Assistant Professor, Mathematics Education (Tenure Track)

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University of Louisiana at Lafayette

We are seeking candidates with robust academic records who will be active educators in mathematics education, serve as a mentor to students, work with colleagues to assess and improve curricula, conduct research in respective area of specialization, and demonstrate institutional citizenship through active engagement at the department, college, university, community, and professional levels. The candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate mathematics methods courses and graduate courses in an additional area of expertise. Additional duties include: advising students in the College of Education; supervising student teachers, developing and implementing projects associated with the candidate’s research agenda; engaging in scholarly activities as deemed necessary by the department, college, or university. 


Candidates must have earned a terminal degree (Ph.D or Ed. D) in Mathematics Education or Curriculum and Instruction or a closely related field. (ABD will be considered if degree is in hand prior to August 1, 2023).

Candidates must have at least three years of K-12 classroom experience as a certified teacher.

Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student populations. Applicants are expected to describe their commitment to fostering a diverse educational environment through their research, teaching, and/or service activities. Candidates should have or show potential to engage in scholarly inquiry (publications, externally funded projects, etc.), and actively participate in premiere professional organizations. Preference will be given to candidates who 1) demonstrate a stout ability to intersect mathematics with other disciplines; 2) have led or contributed to NCATE/CAEP, NCTM, or ACEI accreditation reports; or 3) have served as PI or Co-PI (or similar capacity) on federal or state funded research or outreach projects. 

APPLICATION MATERIALS: For initial consideration, please submit a single PDF or Word file to include:
Cover Letter describing the candidate’s qualifications for the position 
Curriculum Vitae
Contact information for three (3) professional references (references will be contacted for finalists)
Unofficial graduate transcripts 
1-3 samples of academic work

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Contact Name: 
Dr. Peter Sheppard
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