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Stephen F. Austin State University ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Math Education in Nacogdoches, Texas

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Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - Math Education

Classification Title ASST PROFESSOR

Rank Assistant Professor

Tenure Information Tenure Track

FLSA Exempt

Full Time/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position responsible for contributing significantly to Stephen F. Austin State University’s undergraduate and/or graduate programs through teaching, scholarship/creative accomplishment, and service. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Reports to the chair.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs an equivalent of twenty-four teaching load credits ( TLC ) for the combined fall and spring semesters; reduction of teaching load through reassignment of duties is possible under certain circumstances.

  • Engages in research/scholarly/creative and service activities at levels that are appropriate to faculty rank and departmental tenure/merit criteria.

  • Provides services to the university and the profession.

  • Participates in promotion review of lower-ranked faculty members within the department.

  • When tenured, participates in tenure review of candidates for tenure.

  • May conduct supplemental instructional activities such as independent studies, internships, advising, and thesis/dissertation supervision.

    Non-Essential Job Functions

  • May receive course load reassignment when assigned administrative duties in support of the department/college/university.

  • May receive course load reassignment when assigned to prepare course material during the first semester/year when included as part of initial contract.

  • May receive course load reassignment when approved to conduct research/scholarly/creative accomplishment and service which exceed normal expectations.

  • May supervise the work of student and/or graduate assistants.

  • May serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Extensive knowledge in the field in which the individual will be teaching.

  • Ability to effectively teach undergraduate and/or graduate students.

  • Ability and commitment to conduct research and/or scholarly/creative accomplishments and service.

  • Ability to work within a collaborative faculty environment.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

  • Ability to work effectively and patiently with students.

    Physical Demands

    Required Education

Terminal degree in the field in which the individual will be teaching is required. ABD candidates may be considered if Ph.D. is earned prior to start date.

Required Experience and Training

The rank of Assistant Professor is held by an individual who demonstrates the capability to produce research/scholarly/creative accomplishments, teach effectively, and provide service to the academic and general communities.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Conditions for Eligibility

This is a security-sensitive position subject to criminal record check.

This is an IT-sensitive position subject to the Computer and Network Security policy.

Other Specifications

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • Extensive experience in preparing EC-6 teacher candidates with a focus on mathematics pedagogy and methods

  • At least 18 graduate hours in mathematics education. Two degrees in early childhood education, elementary education, curriculum and instruction, or related field. ABD candidates may be considered if doctorate is earned prior to start date.

  • Three years of teaching mathematics experience in EC-6th grade in accredited schools

  • College teaching experience

The candidate will have the ability to:

  • Teach face-to-face and online classes

  • Work with candidates enrolled in Field Experience courses

  • Use instructional technology

  • Work with diverse learners

  • Communicate effectively

  • Demonstrate effective curriculum, instructional, and assessment practices

    Required Background Check Yes

    Salary Information Commensurate with Experience

    Benefit and Retirement Eligibility

This position is eligible for participation in the Optional Retirement Program ( ORP ), subject to the position being full-time and at least 4 ½ months in length, or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ) retirement plan, subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

EEO Statement

Stephen F. Austin State University, an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and Educator, is committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, creed, color, age, national origin, religion or physical or mental disability as required by law. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (936) 468-2304.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F2022-035

Candidates Eligible to Apply Open to all qualified applicants

Number of Vacancies 1

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Open Date 08/10/2022

Review Start Date 08/15/2022

Posting Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Posting Quick Link https://careers.sfasu.edu/postings/8869

Contact Information

Department Education Studies

Contact Name Dr. Mark Montgomery

Contact Phone (936) 468-1697

Contact Email montgomems@sfasu.edu

Contact Information Applicants will be contacted by the hiring department if selected for an interview If you have technical questions about this job posting, please contact HR at (936) 468-2304.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Do you currently have, or will you have by date of appointment, a terminal degree in the field in which you will be teaching?
  • Yes

  • No

    • What is your academic major/minor?

(Open Ended Question)

    • How many years experience do you have teaching EC-6 and what subjects?

(Open Ended Question)

    • How many years of experience do you have teaching in higher education and in what field?

(Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Cover Letter

  • Transcript(s)

  • Teaching Philosophy

  • Letter of Recommendation 1

  • Letter of Recommendation 2

  • Letter of Recommendation 3

    Optional Documents

  • Other Document