Brigham Young University-Idaho is supported and guided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Its mission is to develop disciples of Jesus Christ who are leaders in their homes, the Church, and their communities. As a private, baccalaureate institution, the university is teaching focused and student centered by design. To learn more about teaching at BYU-Idaho, see BYU-Idaho Faculty.
BYU–Idaho prefers to hire qualified members of the Church in good standing as authorized under Title 41 CFR § 60-1.5 (a)(6). Faculty members abide by the university’s Honor Code and have the important responsibility and role to help all students develop and grow, both spiritually and academically, in accordance with the Mission of BYU-Idaho.
Help fulfill the university’s mission by teaching students and providing content expertise in Mathematics Teacher Education which includes research-based mathematics teaching practices. Additional responsibilities include advising students and other department and university assignments. Throughout their careers, all BYU-Idaho faculty are expected to actively pursue professional development opportunities in learning and teaching and ongoing scholarly development within their discipline.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Advanced degree required (master’s or doctorate) in Mathematics Teacher Education with at least three years of K-12 experience. We are seeking candidates with significant knowledge of and ability to use mathematics education research and research-based teaching practices. We seek a faculty member with a commitment to preparing future mathematics teachers. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a broad spectrum of courses and collaborate with faculty in mathematics education, teacher education, and mathematics. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to and evidence of excellence in teaching.
Full-time faculty members teach 36 load hours annually, across Fall, Winter, and Spring Semesters; this total includes up to 6 load hours of professional development. In the days immediately preceding and following semesters, faculty members attend meetings, grade papers, perform professional development activities, etc. Semesters last approximately 14 weeks, and annual faculty contracts cover 47.5 weeks.