Mathematics Education Assistant Professor

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Fresno State

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Science and Mathematics at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education. The successful candidate will teach, supervise and advise undergraduate (B.S.), graduate (M.S.), and credential students according to departmental needs, conduct scholarly and/or applied research (that also lead to further grants, presentations, and publications), and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities include instruction of mathematics and credential courses for pre-service K-12 teachers in the Bachelor of Science Teaching option, Integrated Credential option, and Liberal Studies programs; and instruction and project advising of students in the Master of Science in Mathematics program. Involvement in the Science and Mathematics Education Center, an interdisciplinary center that conducts outreach, research, and programs related to K-16 science and mathematics education will also be expected.

Required Education:

An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Mathematics Education or closely-related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) and a master’s degree or extensive coursework in Mathematics
Candidates nearing completion of their doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2020.

Required Qualifications:

1. Successful experience teaching mathematics courses at the PreK-12, undergraduate, or graduate levels
2. Evidence of ability to conduct successful research related to mathematics education
3. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural,

and socioeconomic backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Evidence of ability to teach master’s level courses on cognition in mathematics and research methods in mathematics education

  2. Publication record in mathematics education commensurate with experience

  3. Successful teaching or supervising experience in a credential program setting

  4. Involvement in research related to PreK-16 mathematics teaching or learning

  5. Evidence of successful external funding

  6. Active involvement in community-based outreach related to mathematics

Application Procedures: For best consideration, review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Contact Name: 
Dr. Lance Burger