Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education

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Missouri State University

The Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at Missouri State University seeks a tenure-track (9-month) Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education, beginning August 10, 2024.


Required Qualifications:  Applicants must have (or anticipate completion by August 2024 of) an appropriate doctorate in Mathematics Education, evidence of excellence in teaching, potential for research, commitment to professional activities, and effective communication skills. Applicants are expected to have research expertise in the teaching and learning of mathematics, teaching experience in grades 6-12, and graduate mathematics course work necessary to teach college undergraduate mathematics courses.


DutiesDuties include the teaching of mathematics courses for secondary, middle and elementary pre-service teachers as well as graduate students; implementing philosophies that reflect beliefs in teaching and learning consistent with national standards; engaging in research and scholarly activities leading to peer-reviewed publications and presentations; mentoring thesis projects; providing expertise to bridge the transition to post-secondary education in mathematics; developing curriculum; advising of undergraduate and graduate students; compiling data for program accreditation; assisting in service activities; and demonstrating an active commitment to diversity in the educational community. Pursuing externally funded grants is encouraged.


To Apply:  Apply online at


Attach a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for 3-5 professional references to the electronic employment application.

Supplemental application materials required by the Hiring Unit include copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching excellence, samples of scholarship and summary of research plans.


Employment will require a criminal background check at University Expense.


Screening of applications begins November 3, 2023 and continues until the position is filled.


Missouri State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.  The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, persons from underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.


If any questions arise contact:

Dr. Adam Harbaugh, Chair

Mathematics Education Search Committee


Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, November 3, 2023
Contact Name: 
Adam Harbaugh