Early Childhood and Elementary Education
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education (Grades PreK-5)
The Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in elementary education (grades PreK-5) with expertise in mathematics education. Georgia State University is a Research I institution with considerable emphasis on recruiting productive scholars.
Responsibilities: The faculty member is expected to maintain a balanced portfolio of research, scholarship, teaching, and service efforts. Primary scholarly responsibilities include having an active and productive research agenda, including publications of research and scholarly work, participation in professional organizations, and presentations at conferences. Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to the mathematics education of elementary students. Some teaching could be conducted at local partner school sites. Additional responsibilities include: mentoring graduate students, supervising field experiences of students, and serving on departmental, college, and university committees, as well as service to the professional community.
Qualifications: Qualifications include: an earned doctorate in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education or relevant field with a mathematics education focus; expertise in standards-based mathematics instruction; and experience in and commitment to working with diverse students in urban elementary schools. Successful applicants will have 3 years of professional experience with K-12 students. Demonstrated research through publications and presentations is a plus, along with experiences teaching mathematics education courses in a university setting. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise related to mathematics education in dual language immersion elementary school settings.
Applications/Nominations: Interested applicants should submit: a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, an unofficial transcript of highest degree earned, three letters of reference, and a one to two-page description of research plans accompanied by a sample of recent scholarly writing that is not the dissertation but can be a dissertation chapter.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. The position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2021.
Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.