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Adjunct Professor

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 6131226
Title: Lecturer
Functional Title: Adjunct Professor
Category Status: 37-Faculty, Non-Tenured, Non-Regular
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE:
Unit: EDUC-Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum:
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Teaching a mathematics education course in an outreach program in DCPS for middle and high school teachers. The course would start early in the Fall term and go through the Spring 2018 semester. Meetings are once a month, Saturday morning. The course description is as follows:

EDCI 687 Learning with Technology (3 credits)
The Common Core Mathematics Practice Standards expect students to use appropriate tools strategically. Proficient students are sufficiently familiar with the tools to make sound decisions about when each of these tools might be helpful, recognizing both the insight to be gained and their limitations. This course will support teachers to create mathematical learning environments that integrate technology, where students make sense of mathematical ideas, reason mathematically and communicate through a mathematical discourse.
Teachers will learn to integrate technology in the mathematics classroom to a) help students visualize mathematics abstractions; b) support an inquiry-base mathematics lesson that promotes critical thinking and rigorous content; and c) connect the math content to real world applications.

Minimum Qualifications:

All candidates must have the following prior to appointment:
• Strong preparation in mathematics and expertise in the use of technology in the classroom;
• Experience teaching in K-12 settings; and
• Experience educating in-service teachers.

Preferences:

• An earned doctorate in mathematics education, or a closely related field, with coursework and experience in mathematics education;
• A commitment to urban education and diverse populations, including either experience in urban settings
or course work in urban education;

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

For best consideration, applications should be received by June 20th, however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, cover letter, and contact information for at least three references. Direct all inquiries to Dr. Beatriz Quintos, bquintos@umd.edu

Posting Date: 06/13/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 06/20/2017
Physical Demands

Travel required, standing and/or sitting for long periods of time, and minor lifting.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

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