Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Position ID: 42559
University of Georgia
Mathematics & Science Education
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Posting Details


Posting Number F0086P
Working Title Assistant Professor
Department COE Math & Science Education
About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

College of Education, Department of Mathematics and Science Education

Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019
Job Posting Date 09/06/2018
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates should apply at and include a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses both research and teaching (not to exceed 4 pages), transcripts for all degrees earned and in progress, two samples of scholarly writing combined into one .pdf, and three letters of recommendation submitted by your references at the same website; we will contact your provided references. Applications received by October 14, 2018 are assured full consideration.

Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Details


Position Information


Classification Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Contract Type Academic (9 mo.)
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline

Position Summary

The Department of Mathematics and Science Education at the University of Georgia invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education to begin August 2019. The positions is a tenure-track, academic year appointment with the possibility of summer employment.

The Department of Mathematics and Science Education consists of 9 full-time mathematics educators and 8 full-time science educators with a variety of research interests. The Mathematics Education Program offers BSEd, MEd, MA, MAT, EdS, and PhD degrees; attracts and supports national and international doctoral students; and has strong collaborative relationships with colleagues in mathematics, statistics, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and area school districts. The College of Education consists of 9 departments and approximately 220 faculty members.

Additional Requirements

• A doctorate in mathematics education or related field earned by the start date.
• An active record of scholarship and productivity commensurate with experience.
• Strong potential for seeking and attracting external funding.
• Evidence that mathematics teaching and/or learning is central to research.
• Familiarity through instruction or research with current trends and cultural contexts in US schools.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

• One or more years experience teaching in K-12 settings.
• One or more years experience working with diverse populations.

Physical Demands


Does this position have financial responsibilities? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.




• Establish and maintain a scholarly research, publication, and grant writing record.
• Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in mathematics education.
• Advise graduate students and supervise graduate student research.
• Contribute to the collegial community of the department to maintain programs of excellence in research and teaching.
• Provide service to the college, university, profession, and public.

Percentage Of Time 100
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Mathematics Teacher Education
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Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Vacancy Status: 

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