New – Mathematics Education

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Central Arkansas is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in mathematics education beginning August 2016. The position requires a doctorate in mathematics education or equivalent. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics education courses, conducting research in teaching and learning and service to K-12 schools and districts in the central Arkansas region.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to and proven ability in undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants who have K-12 classroom teaching experience or potential for conducting research in K-12 mathematics. Regular teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, some of which can be for supervising student interns. At the present time, the Department has 19 full-time faculty members. The department offers undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics and mathematics as well as masters degrees in applied mathematics and mathematics education. UCA is one of the three state universities in Arkansas that offers a mathematics education program replicating the prestigious UTeach Program. Applicants should submit: a letter of application, current vita, copies of graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research philosophy, and three letters of reference. All materials should be uploaded to: https://jobs.uca.edu (Position number 173069). Review of applications will begin March 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

Conway is a growing city of over 60,000 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 I-40) and pristine wildlife areas such as the Buffalo National River, and the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains. Questions regarding the position may be sent to the chair of the department at rameshg@uca.edu Additional information about the department is available at www.uca.edu/math. UCA is an EO/AA Employer.