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Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (Dual Appointment), Tenure-Track Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences
Marian University

Date Posted Jan. 10, 2024
Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (Dual Appointment), Tenure-Track Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences
University Marian University
Indianapolis, IN, United States
Department Science & Mathematics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Math Education

Position Title

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (Dual Appointment), Tenure-Track Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences

Job Description

As a part of diverse community of faculty and Staff who represent many faith system and worldviews, the Department of Mathematical & Computational Sciences at Marian University in Indianapolis, IN seeks a dynamic and innovative leader for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education. The Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education will promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by demonstrating academic excellence and the potential for distinctive contributions to the holistic development of students. Teaching-focused candidates with experience or expertise in K-12 mathematical preparation are encouraged to apply. The appointment shall begin in the Fall of 2024. This is a dual-appointment position with the Klipsch Educators College of Marian University.

The Department of Mathematical & Computational Science at Marian University is a collaborative academic community committed to fostering student engagement problem solving and communication. The department offers degrees in both Mathematics and Computer Science in order to develop transformative leaders for service to the world in a variety of areas of business, government and education. The department recognizes the breadth of people, thought and experience that contribute to research education, and related professions in the mathematical sciences. We are committed to ensuring equitable access to opportunities and resources for people of any race, ethnicity, religious belief, gender identity, age, economic background, disability status, or any other social or physical component of their identity. Through our curriculum, our classrooms, our scholarship our outreach to the community and ourselves we seek to acknowledge and carefully address existing biases, barriers and uses and abuses of power and privilege. This commitment to reducing discrimination and promoting diversity and inclusion is rooted in the Franciscan Values of Marian University which make social justice an indispensable part of our calling.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity leadership through service integrating faith and life and institutional policies.
  • Teaching Load: 24 credits per academic year.
  • Teach courses in the K-12 mathematics education as well as some combination of major electives, general education courses, or development courses, depending on the expertise of the successful candidate and departmental needs.
  • Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects
  • Engage in research, scholarship and other professional activities
  • Mentor students through advising research and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in the life of the campus and university service, including participation in faculty governance and co-curricular programs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, Mathematics Education or a Ph.D. in Mathematics with relevant course work and/or field experience in K-12 education is preferred. A Master’s degree in Mathematics Education or Mathematics with relevant field experience will be considered
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in student-centered instruction
  • Potential for ongoing scholarship including but not limited to research, publication, and activity in professional associations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player who can collaborate with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion that ensures all types of students can succeed.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current CV, and contact information for three professional references.
Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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