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Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Mathematics Education
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/01/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education, the Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education is expected to collaborate with faculty across the Educator Preparation Provider (EPP), teach mathematics education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise and assist with field experiences, maintain an active research agenda (including publications, professional presentations, and external grant proposals), model effective teaching practices, use instructional technology effectively, and participate in program development. Some teaching may be conducted at off-campus sites. This is for two 9-month, tenure track positions.

The ideal candidate will have:

• Three or more years of teaching at elementary and/or early childhood levels.
• Earned 18 credit hours of graduate level mathematics or statistics.
• Experience or expertise in teaching mathematics for emergent bilinguals, culturally responsive pedagogy, or cognitively guided instruction.
• Experience teaching at the university level.
• Experience teaching and developing online courses based on an articulated philosophy of teaching and learning.
• Scholarship, service and/or experience related to working with historically underrepresented and marginalized P – 16 students.
• Experience with teacher performance assessments, such as edTPA.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

• Doctorate in Mathematics Education or closely related field, or its foreign equivalent. ABDs close to completion will be considered. Doctorate must be earned by August 1, 2018. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
• At least 18 graduate semester hours in mathematics education
• Teaching experience with students in P-12 schools.
• Evidence of the ability to conduct scholarly activity at the assistant professor level. Please refer to university promotion and tenure guidelines at: http://www.kennesaw.edu/handbooks/faculty/section3_5.php
• Expertise in mathematics education at the elementary level.
• Commitment to working in an environment that values diversity, inclusion and collaboration.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 11/26/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Marrielle Myers. Email: mmyers22@kennesaw.edu; Telephone: 470-578-4752

Additional Information for Applicants
Application Instructions

All materials must be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word or PDF documents to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu on or before November 26, 2017 to guarantee consideration. A complete application will include a cover letter expressing interest and addressing qualifications for the position and teaching philosophy; copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required before employment at KSU); a curriculum vita; and names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five or more professional references.

For a detailed description of the university, college, and department, please visit KSU’s website at www.kennesaw.edu.

The search will continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000600
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37451
Departmental/College Overview:

The Bagwell College of Education (BCOE) is one of the largest and strongest teacher preparation units in the University System of Georgia offering bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctor of education degree programs. All educator preparation programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and approved by Georgia’s Professional Standards Commission (PSC). KSU’s Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) is the university’s umbrella organization for preparing educators and includes 13 departments from five colleges all of which collaborate on the design, delivery, approval, and accreditation of all educator preparation programs. The EPP serves as a model of university-wide responsibility for teacher education; field-based collaboration with practicing professionals and partner schools; infusion of technology for enhanced teaching and learning; and best practices for the inclusion of English learners and students with exceptionalities.

As one of the larger departments at KSU, the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education has more than 80 full-time and part-time faculty members. The department serves over 1,500 Elementary and Early Childhood Education undergraduate majors and over 100 graduate majors. It offers programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Its M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education is offered online. Certification for pre-kindergarten to grade five is embedded in the undergraduate program. In addition, the department offers the Birth to Kindergarten Bachelor of Science degree program.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. List of Names and Contact Information of Five References
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents