Department of Mathematics and Statistics, James Madison University

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Position Title: Tenure Track Position, Mathematics Secondary Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Subject Classification 97
Starting Date: 2018/09/24
Application Deadline: (posted 2017/08/30, listed until 2018/02/28)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track position in secondary mathematics education, starting August 2018. Candidates should be invested in the teaching and improvement of mathematics content courses for prospective middle and high school teachers. Candidates should have research interests in PreK-12 mathematics education or mathematics teacher education. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in mathematics education; a master's degree or equivalent in mathematics or statistics and high school teaching experience are strongly preferred. The successful applicant will join a growing number of mathematics educators in the department. Collaboration with current mathematics education faculty in the department and in the College of Education is encouraged. The successful candidate will also work with the department’s M.Ed in mathematics program for practicing high school teachers.

To apply: Applicants should complete an online form at and then submit application materials through the mathjobs website

Complete applications will include:
• letter of application addressing the specific nature of this position,
• curriculum vitae,
• statement of teaching philosophy,
• research statement,
• transcript photocopies, and
• three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin October 4, 2017.  Apply by that date to guarantee full consideration.

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The mathematics education group at JMU includes active scholars in mathematics education as well as mathematicians interested in PreK-12 mathematics education. The department teaches mathematics majors with secondary education minors as well as PreK-8 prospective teachers in an interdisciplinary major. The department offers an M.Ed in mathematics for current secondary mathematics teachers. Teaching of mathematics methods courses may be arranged on request through exchanges with the JMU College of Education. For additional information about the department, see the department homepage at

Established in 1908, James Madison University is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs to more than 20,000 students. JMU is regarded as one of the finest regional universities in the nation and has been continuously cited in U.S. News and World Report, Changing Times and Money Magazine as an outstanding public university. Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. Known for its livability, diversity, local food, arts and natural surroundings, this Virginia Main Street community is a great place to live and work.

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We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

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