Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

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University of Central Arkansas

The University of Central Arkansas Mathematics Department seeks to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in mathematics education beginning August 2024. The position requires a doctorate in mathematics education or a closely related field. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate mathematics education courses; conducting research in mathematics education; and service to the university, K-12 schools, and school districts in the Central Arkansas region.

Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to and proven ability in undergraduate teaching. Preference will be given to applicants who have K-12 classroom teaching experience.  Regular load is 12 credit hours per semester, some of which can be for supervising interns. In addition, reassigned time for research is possible.

UCA has a total enrollment of 9913 undergraduate students and 524 graduate students with enrollment numbers staying steady over the years. It has a faculty-student ratio of 15 to 1. The Math Department has 18 full-time faculty members including 4 in mathematics education. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in applied mathematics, pure mathematics, data science, and mathematics education, and offers master’s degrees in applied mathematics and mathematics education.

Applicants should submit:

  • a letter of application,
  • current vita,
  • copies of transcripts,
  • statements of teaching and research philosophy,
  • and three letters of recommendation.

All materials should be uploaded to: (Position number 173180)

Review of applications will begin on March 1st and will continue until the position is filled.

Conway is a rapidly growing city of over 60,000 with two private colleges in addition to the University of Central Arkansas. Residents enjoy access to both a large urban center (Little Rock is 30 minutes away) and pristine wildlife areas such as the Buffalo National River, and the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains.

Questions regarding the position may be sent to the chair of the department at  Additional information about the department is available at UCA is an EO/AA Employer.

Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, March 1, 2024
Contact Name: 
Fred Hickling
Contact Email: