The Department of Instruction & Teacher Education at the University of South Carolina’s College of Education invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track position in Early Childhood Mathematics Education at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2017.
The successful applicant will join a vibrant, nationally recognized Early Childhood Education program committed to the ongoing examination of equity issues in early childhood education and will be expected to: (1) teach courses in early childhood mathematics education; (2) develop a strong record of research and publication; (3) secure external funding for research and service projects; and (4) provide service to the department, institution, schools, and profession. Candidates will also have opportunities to initiate and sustain school-university partnerships, including teaching and conducting research at USC Professional Development School or partnership sites.
Applicants must have: (1) an earned doctorate in Early Childhood Mathematics Education or related field by August 2017, (2) at least two years experience teaching young children (birth to third grade), (3) expertise in early childhood mathematics content and pedagogy, and (4) a demonstrated commitment to working with diverse populations as evidenced through scholarship and teaching. Preference will be given to candidates who (1) possess knowledge about culturally relevant pedagogies, (2) have experience working with diverse populations, particularly with children of color, English language learners, children with special needs, and children from low socioeconomic statuses, and (3) demonstrate the potential for Research I level scholarship and obtaining grants to support scholarly work.
The College of Education application process is conducted online at https://uscjobs.sc.edu; please reference Requisition Number 011041 or visit this link. Application materials accepted online include: (1) a letter of application, (2) a current curriculum vita, (3) list of at least three professional references to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers, (4) a copy of unofficial academic transcript for all degrees earned (official copies will be required of finalists) and (5) two sample publications or pieces of scholarly work. Review of completed applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
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The University of South Carolina has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University embraces family-friendly policies that provide a work environment and an academic culture supportive of faculty members and their families. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career families.