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Fixed-Term Assistant Professor in Math Education Position Announced at Washington State University

Posted: February 6, 2023

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Washington State University invites
applications for a scholarly assistant professor career track faculty position in Pullman, WA, with
a specialty in Mathematics Education beginning Fall 2023. This position is a fixed-term, ninemonth, three-year appointment with possibility of renewal. We seek applicants who are
passionate about mathematics and mathematics education to teach courses and engage in
scholarship focused on mathematics education.

Expected duties include teaching (60%), additional area of interest and responsibility (see list of
potential options below) (20%), and service (20%). The successful candidate will be expected to
teach six courses per year and develop curriculum, particularly in teacher preparation. Teaching
expectations also include supervision of graduate students, both teaching assistants and as part of
dissertation and thesis committees. The additional area of interest and responsibility in
mathematics education could include activities such as research on secondary education issues;
research on the transition from secondary to post-secondary; research on issues in university
foundational mathematics courses; outreach to K-12 schools, as well as state and national boards;
creation and implementation of pathways for students from traditionally excluded groups to the
university; or creation of programs to broaden participation in the Mathematical Sciences.

Formal screening of applications will begin November 21, 2022 and continue until the position
is filled. For a more comprehensive description and to apply, visit, select your
appropriate employment status, and search for R-7647.

Required Qualifications:
          • Completed Ph.D. in Mathematics Education or Ph.D. in Mathematics with a
          demonstrated record of contributions to Mathematics Education
          • Demonstrated record of or potential for research, scholarship, and outreach in
          mathematics education
          • Proven or potential for successful teaching and instruction at the undergraduate and
          graduate level
          • Demonstrated commitment to campus diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts

Preferred Qualifications:
          • Teaching, administration, or outreach experience in secondary education

Inquiries should be directed to Prof. Judi McDonald,

WSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Members of ethnic minorities,
women, veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are strongly encouraged
to apply