Assistant Professor IN MATHEMATICS Education
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education starting August 2024. With close to 40 primary faculty members, more than 250 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate students, a master’s program with several concentrations (including mathematics education), and a robust Ph.D. program, the Department remains one of the largest and most diverse departments in the College of Science. Currently, the department is home to five tenure-track and two full-time non-tenure-track faculty in mathematics education. These faculty teach courses within the department and advise students in both the master’s program and the Ph.D. program in Curriculum and Instruction (with a concentration in Mathematics Education) in the College of Education. They regularly interact with colleagues in the College of Education and the Center for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education (CSTEM).
Required Qualifications: A doctoral degree in mathematics education, or equivalent At least 18 hours of graduate mathematics or statistics content coursework, or equivalent Demonstrated expertise in mathematics education A commitment to establishing a productive research program A commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels to a diverse student body.
Preferred Qualifications: Research experience in mathematics education at the undergraduate level K-16 teaching experience or equivalent teaching experience. Evidence of potential to obtain external funding Responsibilities: Establish and maintain an active research program in mathematics education Seek external funding Teach undergraduate courses for K-12 pre-service teachers (both content and methods) Support the Math Pathways initiative Teach graduate courses for the master’s and doctoral students Provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. Finalists will be asked to discuss how their teaching practices engage, include, and eliminate barriers to learning for students of different ages, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, identities, and abilities, and help increase the success of all students regardless of their entry pathway into the university.
Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (position number 006534) and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research plans (part of which must be a statement indicating previous experience); a statement of teaching experience, philosophy, and interests; copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts; and contact information for at least three (3) professional references (At least one of the referees should address the teaching experience of the candidate). Evaluations of applications will commence on October 30, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. The candidate selected for the position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The offer of a position is contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a criminal background check.
ASSISTANT teaching PROFESSOR or lecturer IN MATHEMATICS & Statistics
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for two Assistant Teaching Professor or Lecturer positions to begin in August 2024. These are nine-month appointments, initially for three-year terms, with the possibility of renewal. With close to 40 primary faculty members, more than 250 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate students, a master’s program with several concentrations, and a robust Ph.D. program, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics remains one of the largest and most diverse departments in the College of Science.
Required qualifications include a master’s degree or equivalent in mathematics, statistics, or a related area (Lecturer) or a doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics, or a related area (Assistant Teaching Professor); A commitment to excellence in teaching students, from a variety of backgrounds, at the undergraduate level. Responsibilities include teaching four mathematics/statistics courses each semester; advising undergraduate students; supporting the Math Pathways initiative, including curriculum/pedagogy development; and providing service to the department, the university, and the profession.
Preferred qualifications include experience teaching mathematics and statistics at the college level; experience in teaching large classes; ability to teach upper-level mathematics/statistics classes; experience in curriculum/pedagogy development, including active and adaptive learning; experience in teaching students from a variety of backgrounds.
Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.charlotte.edu (position numbers 006529 and 002297)and must include a letter of interest that addresses the requirements for the position; a curriculum vitae; and a statement that addresses teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and interests/career goals. Please provide information regarding prior teaching or other experience(s) that have tangibly promoted math education for students of diverse backgrounds. Applicants must include copies (either official or unofficial) of graduate transcripts and also arrange to have three letters of reference on appropriate letterhead stationery forwarded in PDF format via email to Ms. Jennifer Agostini (email@example.com) with Math Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor Position Reference in the subject line. Evaluations of applications will commence on January 5, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check.