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Towson UTeach Master Teacher
Department of Mathematics
Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
FCSM-N-2635

Position:
The Towson University UTeach Program seeks a Master Teacher of Mathematics, a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track, clinical instructor in the Department of Mathematics. The successful candidate will teach STEM education courses, manage field placements, and serve as a liaison
between the College and local school districts.

Responsibilities:
Master teachers teach and formally support field-based courses, observing and providing written and oral feedback to evaluate and help students improve their skills throughout the program. They manage field experiences, working with local school district teachers and administrators to ensure appropriate field placements and productive teaching experiences for UTeach students and arrange payment for mentor teachers. Master teachers are active in program recruitment, manage student internships, and advise students. They are knowledgeable about what new teachers encounter and provide ongoing career support for UTeach graduates, particularly during their first two years of induction into the profession.

Requirements:
The successful applicant must have a minimum of a master’s degree, preferably in mathematics education or mathematics; at least three years of exemplary secondary public school teaching experience; be recognized for educational leadership; and demonstrate skill and passion for working with students and novice teachers. A Criminal Background Investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.

Salary:
The full-time, 12-month, clinical instructorship offers competitive salary and full university benefits that include excellent health, life insurance, and retirement plans; tuition remission; and 22 days of annual leave, 14 holidays, personal and sick days. The position is contingent on funds being available at the time of hire.

Towson University:
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls approximately 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 62 undergraduate majors, 39 master’s programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 728 full-time faculty who work here.

Application Process:
The review of completed applications will begin April 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of potential for teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation (sent under separate covers), and official graduate transcripts to:

Dr. Sandy Spitzer
Mathematics Department
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252-000

All or part of the application may be submitted via email to sspitzer@towson.edu.

Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university’s affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.

Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


 

 

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