The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a visiting position, renewable for two years, starting August 2019. The successful applicant will join a growing number of mathematics educators in the department. Collaboration with current mathematics education faculty in the department and in the College of Education is encouraged.
The successful candidate is expected to engage in teaching, research and service. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses for pre-service elementary and middle grades teachers.
Candidates should be invested in the teaching and improvement of mathematics content courses for prospective elementary and middle grades. Candidates should at minimum have a masters degree in mathematics or mathematics education or the equivalent by the time of the appointment.
Complete applications will include:
• Letter of application addressing the specific nature of this position,
• Curriculum vitae,
• Statement of teaching philosophy,
• Statement of scholarly interests
• Transcript photocopies, and
• Three letters of recommendation.
Applicants should submit all application materials including a cover letter addressing the particular requirements of this position at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/13488 In addition, applicants must complete a short application form at https://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/4739 (click on "apply for this job"). Other application materials are not required at the joblink site, and applicant need only answer required questions.
Review of applications begins February 10, 2019. Apply by that date to guarantee full consideration.
Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.
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