Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Harrisonburg, VIRGINIA
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Position Information

Working Title Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education
Position Number 8094
Posting Number F1262
Position Type Instructional Faculty - Full Time
Position Status Full Time
College/Division College of Science and Mathematics
Department 100026 - Mathematics and Statistics
Pay Rate Commensurate with Experience
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Is this a JMU only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

Position Summary Information

About James Madison University

Mission
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

Vision
To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world.

Who We Are
Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

General Information

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a visiting position, renewable for two years, starting August 2019. The successful applicant will join a growing number of mathematics educators in the department. Collaboration with current mathematics education faculty in the department and in the College of Education is encouraged.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate is expected to engage in teaching, research and service. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses for pre-service elementary and middle grades teachers.

Qualifications

Candidates should be invested in the teaching and improvement of mathematics content courses for prospective elementary and middle grades. Candidates should at minimum have a masters degree in mathematics or mathematics education by the time of the appointment.

Criminal Background Check and E-Verify Notice

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/10/2019
Beginning Review Date 02/10/2019
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 08/25/2019
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or jobs@jmu.edu . You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Notice of Availability – Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on-campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically http://www.jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire-Safety-Report.shtml

You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

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Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/4739
Additional Posting Information

1. Applicants should complete a faculty profile online through the JobLink system at http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/4739.

2. In addition to submitting the application online through JobLink, applicants must also submit application materials at the James Madison University listing at the American Mathematical Society website https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jmu. Complete applications will include:
• Letter of application addressing the specific nature of this position,
• Curriculum vitae,
• Statement of teaching philosophy,
• Statement of scholarly interests
• Transcript photocopies, and
• Three letters of recommendation.

JMU’s Dual Career and Community Resources Program is available for candidates that will be relocating to the area. For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2OTF1NG.


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