Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announces a full time (nine-month) tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the area of mathematics education beginning fall term, 2014.

General responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in secondary mathematics education (6-12), advising, supervision of field experiences, scholarship, and service.  Additionally, working directly with local schools, serving on faculty committees, grant writing and collaboration with faculty in multiple departments is expected.

Experience working with diverse populations and a commitment to work with non-traditional students are essential to this position.  Some travel may be required for this position. All faculty at UW-Whitewater may be required to teach online and hybrid courses, weekend and/or evening classes, and provide service to the university and local community in a variety of modalities, including leading Learning Communities, mentoring students, and providing professional development opportunities for colleagues, schools and community groups. The position will start August 22nd, 2014.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate (ABD considered) in mathematics education or a related field with a minimum of three years experience teaching middle/secondary grades.

Preferred Qualifications: University teaching, advising, and supervision experience along with potential for or an established record of scholarly activity and a demonstrated commitment to the preparation of teachers within a multicultural context.  Special consideration will be given to applicants with collaboration skills and experience working cross-discipline specifically in the area of STEM. 

University and Community: UW-Whitewater is a premier public university with an enrollment of 12,000+ students. The College of Education and Professional Studies is committed to diversity and teaching diverse learners; the utilization of multiple modes of instructional delivery and technology including SmartBoard equipped classrooms and online, hybrid, and two-way video courses; adult student learners; and international programs and experiences.  The College of Education and Professional Studies is fully NCATE accredited.  The campus is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin system and located in a community near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater, a convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago.  For further information regarding the university and community, please see our website at www.uww.edu

Applications: Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Julie Minikel-Lacocque, Search Committee Chair, minikelj@uww.edu or at (262)472-5800. 
A completed application packet includes a letter of intent addressing qualifications, curriculum vitae, copies of academic transcripts (may be unofficial), and the names and full contact information (including email) of five professional references.  Submit all materials to: COEPS@uww.edu.  Please state title of position applying for in subject line.  Applicants who are invited to interview will give a scholarship presentation and teach a graduate or undergraduate lesson.

Deadline: Review of applicants will begin December 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released.  A criminal background check and official transcripts are required for hire.