Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Position Announcement: Elementary Mathematics Education- The University of Texas at Austin

The following position is available at The University of Texas at Austin. This is an open rank position in Mathematics Education and the position is offered from the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Any specific questions on the position to be directed to Dr. Jill Marshall ( who is the co-Chair of the faculty search along with Dr. Susan Empson ( Other information for applicants can be viewed at the end of the ad. To be clear, I am NOT on the Search Committee for this position. -Dr. Petrosino

Job Type: Tenured/Tenure Track
Job Rank: Rank Open
Job ID: (0) 12092700001
College: Education
Department/Unit: Curriculum and Instruction
Department/Unit URL:
Closing Date: Until Filled
Field of Specialization: Elementary Mathematics Education

Job Description:
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, or a tenured Associate or Full Professor position with a specialization in elementary Mathematics Education beginning in Fall 2013. The rank depends upon the candidate's qualifications. Highly qualified applicants may be eligible for an endowed professorship, at the Dean's discretion. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • A doctorate in Mathematics Education, Learning Sciences, or related field • Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research and teaching DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Funded or externally fundable research program • Teaching Experience (K-12) Any programmatic research agenda in STEM education will be considered but preference will be given to those that complement and extend existing faculty's expertise and focus on access to quality STEM curriculum and instruction for populations historically underserved by the education system. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in our teacher certification programs and graduate courses in our STEM Education graduate programs (including research methods courses in the department of Curriculum and Instruction). Above all, we seek a talented, productive scholar to join a faculty committed to innovative and socially responsive research and teaching in graduate and undergraduate programs in STEM Education with strong ties to the College of Natural Sciences and the Cockrell School of Engineering, a partnership with the University of Texas Elementary School, over 50 full-time graduate students, two nationally recognized teacher certification programs, including UTeach (7-12) and the Laptop Initiative for Future Educators (K-6), and a location in a diverse, rapidly growing, urban setting. This position offers a unique combination of opportunities for interdisciplinary inquiry, design-based research, program development, and impact on schools. The department of Curriculum and Instruction has a strong commitment to issues of equity in education, effective and innovative learning technology, and field-based teacher education.

Applicant Instructions:
Please submit a cover letter addressing the required and preferred qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: ATTN: STEM EDUCATION SEARCH/Elementary Mathematics 1912 Speedway, Stop D5700 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1293 USA. Electronic submissions should be sent c/o Ann Ford []. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.