Assistant Professor of Practice/Mathematics Coordinator


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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Assistant Professor of Practice – Math Department Duties (Focus on elementary teacher preparation)
.5 FTE (90% teaching, 10% service)
Typical load: 2 courses per semester
Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to assume a leadership role with respect to the Mathematics department’s courses for pre-service elementary teachers, maintaining a partnership with the Department of Teaching Learning and Teacher Education (TLTE) to ensure both the quality of the department’s offerings and the professional development of graduate teaching assistants. The candidate also will develop and coordinate online courses for the Master of Arts for Teachers (MAT) degree, and assist with MAT advising as needed. In addition to being an excellent teacher, the successful candidate will be ready to make significant contributions in one or more of the following areas: selection or development of curriculum materials; implementation and oversight of curriculum; supervision and mentorship of graduate students; support of the CSMCE’s programs for K-12 teachers and activities related to the scholarship of teaching. Service duties will typically be connected to the faculty member’s instructional work, and likely include serving on the MAT committee and advising MAT students.

Mathematics Coordinator
.5 FTE (100% administration)
CSMCE Faculty Member duties and qualifications – Focus on K-12 mathematics education outreach and professional development 
Duties: The candidate will coordinate Nebraska Math & Science Summer Institutes program for graduate education and professional development for K-12 teachers in mathematics and science, both on the UNL campus and offered on remote sites in partnership with Nebraska’s Educational Service Units (ESUs). The candidate will coordinate Math Teachers’ Circles in various Nebraska locations and work with K-12 partners to launch professional development/graduate programs to teachers in their area. The candidate will assist with writing and implementation of grants for education/outreach and engage in general activities related to strengthening K-12 and undergraduate education. The candidate will have the ability to handle a diverse set of responsibilities, and work with the CSMCE Director, Associate Director and Assistant Director to prioritize efforts.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Contact Name: 
Wendy Smith
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