Assistant/Associate Professor in Mathematics Education

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University of Florida

The University of Florida invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track assistant or associate professor of Mathematics Education to begin by August 2019. This faculty member will join a cohesive, collaborative, and energetic research community of STEM and education faculty committed to high quality scholarship, service, and teaching.

The successful applicant is expected to maintain a systematic line of research; seek external research funding; facilitate interdisciplinary research; contribute to K-12 mathematics educator preparation and graduate studies; and recruit and mentor doctoral students in mathematics education. 


  • Conduct scholarly activities commensurate with expectations of a tenure-track mathematics education faculty member at a research-intensive university
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through scholarship, teaching, and/or service
  • Participate and collaborate actively with STEM and education faculty
  • Pursue external research funding
  • Publish in significant refereed journals
  • Recruit, advise, mentor and engage graduate students in research
  • Teach (face-to-face and/or online) undergraduate- and graduate-level courses
  • Participate in program development
  • Provide service to the program, school, college, university, and the profession


Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in mathematics education or closely related field, earned by August 2019 for applicants who are ABD
  • Evidence of scholarship in the field of mathematics education as demonstrated through publications, grants, and/or presentations at national conferences, commensurate with experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Record of P-12 teaching experience in the field of mathematics education
  • Track record or evidence of potential to secure, and successfully manage externally-funded projects
  • Commitment to collaboration with mathematics and education faculty, students and schools
  • Teaching, research, and/or service experiences with diverse populations
  • Strong knowledge of a variety of research methods
  • Ability to effectively mentor graduate students
  • Ability to positively contribute to national visibility of the mathematics education program
  • Active engagement with and/or leadership in mathematics education professional organizations
Review of Applicants Begins: 
Friday, November 9, 2018
Contact Name: 
Dr. Tim Jacobbe
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