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Faculty in Mathematics Education

POSITION

Full-time, with faculty rank; 1-year term appointment (July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023); 9-month faculty position in the School of Education.

START DATE

Applications will be reviewed beginning June 27, 2022, and an appointment made as soon as a suitable candidate is discerned. Position is open until filled.

BACKGROUND

The Mathematics and STEM Education Programs at Fresno Pacific University encompass three master’s degree level programs aimed at teachers. These three (there are two options within the Mathematics Education degrees) are designed to meet the desired professional growth trajectories of area teachers. These are offered in both face-to-face and online environments and have a rich history of being hands-on, high-touch, and personal. These programs have assisted teachers of mathematics at every grade level to hone their craft and become reflective practitioners. The programs have become well known in the community for excellence in student-centered teaching, equity, and teaching for social justice. They are constantly being updated and kept current through systematic review and revision. The graduates of this program are highly regarded in the area as leaders in their schools and the educational community.

ROLE

  • Teach courses in the Mathematics Education program. Teaching may include face-to-face classroom instruction on the main or regional campuses,
  • Assist with online course design, development, and delivery.
  • Assist director in promotion of the program and recruiting students.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • M.A. in Mathematics Education or related field.
  • Possession of a Mathematics Teaching Credential and experience in the K-12 setting.
  • Successful experience teaching at the K-12, college and/or university levels.
    • Preference will be given to those with strong K-6 or K-12 teaching backgrounds.
    • Strong emphasis on appropriate technologies in the mathematics classroom.
    • Strong philosophical understanding of equity, diversity, and what it means to “know, learn, and do mathematics.”
    • Experience with the delivery of professional development, conference presentation record research and/or practitioner based.
  • Ability to work with candidates, staff, and faculty in a collegial environment.
  • Understanding of 21st century learner needs and desires.
  • Ability to teach and work with individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Possess skills in information and communication technologies.
  • Capacity to problem-solve, resolve conflicts, and work collaboratively with others.
  • Possess a record or promise of scholarly achievement.
  • Knowledge of the California Common Core State Standards and the Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Commitment to the Christian faith and the university’s mission of Christ-centered teaching and learning.

Preferred

  • Ph.D. in Mathematics Education or related field.

COMPENSATION

Dependent on qualifications and experience and paid out over 12 months. Full-time benefits include insurance (medical, vision, dental, LTD), retirement (TIAA).

APPLICATION

The link to the application is within the job description here.

Send a letter of application, a completed faculty application form (including personal statements), curriculum vita, three letters of reference (including one pastoral), and transcripts or placement file to:

Dr. Gary Gramenz
Fresno Pacific University
School of Education
1717 S. Chestnut Avenue, Box 2001
Fresno, CA 93702
OR: soe.applications@fresno.edu or FPUProv@fresno.edu

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UNIVERSITY DESCRIPTION

Fresno Pacific University is the only accredited Christian university founded in the Central Valley. FPU connects every student’s untapped potential with unlimited opportunity for professional, personal, and ethical growth. FPU offers undergraduate, graduate and seminary programs that stress solid academic preparation and a strong ethical foundation to more than 3,500 traditional and adult students on the main campus in southeast Fresno and regional campuses in North Fresno, Visalia, Bakersfield, and Merced as well as online. The university also reaches about 8,000 students through professional development studies. FPU has the highest four-year graduation rate of any Central Valley college or university, and is a Hispanic Serving Institution, with a Hispanic student population of 47 percent. FPU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and ranked in the top tier among western universities—master’s category by U.S. News & World Report. Both U.S. News and Washington Monthly include FPU on their “Best Value” and “Best Bang for the Buck” lists, U.S. News places it at number 13 in its category for student social mobility and Money has ranked it at number 11 among 50 Best Colleges for Transfer Students. FPU is affiliated with the Mennonite Brethren Church, and all employees express a personal Christian commitment and support the Christian mission of the university. A description of the unique quality of FPU as an academic community can be found in the Fresno Pacific Idea here.

Fresno Pacific University is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic or social background, sex, age, or disability. Committed to excellence and actively supportive of cultural diversity, FPU invites individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply.