Assistant or Associate Professor of Mathematics Education

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Appalachian State University

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Appalachian State University invites applications for one or more tenure-track, nine-month faculty positions in mathematics or mathematics education at the rank of assistant or associate professor beginning August 2024. The initial review of complete applications will begin on January 4, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.
A more detailed description of the positions can be found at:


The minimum qualifications are
• an earned doctorate in mathematics, mathematics education, or a related field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours of mathematics coursework,
• a clear agenda for continuing scholarship,
• excellent written and verbal communication skills,
• documented potential for (at least one of):

  • teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics courses,
  • teaching mathematics or statistics courses for pre-service and in-service teachers of K-12 mathematics.

Additional areas of interest

The department especially seeks someone with experience in or documented potential for at least one of the following:

  • educating students of varied mathematical backgrounds,
  • pursuing and implementing a variety of pedagogical strategies in the classroom,
  • building an equitable, diverse, and inclusive scholarly environment in teaching, mentoring, research, and/or service. See our department’s Statement on Inclusivity:

For candidates with expertise in mathematics education we seek someone with expertise in or documented potential for:

  • working in K-12 mathematics classrooms with student teachers or education professionals,
  • working with K-12 preservice teachers to develop a deeper understanding of mathematical content for teaching,

For candidates with expertise in pure or applied mathematics we seek someone with expertise in or documented potential for:

  • teaching undergraduate and master’s level courses in differential equations, mathematical modeling, numerical methods, real analysis and/or operations research,
  • mentoring undergraduate and master’s level student research projects.

Application materials should be submitted by following application instructions available at:

Questions about the application process can be addressed to Dr. Gregory Rhoads, Chair of the Search Committee, at Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, Director & ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Thursday, January 4, 2024
Contact Name: 
Gregory Rhoads
Contact Email: