Mathematics Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)

Denver, CO
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Metropolitan State University of Denver, is seeking applications for one open rank tenure track faculty position in Mathematics Education beginning August 2018.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Posting Number

Position Title
Mathematics Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)

Position Number
F 249

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category

MTH - Mathematics

EClass Code
FT Faculty-10 mo with benes


Teach 12 hours of undergraduate and graduate mathematics and mathematical methods courses per semester, including courses for students seeking teacher licensure and in the Mathematical Sciences major. The MSU Denver Mathematics Teaching and Learning group is actively involved in both pre-service teacher preparation at all levels and grant supported work in schools. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in these activities – including evenings, perhaps on-line courses, and using multimedia and other technologies as needed. The position also involves supervising student teachers; advising students; participation in course and program development and coordination; continued scholarly and professional activities; performing university and community service; completing other duties as assigned by the Chair; and the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.

Required Qualifications

Doctorate in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, or another appropriate field completed by August 1, 2018, with at least 18 hours of graduate-level mathematics courses

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills; evidence of potential for continued scholarly activity; and activity in the mathematics education community. Special consideration will be given to candidates with knowledge of and experience with current trends in K-12 and University-level Mathematics Education including experience teaching with a variety of pedagogical approaches and instructional techniques; demonstrated successful teaching experience at the K-12 level; expertise with the mathematical needs of future elementary teachers, especially those who wish to declare an elementary mathematics concentration; expertise with the mathematical needs of future secondary teachers; familiarity with equity and diversity in Mathematics Education; experience working on and/or obtaining grant funding; proficiency in distance education delivery; interest in working within our STEM collaborations; and experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners

Posting date

Closing date

Closing Instructions
Close on Closing Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants MUST apply through the online system at
IMPORTANT: Applicants are required to attach the following to the online application:
1) A curriculum vitae that includes a list of mathematics and mathematics education courses taught
2) A cover letter that includes a complete description of scholarly activities. The cover letter should relate the applicant’s expertise and experience to the qualifications listed.

ADDITIONAL APPLICATION MATERIALS REQUIRED: In order for a file to be considered complete each applicant MUST submit the following:
1) three current letters of recommendation sent to the address below from people who are in a position to know the applicant’s expertise and teaching effectiveness; and
2) copies of graduate transcripts.*

Chair, Search Committee for Mathematics Education
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver
PO Box 173362, Campus Box 38
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Phone: 303-615-0299 FAX: 303-556-5381
*The selected candidate will be required to provide Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized.
Please note that to be guaranteed committee review all documents must be received by the close date, midnight on November 13, 2017. Documents received after this date may not be available in time for committee considerations.

This posting will close at Midnight MST on the closing date.