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Penn State (University Park): Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Expiration Date for Announcement: 03/21/2022

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is seeking a cohort of four dynamic, critical scholars as Tenure Track faculty for Fall 2022 to join Penn State University’s College of Education in its efforts to "combat and actively dismantle persistent, both cloaked and visible, systemic racism." 

This position is one of four being advertised at this time. As outlined in the strategic plan guiding the College’s ongoing efforts, we are committed to transforming educational systems as a part of our endeavor to create a more equitable and just education system for the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Current departmental faculty are in the midst of building and strengthening community, rethinking and revitalizing existing curriculum, and engaging in exciting research efforts to facilitate these and other processes moving us toward the goals of the strategic plan. We seek colleagues whose research, teaching and service commitments are poised to contribute to educate for change as evidenced by their professional portfolios. 

The successful candidates will comprise a cohort of synergistic scholars whose professional efforts will complement one another as we work collectively as a Department and College to transform the ways we prepare teachers to ensure candidates are ready to cultivate equity-driven and inclusion-oriented learning spaces. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research is anchored in critical and transformative paradigms and theories such as Critical Race Theory, Raciolinguistics, BlackCrit, TribalCrit, LatCrit, and Black feminism, among others. 

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Operations Support (Job Ref. #21-10)

Expiration Date for Announcement: 02/25/2022

About TERC:

TERC is a nonprofit made up of teams of math and science education and research experts dedicated to innovation and creative problem solving. At the frontier of theory and practice, TERC’s work encompasses research, content and curriculum development, technology innovation, professional development, and program evaluation. TERC has a passion for social justice and strives to create level playing fields for all learners, reaching more than three million students every year.  

Located in a historic factory building between Porter & Davis Squares, TERC has a great work environment with a casual dress code.  We are a relatively small organization but we are tech heavy for our size.

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Western Carolina University: Assistant Professor - Mathematics - #000917

Expiration Date for Announcement: 01/31/2022

Posting Number FAC493P
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Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor - Mathematics - #000917
Department Mathematics & Computer Science
Position Summary
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Western Carolina University is inviting applications for a 9-month tenure-track position in Mathematics with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022.

Demonstrated dedication to undergraduate education, scholarship, and service is expected. Preference will be given to applicants who have teaching, research, or other professional experience directly related to mathematics teaching and learning at the post-secondary or secondary level.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications received before December 11th, 2021 will receive full consideration.

About the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at WCU:
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science has 18 tenure-line faculty and supports undergraduate programs in mathematics, mathematics education, and computer science. The mathematics program has concentrations in actuarial science, applied mathematics, data science, mathematics education and traditional mathematics. The Department is home to the North Carolina Network of Math Teachers’ Circles and is actively seeking external funding to enhance pre-service teacher recruitment.  The typical teaching load is 3-3.  Class enrollments range from 40 in freshman level courses to the teens for upper-level courses. Mathematics Education faculty also supervise interns in secondary public-school settings. Students are actively engaged in undergraduate research, contests, and extracurricular activities. More information about the department is available at: https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/cas/science-and-math/mathcsdept/index.aspx

About the Region:
Western Carolina University (WCU) is a 12,000-student regional comprehensive university in the University of North Carolina system. As the westernmost institution in the UNC system, WCU attracts students from around the globe for its nationally ranked programs, affordability through NC Promise and exceptional student support. Recognized as a top adventure college and surrounded by the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, students can explore the region’s vast natural diversity through unrivaled experiential learning and recreational activities.

WCU offers 120 undergraduate programs and more than 50 graduate programs. The campus is located in the picturesque Cullowhee valley between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains, midway between Charlotte and Atlanta. WCU is 50 miles west of Asheville, NC, a city with vibrant art, entertainment, food, and culture scenes, and only 20 miles west of Waynesville, NC, the largest town in Western North Carolina. The entire region is noted for its excellent quality of life and access to outdoor activities with WCU recently being voted the Top Adventure College in the mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine.

Commitment to Diversity/Equity:
All departments within the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Carolina University, including the department of Mathematics and Computer Science, are committed to attracting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. We value our faculty’s and staff’s unique identities and varied experiences. As a college community, we are dedicated to creating an equitable and inclusive environment where ethical teaching and workplace practices are centered to build a more just workplace. Faculty and staff engage positivity-focused perspectives as allies and collaborators where potential for impactful change and movement toward greater diversity, equity, and inclusivity are goals. Racial and ethnic minoritized individuals, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. 
Carnegie statement
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship. 
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position  
Minimum Qualifications
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related mathematical field by the date of appointment.  A Master’s Degree in Mathematics or its equivalent is required. 
Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to applicants who have teaching, research, or other professional experience directly related to mathematics teaching and learning at the post-secondary or secondary level.  
Position Type Permanent Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week  
Number of Months Per Year 9