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The University of Wyoming is seeking a recognized scholar and dynamic leader in mathematics education to expand its mathematics education programs and to cultivate a nationally recognized Ph.D. graduate program in mathematics education. Responsibilities include active research and scholarship, mentorship of students and faculty, collaboration with interdisciplinary teams in seeking extramural funding, service/outreach on international, national, and state levels, and sustaining and extending ongoing initiatives for the doctoral program,.
The endowed chair will serve as the Graduate Coordinator for the Mathematics Education Ph.D. program and work collaboratively with the Mathematics Education and Mathematics faculty as well as the intercollegiate, interdisciplinary Science and Mathematics Teaching Center, which has established ties to UW science and mathematical sciences departments. In addition to a competitive salary commensurate with the status of a recognized national/international scholar this position includes additional funding to assist the chair's research, teaching and mentorship endeavors. Anticipated start date: August 2014.
The University of Wyoming is committed to its mission of providing a nurturing environment which values and manifests diversity, free expression, academic freedom, personal integrity, and mutual respect. The College of Education supports the University's mission with initiatives that include strong support for the Shepard Symposium for Social Justice, publication of the journal Multicultural Perspectives, opportunities to support Native American populations on the Wind River Reservation, a statewide ESL endorsement program and recruiting and supporting an increasingly diverse faculty. Three other endowed chairs in Science Education and Literacy Education are among the faculty of the College.
The University of Wyoming is a doctoral/research (extensive), Internet II, Division I-A, land grant-university with more than 13,000 students enrolled in baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral programs on and off campus. The only four-year, state university in Wyoming, UW is located in Laramie, a city of 30,000 nestled on the high plains between two ranges of the Rocky Mountains. The campus is a two-hour drive north of Denver, Colorado. Clean air, open spaces, abundant blue sky, a typically strong state budget with one of the lowest state tax structures in the nation, and proximity to numerous national parks, recreational areas, and forests are among the special fringe benefits.
The University's policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.
Application Materials Required:
Application: Applications should include a statement of research and teaching interests and accomplishments, a curriculum vita, and the names and contact information for five references. Send an electronic copy of the application materials to Ms. Deborah A. Martinez at email@example.com. Non-electronic materials can be sent directly to Dr. Jacqueline Leonard, Search Chair, Dept. 3992, 1000 E. University Ave., Laramie, WY 82071. Applicant screening begins as applications are received, and will continue until the position is filled.