Department of Mathematics

West Chester University

Mathematics Information
Office: Room 101
25 University Avenue
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone (610) 436-2440
Fax (610) 738-0578
Email: Department Chair


 

Department of Mathematics


Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professorship in Mathematics Education

 

Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success.

 

Applications are invited for tenure-track, assistant/associate professorship(s) in Mathematics Education in the Department of Mathematics beginning in August 2014.  Responsibilities include teaching up to four courses per semester which typically include mathematics teaching methods and mathematics for elementary teachers. Candidates must have demonstrable excellence in teaching and communication skills and potential for scholarship.  Candidates are required to have successfully completed a Master’s Degree in mathematics or the equivalent of, and an earned doctorate in mathematics education or a related field by August 2014. 

 

 Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate some of the following:

  • have teaching experience in elementary, middle, or secondary school mathematics;
  • have experience in working with middle or secondary teachers;
  • have successful grant writing experience;
  • have experience in supervising student teachers;
  • have experience teaching graduate mathematics or mathematics education courses;
  • have experience in graduate program development;
  • have experience in advising graduate students or supervising theses;
  • have experience in assessing teacher education candidates for accreditation;
  • have successfully integrated technology in teaching methods.

 

Applications must include: a cover letter addressing the bulleted items, a curriculum vita, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, a brief research prospectus, three letters of recommendation with at least one letter addressing in detail the candidate’s teaching effectiveness, undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Finalists must successfully complete an interview process including a teaching demonstration and a research talk to the Department’s faculty and upper-level students.  Review of applications will begin December 1st and continue until the position is filled.

 

Application materials should be submitted electronically to: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wcupa/default.cfm

 

For more information about the Department visit math.wcupa.edu.

 

West Chester University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.