Mathematics Education Faculty
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Jan 31, 2024
Deadline: Mar 01, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
The https://ace.nd.edu/, housed within the https://iei.nd.edu/ at the University of Notre Dame seeks applicants for a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track faculty position starting August 20, 2024. The primary teaching and research responsibilities in this role will center on a new research-practice partnership focused on the formation of mathematics specialists for Catholic schools, https://ace.nd.edu/programs/ace-ascent-program. The ACE Ascent program is supported by three University of Notre Dame partners, the https://leo.nd.edu/, the https://lucyinstitute.nd.edu/, and the https://learning.nd.edu/who-we-are/office-of-digital-learning/.
The ACE Ascent research-practice partnership aims to develop a collective leadership model in K-8 Catholic schools through the formation of mathematics specialists. The goals of the program are to strengthen academic achievement in mathematics, increase the quantity and quality of collaboration within and across schools, deepen spiritual formation in teachers and leaders, and integrate faith and reason in the mathematics classroom. Our research agenda investigates multiple dimensions of these goals and is being studied through a mixed methods approach including a randomized control trial, social network analysis, and qualitative methods.
The successful candidate will be expected to
• teach 15 credits of graduate-level coursework in elementary and middle school mathematics education and/or teacher leadership;
• contribute to the Ascent program's research efforts including, but not limited to, the collection, organization, analysis and dissemination of survey, interview, activity tracking, and student achievement data for 46 participating schools;
• develop a research agenda aligned with the goals and mission of the Alliance for Catholic Education;
• actively participate in Institute, University, and National level committees and other service-oriented activities; and
• travel to northern California to teach two-day classes.
The successful candidate satisfies the following criteria
· A PhD in mathematics education, or closely related field
· A strong record of teaching mathematics education courses
· An active research agenda that demonstrates potential for continued growth and success
· Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
· A desire to serve Catholic schools through research and practice
· Experience teaching PK-8 students
· Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion
· Strong writing skills
· Ability to represent projects to diverse audiences
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/4991579
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement
The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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