Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

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Longwood University

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Full-time, Tenure-track faculty, Position #F0014


Longwood University, a historic public liberal arts institution and host of the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate, invites candidates to apply for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position (#F0014) in Mathematics Education to begin in August 2017. Professional responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours per semester of undergraduate mathematics content courses for prospective K-8 teachers.  Depending on credentials, teaching general education mathematics courses, mathematics content courses for prospective 6-12 teachers, and/or mathematics education courses for K-8 math specialists, as well as supervision of student teachers, may be required.  In addition to the primary responsibility of teaching, faculty are also expected to advise students effectively, to make service contributions, and to engage in scholarship and professional activity. 


Qualifications: Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Mathematics Education strongly preferred, ABD considered.   At least 18 graduate hours in Mathematics required. Teaching licensure strongly preferred.  Successful college teaching experience preferred. Experience teaching mathematics with technology preferred. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience.


The Department offers Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics, with an option for a secondary education endorsement in the latter. The mathematics education faculty in the department, under the Cook-Cole College of Arts & Sciences, collaborate with the College of Education and Human Services to certify mathematics majors (6-12) and Liberal Studies majors (K-8) for teacher licensure. For more information about the department see For additional information about the position, please see


Longwood is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one-hour’s drive from Lynchburg, Charlottesville and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville, at a crossroads near where the Civil War drew to a close and powerful strides in the civil rights movement began. Today, Longwood has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni.


Review of applications begins immediately; to guarantee full consideration, apply by December 31, 2016.  To apply, please submit a letter of application, vita, a statement of teaching philosophy and research goals, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and the names of three people who will send letters of reference. Candidate should instruct references to send their letters directly to the address below. Please indicate position #F0014 and send materials to


Additional documents include “Release of Information” form  ( and “EEO Data Collection Form” ( resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf (the EEO form is voluntary). Please submit these documents (indicate position #F0014) to Longwood University Human Resources at

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Contact Name: 
David Shoenthal
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