Assistant Professor of Elementary and Secondary Math Education

Location

Search Status: 
Open
Institution: 
Lesley University

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About Lesley University:

Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 7,000 students and 87,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term-disability insurance. In addition, we offer generous amounts of vacation and holiday time, as well as a tuition remission policy that enables employees to expand their knowledge and skills.

Please note that all Core faculty at Lesley University are represented by the Service Employees International Union, Local 509 (SEIU).

Information on the Department:  

The Education Division in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers 10 majors: Early Childhood Education; Special Education; Elementary Education; Middle School Education (General Science; English; Mathematics; History/Political Science) and Secondary Education (Mathematics; English; History/Political Science.) Lesley serves an increasingly diverse student population from a wide range of educational and cultural backgrounds, including traditional age college students, adult students and students from partnering community college institutions.

Job Description:

The Education Division in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Lesley University is seeking a full-time, nine-month math educator to teach courses in elementary, middle and secondary math education as well as mathematics. We seek a faculty member whose primary identity and focus is math education. Math education courses include: Teaching Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers; Teaching Geometry, Measurement and Data; Teaching Mathematics in Grades 5-12 and Teaching Secondary Mathematics: Exploring Connections. Mathematics courses may include: Patterns and Functions (pre-calculus); Problem Solving and Linear Algebra/Differential Equations.                                                                                                                                            

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Teaching courses for undergraduate students in math education.
  • Teaching courses for undergraduate students in mathematics.
  • Supervising student teachers.
  • Advising undergraduate students.
  • Developing teaching-research collaborations with diverse urban schools.
  • Contributing to the development of inclusive curriculum and the cultural competence of Lesley students.
  • Participating in program development, assessment, and review in the Division.
  • Serving on appropriate college and university committees and participating in recruitment and other Division activities.


Requirements:

  • Must have an earned doctorate in mathematics education or curriculum and instruction with a focus in mathematics education or a PhD. in mathematics with a focus on math education by June 30, 2019.
  • Dissertation focus related to mathematics education or significant experience as a math educator.
  • Evidence of potential scholarship.
  • Strong knowledge-base in the area of elementary, middle and secondary math education curriculum and curriculum theory.
  • Ability to teach introductory and intermediate college-level courses in mathematics.
  • Two years of teaching experience at the middle or secondary level in the United States.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States; if you hold a visa, your visa status must allow you to work at Lesley University.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching at the college level.

Additional Information:

Compensation commensurate with experience.

Background checks are required for all positions.

Lesley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and social justice in all aspects of the educational experience. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

A cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references must be included for full consideration.

Applications will be reviewed upon the establishment of an appropriate pool of candidates.

Applications received by November 30, 2018 will be guaranteed full consideration.

For consideration please click here to be redirected to our website to apply.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, November 5, 2018
Contact Name: 
Erin Gray
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