Position Title: Assistant/Associate Mathematics (Education) Tenure Track Professor
Type of Position: Full Time
Job Summary: East Stroudsburg
University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the
Mathematics Department beginning in Spring 2020 or Fall 2020.
Nestled in the
beautiful Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, East Stroudsburg University is a comprehensive
public institution serving more than 6,700 students. Conveniently located 90
minutes from New York City and two hours from Philadelphia, ESU offers its
students opportunities to explore major metropolitan areas while enjoying the
safety, comfort, and outdoor activities (e.g., hiking, biking, kayaking, and
skiing) that define the Poconos. The Poconos and nearby communities are
experiencing growth in ethnic and racial minorities and international immigration,
making the area one of the most diverse and integrated regions in the state.
ESU is the most ethnically and racially diverse campus in the Pennsylvania
State System, with Hispanic students enjoying top ten academic success
The mission of
ESU’s College of Arts and Sciences is to actively and innovatively teach,
mentor, and guide students to pursue their dreams and engender in them a
commitment to lifelong learning that creates exceptional citizens and
professionals. The successful candidate will be driven by excellence and will
understand the importance of allowing students to create and apply knowledge
within active classrooms, internships, research opportunities, service
experiences, and global encounters.
fill at the Assistant Professor rank, but appointments at the Associate
Professor level are possible. As part of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher
Education (PASSHE), we offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits
package. The Department of Mathematics at East Stroudsburg University offers a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics; a Bachelor
of Science in Applied Mathematics in the fields of biology, chemistry, computer
science, finance, and physics; a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education; and
a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education and Special Education (dual
program). The department is seeking a professional with a Ph.D. and experience in Mathematics Education to teach
general education and advanced courses for majors in the Department of
Mathematics and to support mathematics needs in the College of Arts and
Sciences, mathematics education needs in the College of Education, and mathematics
needs in the other Colleges in the University.
candidate will teach 24 credits per year, typically four three-credit courses per
semester, with a maximum of three
different preparations at the undergraduate or, occasionally, the graduate
levels. The person in this position will be expected to teach methods
and technology courses for Mathematics Education majors as well as general
education courses and courses in the Mathematics major, at least through
Calculus II. This faculty member will also
be expected to supervise student teachers. Additional duties include mentoring
and advising undergraduate students, engaging in scholarly activities, and
providing service to the Department, the University, and the community. Service
may include working with Masters and Doctoral
students in other fields or supporting future STEM grants. Teaching may
include distance learning and/or off campus teaching. Teaching, scholarly
activities, and service are expected to make up 60%, 20%, and 20% respectively
of a tenure-track faculty member’s roles and responsibilities.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D or Ed.D. in Mathematics
Education or Mathematics, with a strong background in both mathematics and education. Candidates whose
research program is not in some aspect of mathematics education will not be
considered. ABD candidates will be considered, but a clear statement of
progress toward the degree is required. Candidates must have a doctorate to be
considered for tenure.
Candidates with previous college teaching experience and experience
teaching mathematics in grades 7 to 12 are preferred. Preference will be given
to candidates with a commitment to teaching undergraduate mathematics,
including service and general education
courses. Preference will be given to candidates with experience using
technology as a tool for effective teaching. Additionally, preference will be
given to those candidates with experience in dealing with diverse populations.
Posting Date: 8/8/19
Closing Date: Opened until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2019 and continue until position is filled. Applicants are to apply through https://esu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=esu and are required to attach a letter of application, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts required before appointment), and contact information including e-mail addresses for three professional references. Final selection will be based on excellence in scholastic achievement, professional activity, a review of the candidate’s vita and a successful interview. A teaching demonstration and portfolio review might be requested.For confidential reference letters submissions and transcripts through an agency, institution and/or an individual please mail directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Faculty Search and Recruitment Coordinator at East Stroudsburg University, PO Box 447, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.All candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States and official transcripts at the time of employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the scenic Pocono Mountains and adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Founded in 1893, ESU is one of 14 university members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and has a current enrollment of 6,742. The University offers 55 undergraduate degree programs and 22 graduate degree programs and one doctoral program, the university is poised for continued growth. The surrounding community offers options for suburban, small city, or country living all within a less than two-hour drive to both New York City and Philadelphia.
The University encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups, including women, veterans, and persons with disabilities, and is an AA/EEO employer. East Stroudsburg University is interested in hiring employees who have extensive experience with diverse populations. To learn more about diversity at ESU and in our community, visit our website at www.esu.edu/about/offices/diversity_equal_opportunity/index.cfm.
For information on the University's Annual Clery Crime and Fire statistics report, please go to our University Police home page at: https://www.esu.edu/university_police/index.cfm