Job description

JOB NO.: 92539-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Instructional, Instructional Design

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92539-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $80,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

An earned doctoral in mathematics education (or a closely related area) expected by August 20, 2018, with expertise in children's mathematical cognition.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

An active record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience. Strong potential for seeking and attracting external funding. Research in Early Childhood Education or experience teaching at the early childhood level with diverse populations is desirable.

Position Summary:

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of Mathematics Education. We are interested in candidates whose research focuses on studying children's mathematical cognition. This could include, but is not limited to, research that focuses on children's mathematical learning and thinking, understanding the process by which students develop mathematical concepts through their mathematical activity, and how such learning can be fostered. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in early childhood education and whose research and teaching reflect commitments to educational equity in culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Appointment will be full time for the nine-month academic year. Salary is competitive and contingent on experience and qualifications. Additional remuneration for summer session teaching is possible.

The top-ranked Department of Curriculum at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is dedicated to a program of excellence and leadership in Mathematics Education. Research is integrated with teaching and curriculum development such that it plays a critical role in providing a focus for the development of innovative programs for undergraduate and graduate education. We are seeking an individual who can contribute to maintaining the scope and quality of this program. The following website provides further information about the Mathematics Education area:

As a part of UW-Madison, we are a diverse community of scholars, researchers, and educators with a commitment to the Wisconsin Idea, supporting an inclusive and diverse community, striving for innovation and excellence. UW-Madison, a public land-grant university, is home to world-class education seeking to solve real-world problems, vibrant research portfolio, and deep traditions.


Hala Ghousseini
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Applicants should include the following uploaded documents: a) letter of application; b) Curriculum Vitae; c) one document with research statement, teaching statement and two samples of scholarly writing. Applicants must also fill out the form included in the application with the names and contact information for three references. References listed will receive an email to upload a reference letter.

To assure full consideration, applications must be received by December 15, 2017; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Nov 15 2017 Central Standard Time





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Posted: 2/28/2018
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