathematics education research and teaching practices;
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities;
  • Knowldege of edTPA.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in higher education;
  • Experience in using technology in higher education and/or K-12 to increase student learning;
  • Strong academic record in mathematics, including undergraduate and graduate level courses;
  • Knowledge of strategies of preparing pre-service teachers to teach in culturally relevant ways;
  • Experience in helping students prepare for edTPA.

The University: The largest of Connecticut’s regional comprehensive universities, Central currently enrolls 11,880 students. This includes 7,605 full-time undergraduates, 1,949 part-time undergraduates, 648 full-time graduate students, and 1,678 part-time graduate students. A third of its undergraduates are students of color, the largest group being Hispanic. Ninety-three percent of the students are from Connecticut. An increasingly residential campus, 64 percent of Central’s first-year students live on campus; 24 percent of all undergraduates live on campus. For more information about Central Connecticut State University, please visit www.ccsu.edu.

The Community: Located nine miles southwest of Hartford, New Britain is a city of some 70,000. Part of the Greater Hartford area of 1.2 million residents, New Britain is centrally located in the state and is within easy reach of much of Connecticut and several metropolitan areas in the region. New Britain’s population is characterized by a high degree of racial and ethnic diversity. Known as “Little Poland,” 17 percent of its population are of Polish background. It is the home of three Polish language newspapers and one television station, and annually hosts the Little Poland Festival. Significant portions of its population come from Puerto Rican, Italian, and Irish backgrounds. Currently, 37 percent of its population are Hispanic; 11 percent are African American; 25 percent live below the poverty line.

In addition to all that Hartford provides, New Britain is 40 minutes from Springfield, Mass., two hours from Boston, and two hours from New York City. It is also part of the Hartford-Springfield “Knowledge Corridor” and, therefore, within easy driving distance of a host of private and public institutions of higher education and many cultural opportunities.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by Monday, December 2, 2019.

For more information, contact Dr. Frederic Latour, Chair of the Mathematics Education Search Committee, at 860-832-2855 or latourfre@ccsu.edu.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience, with an expected starting salary up to $67,000. Fringe benefits include personal and sick leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision and prescription plans, a multi- plan retirement, retirement health care , deferred compensation, Dependent Care Assistant and Med Flex spending accounts, supplemental benefits such as long term, short term disability, tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western).

As an affirmative action employer, Central Connecticut State University actively seeks and encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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Contact: Frederic Latour, 860-832-2855, 860-832-3753 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Department of Mathematical Sciences
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
Web Page: www.ccsu.edu/jobs

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