Mathematics & Statistics, California State University, Chico

Position ID: 1414-MATHED [#10705]
Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Chico, California 95929, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Application Deadline: 2017/10/29 (posted 2017/09/11, listed until 2018/03/01)
Position Description:    

The Position:  The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is searching for a tenure track assistant or associate professor in Mathematics Education to start August, 2018. California State University, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success.  Position is contingent on funding. As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University's Strategic Priorities-


Minimum Qualifications:  The minimum education requirement for appointment to this position is a Doctorate in Mathematics Education, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related field. Candidates nearing completion of the doctorate may be considered; however, all requirements for conferral of the doctorate must be complete prior to the beginning of the academic year August, 2018. Ability or potential for excellence in university teaching and capacity or potential for excellence in research, writing, pursuing external funding, or other scholarly activities. The successful candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Preferred Qualifications: (Applicants are not expected to meet all preferred qualifications)

·       Experience or demonstrated interest in working with pre-service and in-service teachers

·       Teaching experience in K-12 classrooms

·       Experience or interest in encouraging and supporting students from under-represented groups

·       Interest in collaborating with colleagues in the School of Education

·       Research or interest in undergraduate learning in a Hispanic Serving Institution context


Responsibilities: This tenure-track position carries responsibilities in the areas of teaching mathematics education and mathematics courses to undergraduates, including elementary and secondary pre-service teachers, scholarship (publications, grant, or other scholarly activity in mathematics education), and service. Responsibilities do not include supervision of student teachers. Teaching assignments are based upon qualifications of the individual and the needs of the department.


Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience.


The Department: The Department of Mathematics and Statistics consists of 18 full time faculty, roughly 17 full time equivalent lecturers, and 200 increasingly diverse math majors, nearly half of which are in the mathematics education option. We place a high priority on quality teaching but also require and value research and service. Our vibrant mathematics education group is looking to build upon four recent successful searches. We are active in seeking external funding for professional development projects for K-12 teachers, collegiate curricular development, and other scholarly work. We teach and continue to develop mathematics courses and programs designed to foster prospective elementary and secondary mathematics teachers. In addition, we are restarting our summer/online hybrid Master's program geared towards in-service teachers. CSU, Chico is a recently designated Hispanic Serving Institution. For more information about our department and college, please visit the following web sites: and 


Closing Date:  Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017. Full consideration given to those received by October 29, 2017.


How to Apply:   All applicants must complete the Application for Academic Employment Form, which is available on-line at . Complete applications will include: a cover letter addressing your professional goals and your qualifications or experiences as they relate to the preferred qualifications and responsibilities of this position, vitae, complete graduate transcripts (unofficial is okay), and three letters of recommendation – including at least one relating to teaching effectiveness. Submit applications electronically to Mathjobs at:

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