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Mathematics Education, Assistant Professor
University of Saint Joseph

  • Oct. 12, 2017
  • Mathematics Education, Assistant Professor
  • School of Education
  • University of Saint Joseph
    West Hartford, CT
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • August 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Math Education
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The Department of Education at the University of Saint Joseph invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education. The position will begin Fall Semester 2018.

About the University of Saint Joseph
The University of Saint Joseph, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in the Catholic tradition, provides a rigorous liberal arts and professional education for a diverse student population in an inclusive environment that encourages strong ethical values, personal integrity, and a sense of responsibility to the needs of society.

Ideally situated midway between Boston and New York City, the beautiful 84-acre Olmsted-designed campus is one mile from West Hartford’s thriving downtown, and provides an array of cultural events, occasions for spiritual development, and fitness and recreational options. The University also has an active presence outside our campus, reaching into the surrounding community through internships, community service projects, new program and partnerships.

Position Description

The person in this position will join the faculty in the Education Department and work towards our stated mission to prepare highly effective practitioners whose work is grounded in current research, theory and teaching in multi-lingual and multicultural environments. This faculty will serve as course instructor for all education and special education Math content and methods courses to prepare our teacher licensure and MA candidates, baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate, to be effective teachers spanning grades K-12. The position requires a 12/12 workload with the expectation of teaching, research and service, and involves remediation support of math content for our teacher candidates. Collaborating with school districts to support school partnerships, supervise candidates’ interactions with students, and be responsive to the diversity of Connecticut’s children, is foundational to our program.

Required Skills/Qualifications

Qualifications include an earned doctorate in education or related field (ABD will be considered), experience in K-12 math education teaching, experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate teacher candidates, and a demonstrated commitment to collaboration in University and community contexts. Candidates should possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse number of students and colleagues.

The School of Education is interested in recruiting candidates with established lines of research, experience in facilitating clinical practice, and a strong commitment to social justice. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure
Interested candidates should submit:

  • Letter of interest addressing all qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (two pages maximum)
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
  • ABD candidates, include a letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion

Completed applications can be sent to (preferred); hard copies may be mailed to Human Resources Department, University of Saint Joseph, 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117. Please specify title and department to which you are applying in the subject line (email) or Attn: line (postal mail). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please visit our website to read more about our mission statement and learn more about our department and program.

  • The University of Saint Joseph is building a culturally diverse faculty & staff, and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources Department

    University of Saint Joseph
    1678 Asylum Avenue
    West Hartford, CT 06117


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