ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR-DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
The Department of Mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas is seeking to fill at least one tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in mathematics education beginning August 2013. Each position requires a doctorate in mathematics education with specialty in middle or secondary level education. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in some grade range within K-12. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics education courses and conducting research in teaching and learning.
A strong commitment to and proven ability in undergraduate teaching is required. Regular teaching load is 12-credit hrs per semester. Reassigned time for research is available. At the present time, the Department has 21 full-time faculty members and 20 graduate teaching assistants. The department offers undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics, mathematics and mathematics education as well as masters degrees in applied mathematics and mathematics education. UCA is among three state universities selected to implement prestigious UTeach Program this fall.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates should send a letter of application, current vita, copies of graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research philosophy, and three letters of reference to the Chair of the Math Education Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR 72035. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and will continue until the position(s) are filled.
Conway is a growing city of over 50,000 with two private colleges in addition to the University of Central Arkansas. Residents enjoy easy access to both a large urban center (Little Rock is 30 minutes away via 1-40) and pristine wildlife areas such as the Buffalo National River, and the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.
Additional information is available at www.uca.edu/math.