Professors in Education for Bilingual Education and ELLs
University of Houston
College of Education CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Open Rank Tenure/Tenure-track Position in Mathematics Education. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (CUIN) at the University of Houston (UH) seeks scholars and seasoned professionals for an open rank tenure/tenure-track faculty appointment to serve our Urban Education teacher preparation, Master’s, and doctoral programs.
The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major Tier-I research university in the country and is designated as a Hispanic serving and Asian serving institution. Houston is the fourth largest and one of the most diverse cities in the country with a large international population. The College of Education at UH has long-standing partnerships with multiple school districts to share research and prepare highly effective teachers and educators to serve urban communities.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in multiple areas of specialization. Our programs have a special focus on student success, social justice, diversity, and community engagement. We welcome candidates whose experience in research, teaching, and service demonstrate our commitment to diversity, excellence, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate in mathematics education or related field, as well as demonstrate an active record of scholarship and external funding commensurate with experience. Experience teaching mathematics at the K-12 level is also expected. The applicant must provide evidence of knowledge regarding current research-based trends and cultural contexts in US schools through research work and course instruction. Candidates with an interest and experience in secondary mathematics education and/or English Language Learners are particularly encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities: Primary research responsibilities include an active research program in mathematics education, seeking and acquiring external federal funding, publishing scholarly work in high-impact venues, and disseminating work to national and international audiences. Primary teaching responsibilities will include expert teaching through face-to-face, online or hybrid delivery of mathematics education courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. A successful candidate will also participate in course and program development, supervision of graduate student research and teaching assistants, community outreach activities, and service to the Department, College, University, and profession.
Appointment: This is a nine month appointment. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and will include benefits. Please contact Dr. Jennifer Chauvot (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Committee Chair, should you have any follow-up questions.
To apply, the following materials should be uploaded online:
1. A cover letter describing your (a) qualifications and interest in the position, (b) evidence of scholarly impact, and (c) history of external peer-reviewed funding 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. Teaching Philosophy 4. Research Statement 5. Contact information of at least 3 references
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action: The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
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