Metropolitan State University of Denver

1891 10977Position ID: 1891-TENURETRACKFACULTY [#10977, F 249]
Position Title: Mathematics Tenure Track Faculty
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Denver, Colorado 80217, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Starting Date: 2018/08/14
Application Deadline: 2017/12/08 finished (2017/10/06, finished 2018/06/10, listed until 2018/04/06)
Position Description:    

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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. Go to for full position announcement and special application instructions. Deadline 12/08/2017.

Applicants are required to have a doctorate in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, or another appropriate field completed by August 1, 2018, with at least 18 hours of graduate-level mathematics courses.

Duties will include teaching 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.

QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

All applicants MUST apply through the MSU Denver 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; and 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 Email: 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.

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Contact: Laura L. Lempe, 303-556-4746, 303-556-3912 (fax)
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Only those applicants who apply at and follow the special instructions will be considered. All applications and extra applicant materials must be submitted by 11/13/2017 (midnight).
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