The Science & Mathematics and Education Departments of Marygrove College invite applications for a tenure-track joint appointment as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, available January 2012. This faculty member will be a joint member of two departments - the Education Department and the Science and Math Department - with teaching load shared between the departments.
Responsibilities include teaching mathematics education courses and math teaching methods courses in both the Elementary and Secondary teacher certification programs, as well as foundational undergraduate mathematics courses. The successful candidate will be expected to advise undergraduate and graduate teacher education students, collaborate in the design and coordination of mathematics education courses, and contribute to community outreach projects focused on identified needs in the area of Mathematics Education.
Required: Doctorate in Mathematics Education or related field [ABD will be considered]; record of successful elementary or secondary mathematics teaching experience; evidence of potential for active research and publication agenda; experience working with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds; experience with leading strategies for student success in mathematics; and ability to enhance collaboration between the two departments involved with the joint appointment.
Preferred: Teacher certification at the elementary or secondary level; ability to function well in a technological environment that includes using multimedia classroom resources and online pedagogies, previous college teaching, and experience in providing outreach and professional development for in-service mathematics teachers.
We seek an energetic teacher, an active scholar, and a dependable colleague who will participate enthusiastically with inter-departmental programs and activities, as well as the College’s Urban Leadership Vision. Applicants must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to work well with students, faculty, and staff
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Founded in 1905, Marygrove College is a Catholic institution sponsored by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Located on a 55-acre campus in the City of Detroit, the College has adopted a compelling strategic vision for urban leadership that builds on its long-standing commitment to metropolitan Detroit and on its mission to promote social justice. Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education.