Mathematics Education (Assistant Professor)

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University of Louisville

The UofL Department of Elementary, Middle and Secondary Teacher Education is searching for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education with a focus on PreK-5 or PreK-12 mathematics teaching and learning, to begin August 2020. The position is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment.

Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising, mentoring doctoral students, conducting research, publishing scholarly work, seeking external funding, contributing to reciprocal partnerships with schools and with University programs, providing leadership in the elementary mathematics education specialist program, participating in ongoing program development, and providing service to the department, college, university, professional associations, and community partners.

Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree in mathematics education or a closely related field (outstanding ABD candidates with a short timeline for completion will be considered); Evidence of a commitment to equity and social justice; a record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience; Evidence of, or strong potential for, securing external funding; Three or more years of experience in teaching mathematics in K-12 schools; Evidence of teaching diverse learners; Evidence of, or desire for, community-engaged scholarship and partnership experiences with schools

Preferred Qualifications: Competence in teaching in PreK-5 settings; Successful teaching experience in teacher preparation programs; Evidence of involvement in professional organizations, like AMTE and NCTM ; Experience or interest in designing and teaching online courses

Local Context: UofL is a premier metropolitan research university, with three campuses and approximately 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students. UofL has distinguished itself in its commitment to diversity, ranked #1 nationally for serving African American students by the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity Center, #1 by three national groups for being LGBTQ- friendly, and 12th nationally for community engagement. The College of Education and Human Development falls within the top 10% of all colleges of education in the United States. The College’s strong commitment to social justice is evidenced not only in our scholarship but also in our ongoing community service partnerships (e.g., Jefferson County Public School System, practicum and internship sites, community clinics). The greater Louisville area is a vibrant metropolitan community of approximately 1.3 million people with great restaurants, outstanding parks, an engaging arts community, a vibrant nightlife, wonderful neighborhoods, the Kentucky Derby, moderate climate, and a cost of living below the national average. Visit for more information.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Bay-Williams