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The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Program in Elementary Education
Position: Assistant Professor of Elementary Mathematics Education (Tenure-Track)
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at The University of Alabama invites applications for an energetic, full-time tenure-track faculty member to join the elementary education faculty in the area of elementary mathematics education. The University of Alabama has grown significantly since 2008 with total enrollments growing 28.8% to 34,852. U.S. News and World Report’s 2014 rankings placed The University of Alabama 36th among public universities. The incoming freshman academic credentials have risen since 2008, including an ACT increase of 6.2% to 25.8, as well as over 125 national merit scholars and 60% of undergraduate enrollment from out-of-state. Elementary education includes approximately 500 majors seeking initial teacher licensure (grades K-6) and more than 40 graduate students in masters, educational specialist, and doctoral degree programs. Elementary mathematics education has a strong partnership with secondary mathematics education faculty and the mathematics department which includes a large three-year Math Science Partnership grant. Currently, existing STEM partnerships have more than $3 million in externally funded projects and $1 million of grant proposals under review for program growth, research, and professional development projects.
The position also seeks, but does not require, applicants with interests in:
Further information about elementary mathematics education and the college is accessible at http://www.education.ua.edu or http://education.ua.edu/departments/ci/math-education/
Questions regarding this position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Jeremy Zelkowski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting Date: August 16, 2015
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Application Deadline: To receive full initial consideration, all materials should be submitted online by October 26, 2014. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu. A letter of application, unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework, vita, up to three samples of professional writing, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process.
Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit “official” transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.
The University of Alabama is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Title XV, Section 504 ADA Employer.
Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter.
Attach as two (2) separate “Other Documents”:
1. Document Number 1 – Up to three samples of professional writings as “Other Document”
2. Document Number 2 – Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as “Other Document”
(Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as “Other Document” for application process to be complete.)
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.
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