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The Department oflnstruction and Learning at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Education is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of mathematics education starting August 2017. This position is in the tenure stream and requires research, teaching, advising, and service.
Requirements include: 1) an earned doctorate by August 2017 in mathematics education, or another closely related field such as curriculum studies, educational psychology or the learning sciences with a focus on mathematics teaching and learning; 2) a promising and clearly defined research agenda; 3) an established or emerging record of publication in peer-reviewed scholarly journals; and 4) ! record of external grant funding or potential to compete for external funding. Other desirable characteristics include experience teaching in preK-12 classrooms; experience working with historically marginalized populations, and awareness of and interest in current issues related to policy and practice.
Responsibilities include teaching courses and advising students in the mathematics education Ph.D. program, the teacher education programs, and the Ed.D. STEM education program. The successful candidate will be expected to mentor Ph.D. students through their research training, including their dissertations. Ideal candidates will also have the desire and capacity to work in partnership with a diverse campus-wide set of, collaborators that may include the Center for Urban Education, the Learning Research and Development Center, the Learning Sciences and Policy program, and the Institute for Learning. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
As of 2013, the US News & World Report ranked the University of Pittsburgh School of Education as one of the Best Graduate Schools in Education. Faculty and graduate students are involved in a variety of research partnerships across the Pittsburgh region including work with the RAND Corporation, Carnegie Mellon University, and the National Robotics Engineering Center. Pittsburgh is repeatedly voted among The Most Livable Cities, with affordable cost of living and access to a wide array of seasonal recreation opportunities, professional and collegiate athletic events, and a vibrant cultural district.
Application Process: To apply for this position please upload a letter of application, current vitae, research statement, and writing sampfes (no more than two) at http://www.education.pitt.edu/facultysearch/. The online system will prompt applicants to request three letters ofrecommendation, directly. If you are unable to upload your documents, please mail materials to: Math Ed Search, Office of the Dean, School of Education University of Pittsburgh, 5600 WWPH , Pittsburgh, PA 15260. For questions about the submission process please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call Megan Brennan, Executive Assistant to the Dean at (412) 648-1780. We will begin reviewing applications and inviting candidates for visits in November and December 2016. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by October 31, 2016, although we will continue to review applications through November 2016. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Inquiries may be directed to chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Mary Kay Stein at mkstein@pi tt. edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. EEO /AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled