Assistant Professor: Mathematics Education

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University of Dayton

The Department of Teacher Education in the School of Education and Health Sciences at the University of Dayton seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year (9-month) position as an Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education, beginning August 16, 2020.


The successful candidate will teach, supervise and advise undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly research (that also leads to publications and presentations), and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities include instruction of mathematics methods and credential courses for pre-service teachers in Middle Childhood Education (grades 4-9) and Adolescent to Young Adult (grades 7-12), as well as teaching graduate research methods for the M.Ed./ M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction. This position is a 3-3 teaching load.


The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service. Founded in 1850, we are one of three Marianist universities in the nation and the second-largest private university in Ohio. The Department of Teacher Education offers seven undergraduate degree programs, eight graduate degree programs, and a variety of certificates and endorsements.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in mathematics education at the middle/secondary level from an accredited university
  • Three years full-time mathematics teaching experience in grades 4-12 with a valid teaching license in the U.S.
  • University teaching experience in mathematics education
  • Evidence of ability to teach foundation courses in educational research
  • Articulation of a research agenda in mathematics education
  • Effective written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate pedagogical practices that promote a more equitable and inclusive classroom for diverse student populations
  • Successful experience building and maintaining partnerships with middle/secondary schools
  • Successful experience supervising student teachers
  • Publication of peer-reviewed research articles in the area of mathematics education
  • Ability to integrate technology into instruction including web-assisted and other delivery models
  • Successful experience teaching online courses
  • Evidence of successful university teaching experience in mathematics education and/or curriculum and instruction at the middle/secondary level
  • Evidence of involvement in professional organizations, like AMTE and NCTM
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Openness to promoting and enhancing the Catholic Marianist environment


Please apply online by the deadline of 12/20/19 by visiting the University of Dayton employment website at:



The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic Research University with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels.  Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.


Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, December 20, 2019
Contact Name: 
Trevor Hagedorn, Director of Faculty Hiring
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