Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (K-8)

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is searching for an assistant professor in K–8 mathematics education.

Responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematics education, particularly at K-8 level; mentoring masters and doctoral students; providing leadership in undergraduate and graduate program development across departments and colleges; conducting a scholarly program of research; seeking out funding for innovative mathematics teaching and research; and leading outreach initiatives to schools, other educational institutions and communities.

Our new faculty colleague in mathematics education will be joining an exciting community of scholars who are actively engaged in teacher education and research. The department is committed to preparing and supporting exceptional educators who are innovative and reflective scholar practitioners. The department’s values of scholarship, teaching, and service are grounded in affirming diversity, creating knowledge, innovation, engaging with a broad array of communities, fostering a sense of belonging, and promoting civic engagement. Additional information about the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education can be found at or on Facebook at


  • An earned doctorate in Mathematics Education or its equivalent

  • A minimum of 3 years teaching experience in grades K-12

  • Evidence of experience teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in or relating to mathematics education

  • Evidence of experience with or preparedness for advising graduate students

  • Evidence of professional service

  • Demonstrated record of scholarly activity

  • A record of participation in funded projects

  • A commitment to access and equity


  • 5 or more years teaching experience in grades K-12.

  • 3 or more years teaching experience in grades K-8.

  • Demonstrated record of seeking funding.

  • Experiences in interdisciplinary program/course development, particularly in STEM education.


View details of the position and apply at

Complete the online application, and attach the following documents:

  1. Letter of intent

  2. Curriculum vitae

  3. Research statement, teaching statement, writing sample, statement of commitment to access and equity (Please combine into one document and attach as “other document.”)

  4. You will also need to make arrangements to have three (3) professional reference letters sent directly to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Lorraine M. Males,

Questions should be directed via email to Dr. Lorraine M. Males,, Mathematics Education Search Committee Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education.

Review of applications will begin on March 23, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Monday, March 23, 2020
Contact Name: 
Lorraine M, Males
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