Mathematics Education and Engineering Education, Department of Curriculum & Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, at The University of Texas at Austin, invites applications for the following two tenure-track positions in our STEM Education program, to begin Fall 2013: 1) Assistant or Associate Professor, with specialization in elementary Mathematics Education 2) Assistant Professor, with specialization in Engineering Education (K – 16) REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • A doctorate in Mathematics Education, Learning Sciences, or related field (for first position) • A doctorate in Engineering Education, Learning Sciences, or related field (for second position) • Demonstrated excellence or potential for excellence in research and teaching DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: • Funded or externally fundable research program • Teaching experience (K -12) • Ability to teach quantitative research methods courses All research agendas in STEM education will be considered but preference will be given to those that complement and extend existing faculty's expertise in mathematics and engineering education. In particular, we would value a colleague whose research focuses on design challenges and their role in learning, teaching and teacher learning, or assessment of student learning. Above all, we seek a talented 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, 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 successful candidates will join an active STEM Education faculty of eight tenure-line professors. 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 and is developing a collaborative area of concentration on teacher education research. 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: Profs. Susan Empson, and Jill Marshall, Search Committee Chairs ATTN: STEM EDUCATION SEARCH/Elementary Mathematics OR STEM EDUCATION SEARCH/Engineering Education 1912 Speedway, Stop D5700 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712-1293 USA Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
The University Texas at Austin is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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