Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics Education - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Department of Teaching and Learning invites applications for a tenure-eligible faculty position at the assistant/associate professor level for its expanding mathematics education program. We seek creative scholars with potential for securing externally supported funding, working in collaborative contexts, initiating scholarly activity, mentoring graduate students, and providing direction and support to the mathematics education mission across all four campuses of the university, and across the region and the nation. We seek scholars who show potential for contributing to existing program strengths and projects. This position builds on our current momentum in mathematics education evidenced by significant and recent increases in externally-supported projects, doctoral program development, and personnel. The College of Education seeks applicants with a demonstrated knowledge and ability to work effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds and ideologies in a global environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct scholarly research in mathematics education; secure external funding to support the research and professional development missions of WSU; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in mathematics education, including mathematics methods courses and courses in the Mathematics and Science Education PhD program; provide leadership and participate in an interdisciplinary team committed to effective teacher education and doctoral student mentoring; develop and maintain collaborative partnerships with professionals in schools, university peers, and community agencies; and initiate and participate in mathematics education activity at the local, state, and national levels.

Required Qualifications

1) Earned doctorate in mathematics education or a related field before date of hire;
2) Demonstrated record of scholarship relative to the expertise area;
3) Practical knowledge of or demonstrated record in K-12 mathematics teaching. Candidates for Associate Professor required to have served at least 6 years as an assistant professor or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated ability to conduct research on important and timely problems in mathematics education, including in collaborative contexts.
• Demonstrated ability or potential for securing extramural funding and procuring and managing external funds.
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations or incorporate issues of diversity into researching, teaching, or service.
• Demonstrated ability or potential to communicate effectively with students and colleagues, to mentor graduate students, and to teach in mathematics-related undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional programs.
• Highly qualified candidates must demonstrate an ability to lead collaborative partnerships with K-12 schools, university peers, or community agencies and to teach through distance education.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

Screening will begin on February 8, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a current comprehensive vita, a letter of application addressing the qualifications, two samples of scholarly work (under the “Publication 1” and “Publication 2” document), graduate transcripts (under the “Other” document), and the names and contact information for three references (finalists will be required to submit three letters of reference). Three additional references should be made available upon request. For additional information regarding application, contact Julie Killinger at Questions regarding the position should be directed to David Slavit, Search Committee Chair, at

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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