Instructor, Mathematics Education Department Of Mathematics
Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY

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Western Kentucky University

Instructor, Mathematics Education Department of Mathematics

Position
The Department of Mathematics at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track position in Mathematics Education at the rank of Instructor. The date of employment is August 2013.

The University
Western Kentucky University (WKU) is located in Bowling Green, KY, and is a research institution with over 20,000 students. WKU is conveniently located just 50 miles from the metro Nashville, TN area.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in mathematics for pre-service and in-service teachers. The candidate will work closely with other faculty members in the department to: review and revise mathematics courses for teachers at all levels, recruit prospective mathematics education students, and support current reform initiatives in mathematics education congruous with the efforts of WKU’s SKyTeach program, which is a replication of UTeach.

Minimum Qualifications
- Masters in Mathematics Education with 18 hours of graduate-level mathematics at time of appointment
- Evidence of excellence in teaching
- Commitment to outreach in K-12 schools
- Effective communication skills

Salary
The salary is competitive and is commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications, education, and academic experience

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin May 9, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, summarizing experience in mathematics education, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts from all academic institutions, and three (3) letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Hope Marchionda, Search Committee Chair
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11078
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1078

For additional information about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee at hope.marchionda@wku.edu .
Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, or marital status in admission to career and technical education programs and/or activities, or employment practices in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify The Office of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services at (270) 745- 5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.

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