Montana State University, Department of Mathematical Sciences

864 10710Position ID: MSUBozeman-APME [#10710, FAC-VA-18019]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Bozeman, Montana 59717, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics Education
Starting Date: 2018/08/15
Application Deadline: 2017/11/01help popup finished (2017/09/12, finished 2018/05/06)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Montana State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics Education at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018.

The department’s mathematics education faculty group contributes to outstanding programs at all levels: elementary and secondary teacher preparation, a nationally-recognized online masters degree for teachers, and doctoral studies in mathematics education. Our faculty have wide-ranging opportunities to design and teach exemplary undergraduate and graduate mathematics content and pedagogy courses, engage in K-16 educational research in a collaborative environment, and improve K-12 mathematics teaching and learning in Montana and beyond. These efforts are supported by consistent and substantial funding from NSF, DOE, and state agencies. We seek a talented and dynamic mathematics educator whose professional interests and vision complement this range of activity, whose research interests embrace mathematics education at the K-12 or collegiate level, and who will support teacher preparation and professional development programs in K-12 mathematics.

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For the full position announcement and application instructions, go to: 

Required Qualifications:

  1. Doctorate in Mathematics Education or in Mathematics (upon start date) with a research program focused on mathematics education
  2. Masters degree in Mathematics or the equivalent (with appropriate coursework in applied or theoretical mathematics)
  3. Evidence of research potential in an area that supports K-16 mathematics education
  4. Evidence of effectiveness in teaching
  5. Ability to teach mathematics and content courses for prospective and practicing secondary teachers

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working with pre-service or in-service teacher programs
  2. Demonstrated or potential ability to secure external funding
  3. Teaching experience at the secondary or high school level
  4. Experience using distance education technologies

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651;

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website:

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Contact: Stacie Rath, 406-994-3603, 406-994-1789 (fax)
Postal Mail:
Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
Montana State University
2-214 Wilson Hall
P.O. Box 172400
Bozeman, MT 59717-2400
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