Position Announcement: Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science of Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Mathematics Education, to begin August, 2017. The Department seeks an outstanding individual with a strong background in mathematics education and mathematics (Ph.D. in Mathematics Education or closely related area by the time of appointment, with the equivalent of at least a Master’s degree in Mathematics).

Preference will be given to individuals with a strong research record that demonstrates potential for establishing an externally funded research program in Mathematics Education, and who have the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate Mathematics Education and Mathematics courses. Applicants who have a history of working with K-12 schools and experience in reform-based curricula are particularly welcomed.

Currently, the Department is comprised of 31 full-time faculty in mathematics, mathematics education, statistics, computer science and computer science education who actively engage in interdisciplinary research. Historically, the Department has been a major resource in the Metropolitan Milwaukee area for the teaching and learning of school mathematics. In the past 30 years, more than 80 funded research and professional development projects have been awarded to the Department’s mathematics educators. The Department’s decision to hire a mathematics educator demonstrates its long-standing commitment to research in mathematics education. For more information about the Department and its programs, see http://www.marquette.edu/mscs/.

Marquette University, an EOE that values diversity, is a Catholic Jesuit university routinely listed among the country's top universities renowned for academic rigor, innovation and the achievements of its community of scholars. Across its 11 colleges, the University offers a choice of 83 undergraduate majors, 78 minors, and 66 doctoral and master’s degrees. More information is available at http://www.marquette.edu. We seek candidates who can contribute to the university mission, http://www.marquette.edu/about/mission.php. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

All applications for this position must be received through Marquette University’s electronic recruiting system, https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/6610

Formal review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Summer Research Experience

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