Tenure-Track Assistant Professor - Elementary Mathematics Education (Grades PreK-5)

Position ID: 36360
Georgia State University
Early Childhood & Elementary Education
Branch Campus: 
Atlanta, Georgia
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Assistant Professor
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Tenure-track Assistant Professor– Elementary Mathematics Education (Grades PreK-5)

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The Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education in the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University is seeking a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in elementary education (grades PreK-5) with expertise in mathematics education.  Georgia State University is a Research I institution with considerable emphasis on recruiting productive scholars. 

Responsibilities:  The faculty member is expected to maintain a balanced portfolio of research, scholarship, teaching, and service efforts.  Primary scholarly responsibilities include having an active and productive research agenda, including publications of research and scholarly work, participation in professional organizations, and presentations at conferences.  Teaching responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to the mathematics education of elementary students.  Currently, the department offers a five course K-5 Mathematics Endorsement program for practicing elementary teachers and a two course sequence of undergraduate mathematics methods courses for prospective teachers.  Some teaching could be conducted at local partner school sites.  Additional responsibilities include: mentoring graduate students, supervising field experiences of students, and serving on departmental, college, and university committees, as well as service to the professional community.      

Qualifications:  Qualifications include: an earned doctorate in Early Childhood and/or Elementary Education or relevant field with a mathematics education focus; expertise in standards-based mathematics instruction; and experience in and commitment to working with diverse students in urban elementary schools.  Successful applicants will have 3 years of professional experience with K-12 students.  Demonstrated research through publications and presentations is a plus, along with experiences teaching mathematics education courses in a university setting.  Familiarity with Cognitively Guided Instruction and/or the Teacher Performance Assessment edTPA are helpful.    

Application Procedure/Nominations:  Interested applicants should submit: a letter of interest describing qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, an unofficial transcript of highest degree earned, and three letters of recommendation from individuals within the field of interest.  Email application materials to Mr. Mariquez Adams at COEECEJOBS@gsu.edu.  Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Susan Swars Auslander at sswars@gsu.edu.  For more information, see http://education.gsu.edu/main/.


The review of applications will begin October 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  The position is available beginning Fall Semester, 2018.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

CIP Discipline Code: 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching (Infant - 3rd Grade)
Mathematics Teacher Education
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Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
Friday, August 3, 2018
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