Open Rank - Mathematics Education (Undergraduate/Post- secondary) - Tenure Track

Montclair, Essex County
Jan 24, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date August 13, 2013

Vacancy # V-F29

Department Mathematical Sciences

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

MATHEMATICS EDUCATION. To build on already significant strength and interdisciplinary connections at Montclair State University, we are recruiting new faculty as part of a long term cluster hiring initiative in STEM Education. This year this inter-departmental endeavor will bring in faculty in Mathematics Education and Biology Education to help create programs of national renown in STEM Education. We seek outstanding applicants who can work across disciplines as part of a growing team initiative to pursue critical issues in Mathematics and STEM Education.
Applicants should have research interest in mathematics education at the undergraduate/post-secondary level. Faculty filling these positions will support existing departmental programs at the undergraduate and graduate level; teach and mentor students in the growing Ed.D in Mathematics Education, the MS Mathematics with a concentration in Mathematics Education, the MA in Teaching Middle Grades mathematics; teach undergraduate and graduate mathematics for high, middle and elementary teachers and possibly teach mathematics courses; support post-baccalaureate and graduate students seeking their initial certification to teach mathematics. Applicants must have a strong commitment to research in mathematics education and to perform research that will lead to the generation of competitive grant proposals. Faculty are expected to teach a broad range of courses at the undergraduate level and a specialized set of courses at the graduate level and are expected to participate in departmental, university and professional activities.

Qualifications & Requirements

A Doctorate in Mathematics Education with a background in Mathematics at the Masters level or a Doctorate in Mathematics with significant work experience in Mathematics Education is required. All candidates should provide a record of scholarly publication, research and teaching success. Preferred qualifications include successful teaching at the K -12 level.

Salary Range Salary dependent on qualifications

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2014

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above) One PDF file
or to Department of Mathematical Sciences (V- F29)
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043

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