Assistant Professor (Mathematics)

Employer
Prairie View A&M University
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 2, 2022


Job Title

Assistant Professor (Mathematics)

Agency

Prairie View A&M University

Department

Mathematics (James Valles)

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

This position may pay more than the minimum proposed salary listed above, depending on experience and/or qualifications of the selected candidate.

The Department of Mathematics at Prairie View A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. A Ph.D. in Mathematics Education or in Mathematics with a focus on mathematics education is required. The successful candidate will join a community of faculty possessing a strong commitment to quality teaching, maintaining an active forward-thinking research agenda, and performing service to the university, community, and profession. The teaching load is 9 credit hours per semester (fall and spring). Applicants must have an academic background in mathematics education, especially related to the scholarship of teaching and learning of mathematics. Candidates are expected to show a commitment to excellence in teaching, maintain classroom management and effectiveness, and to be responsive to the needs of students. Teaching with innovative pedagogies is encouraged. Scholarly responsibilities include maintaining an active research agenda yielding regular publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, making professional presentations, and pursuing and obtaining internal and external grant funding. Published research is expected and is a requirement for tenure and promotion. Finally, candidates are expected to actively participate in service relevant to the Department of Mathematics, the Brailsford College of Arts & Sciences, and the University. Prairie View A&M University is committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of all underrepresented groups.

Responsibilities:
  • Teach effectively in a variety of mathematics service courses, including those serving the elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs. Courses are predominantly offered in face-to-face format and possibly some in online or hybrid format.

  • Perform advising duties and be responsive to the educational needs of students. Support student development.

  • Participate in updating and revising the department’s undergraduate curriculum.
    Seek external and internal grant funding.

  • Maintain an active research agenda in mathematics education, leading to peer-reviewed publications and conference proceedings.

  • Remain current on state standards and institutional requirements for teacher preparation programs.

  • Perform service beneficial to the Department, the Brailsford College of Arts & Science, and PVAMU as well as the community (locally, regionally, and globally) and the profession.

Required Education & Experience:
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from a department of mathematics, or Ph.D. in Mathematics with a focus on mathematics education, or an Ed.D. in Mathematics.

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with an M.S. in Mathematics or Certifications in Secondary Mathematics Education, or a Related doctoral degree combined with an MS in Mathematics.

  • Experience teaching a broad range of mathematics and mathematics service courses at an institution of higher learning.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Commitment to ongoing improvement and use of effective teaching strategies.

  • Experience working with students from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

  • Evidence of papers published in peer-reviewed journals and/or conference proceedings and possess published research papers relative to the number of years after obtaining a doctoral degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. (Doctoral degree) in Statistics

  • Teaching statistics courses

  • Research paper publications in peer-reviewed acceptable journals.

  • To teach online, a candidate must be certified. The University does recognize Quality Matters certifications achieved at other institutions.

Special Requirements:
  • All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application how they will engage in fostering a Prairie View culture that prides itself on producing productive students ready to engage a globally competitive environment.

Job Posting Close Date:
  • Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter
Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.



All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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