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Open Rank Tenure Track, Asst/Assoc/Prof of Mathematics Education - COE Curriculum and Instruction

Employer
University of Illinois - Chicago
Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Start date
Dec 8, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Open Rank Tenure Track, Asst/Assoc/Prof of Mathematics Education - COE Curriculum and Instruction

Open Rank Tenure Track, Asst/Assoc/Prof of Mathematics Education - COE Curriculum and Instruction

Hiring Department: Curriculum and Instruction

Location: Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1022547

Posting Close Date: January 2, 2024

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation's preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.

Description:

Position Summary
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Education seeks a tenure-track or tenured scholar-educator at the assistant, associate, or professor rank in mathematics education, starting in August 2024, with strong preference for early career scholars. We seek a faculty colleague whose dynamic, interdisciplinary, and innovative scholarship centers on elementary mathematics education, especially among Latine learners, teachers, families, and/or communities and attention to one or more of the following areas: (a) critical mathematics education; (b) mathematics teacher education; and (c) mathematics education in urban institutional and/or urban-community settings. We expect candidates to have a demonstrated record of or the potential for (depending on rank) seeking extramural research funding.



The College of Education currently employs 74 faculty and 65 full-time staff and enrolls 573 undergraduates (Asian American 8%; Black or African American 9.8%; Latinx 59.7%; Multiracial 2.6%; White 17.1%; International 1.6%) and 588 graduate students (Asian American 7%; Black or African American 22.4%; Latinx 25.2%; Multiracial 2.6%; White 34.7%; International 5.8%).

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction has 22 faculty members who are recognized for their teaching and research, and engage in scholarship, practice, and praxis to address pressing issues in language, literacy, mathematics, science, and social studies learning, teaching, curriculum, and teacher education in and out of schools, locally and globally. With sociocultural, sociopolitical, critical, and equity- and justice-centered lenses, the department has a long and celebrated history of producing scholars, educators, and leaders whose work has shaped the educational research community, nationally and internationally, and the practices and contexts of education in K-20+ settings including in Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third largest school district. The department educates over 50% of the undergraduate and graduate students in UIC's College of Education, and houses the largest undergraduate program (Urban Education: Elementary Education) with over 400 students, 63% of whom identify as Latine. The department is currently ranked among the top 27 best graduate schools in the country by US News & World Report.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conducting research in urban contexts, facilitating excellent teaching to diverse undergraduate and graduate student populations, supervising doctoral dissertations, and providing service and leadership across multiple organizational levels, including department, college, university, local and state communities, and international and national professional academic associations.
  • Successful candidates will be expected also to teach in and contribute to a growing undergraduate teacher preparation program, the BA in Urban Education: Elementary Education, and graduate programs, the PhD in Mathematics and Science Education and the PhD in Critical Pedagogies and Urban Teacher Education.
  • There are also opportunities for collaboration and other resources and support with colleagues across the university, such as, the Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy, Great Cities Institute, Learning Sciences Research Institute, among others.


  • Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications

  • A PhD in mathematics education, curriculum and instruction, educational studies, STEM education or other related field, with demonstrated specialization in mathematics education. Applications from advanced doctoral candidates (“ABD”) will be considered if the degree will be completed before the position start date.
  • A record of research and publications appropriate to rank;
  • Strong record of experience working in racially, ethnically, linguistically, and culturally diverse settings;
  • Experience teaching in post-secondary institutional settings (i.e., two- or four-year colleges or universities)
  • Demonstrated success with or strong potential to secure external research funding.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated ability to develop successful school- and/or community-based partnerships and/or pursue community-engaged scholarship
  • Experience in advising and mentoring graduate students as appropriate to rank
  • Ethnic studies or Latine/Chicane studies; gender, sexuality, and women's studies; and/or graduate coursework in mathematics
  • Multi-lingual proficiencies (esp. Spanish)


To Apply: For fullest consideration, click the Apply Now button and submit the following application materials by 5:00 pm CST on January 2, 2024.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • A letter of application that articulates how the applicant's experience and expertise satisfy the required qualifications, and addresses any of the preferred qualifications. The letter should also include how this position could support the applicant in pursuit of their professional goals.
  • Two representative writing samples.
  • A list of the names, titles, and contact information for three academic, professional references.

The start date is August 16, 2024, and the salary is commensurate with rank and experience. Questions may be addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Gregory Larnell, at EducationSearch@uic.edu.

Please note that once you have submitted your application, you will not be able to make any changes. In order to revise your application, you must withdraw and reapply. You will not be able to reapply after the posting close dare. Please ensure the application is fully completed and all supporting documents have been uploaded before the posting close date.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

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The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.


To apply, visit https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/7797?c=uic




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