Assistant Professor Mathematics Education

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Search Status: 
Open
Institution: 
Central Connecticut State University

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 2018. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or Ed.D in mathematics, mathematics education, or related field that includes substantial mathematics (ABD candidates will be considered if doctorate is completed by June 2018)
  • 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 potential for scholarly productivity
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Knowledge of a broad range of mathematics education research and teaching strategies
  • Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years or more as a practicing K-12 educator in mathematics
  • Successful 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
  • Knowledge of strategies of preparing pre-service teachers to teach in culturally relevant ways. 

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at http://www.ccsu.edu/. 

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford. CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.” Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions. 

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by January 15, 2018. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To more information and to begin the application process: https://hrat.ccsu.edu/index.php?job=240

Electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position and accomplishments
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
  • Two statements: 1) Statement of Research; 2) Philosophy of Teaching
  • Unofficial transcripts of all coursework in mathematics (redact SSN)
  • For ABD candidates, letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion.

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted. 

For more information contact Dr. Robin S. Kalder, Chair of the Mathematics Education Search Committee at 860-832-2842 or kalderr@ccsu.edu.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, January 15, 2018
Contact Name: 
Lindsay Keazer
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