The Department of Mathematical Sciences invites applications for a one-year position in Mathematics Education at the Visiting Assistant Professor level. Starting date is September 1, 2016.
Description: Applicants must have a strong commitment to the preparation and supervision of pre- service mathematics teachers and to the supervision of pre-service teachers. Faculty filling this position will be expected to teach and mentor students in our undergraduate programs in Mathematics Education, the MS program in Mathematics with a concentration in Mathematics Education and the MA program in Teaching Middle Grades Mathematics. Additionally, the faculty member will be the student teaching coordinator, which requires observing and mentoring pre-service middle and high school mathematics teachers. In addition to overseeing the mathematics student teaching program, faculty are expected to teach a broad range of courses at the undergraduate level and a specialized set of courses at the graduate level . Salary is dependent on qualification and experience.
Qualifications: Successful candidates will hold a Doctorate in Mathematics Education with a background in Mathematics at the undergraduate level or a Masters degree with extensive teaching experience. All candidates should demonstrate evidence of effective teaching and scholarly activity. Preferred qualifications include successful teaching at the 7-12 level.
Information: The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montclair State University includes undergraduate programs in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Physics; Master’s programs in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, and Statistics; and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education. There are thirty full-time faculty in the department. Montclair State University is the second largest public university in New Jersey and is located 15 miles west of New York City. For additional information go to http://www.montclair.edu/csam/mathematical-sciences/.
Application: Applicants should submit a resume, statement of professional goals, research interests, and teaching philosophy in one PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to email@example.com.
Or send letter, resume, research and teaching statements to:
Dr. Erin Krupa, Search Committee Chair Mathematical Sciences
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043
Screening begins July 11, 2016 and continues until the position is filled.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.