Assistant Professor: Math Education
San Diego, CA
Jul 25, 2023
The School of Teacher
at San Diego State University announces a full-time
tenure-track position in Mathematics Education at the Assistant
Professor level beginning in August 2024. We are looking for a
colleague to join our collaborative group.
The School of Teacher Education, which is in the College of
Education, offers elementary and secondary credential programs,
master's degree programs, and doctoral degree programs. The College
of Education is a vibrant community of scholarly engagement and
professional practice where diversity, equity, and inclusion drive
innovation across our teaching, learning, counseling, research, and
community service endeavors. We draw on our strengths as a college
within a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) — uniquely positioned
in the San Diego-Tijuana transborder region and ancestral land of
the Kumeyaay Nation — to effect educational and social change at
local, regional, national, and international levels.
SDSU's Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education
) provides a unique
environment to encourage and support research collaboration among
STEM Ed faculty in the College of Education and the College of
Sciences. Faculty also have opportunities to participate in
doctoral and master's programs in mathematics and science education
and STEM leadership.
- Earned doctorate in mathematics education or closely related
- Evidence of or potential for strong scholarship commensurate
- Record of or commitment to effective teaching;
- Commitment to social justice and equity for all learners;
- PK-12 Teaching Experience (or extensive experience working with
teachers and PK-12 students) in racially, culturally,
linguistically, and/or economically diverse classrooms.
We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or
commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals
from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
Candidates must satisfy two or more of the eight Building on
Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE
(a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented
populations within the discipline,
(b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented
students and faculty within the discipline,
(c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and
mentoring underrepresented students,
(d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating
understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into
(e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending
knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving
artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented
(f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research
that engages underrepresented communities,
(g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing
expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration,
(h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal
opportunity in higher education.
Please indicate in a separate diversity statement how you meet at
least two (2) of these criteria. Additional guidance on our BIE
program for applicants is here
- Experience designing and providing programs, teacher
professional development, or service opportunities;
- Experience on research teams or with externally funded
- University teaching experience;
- Experience in or openness to innovating aspects of teacher
education, such as modes of delivery, international and binational
contexts, and clinical practice;
- Commitment to working in field-based, collaborative, culturally
sustaining teacher education programs.
To apply, visit https://apply.interfolio.com/127967
Applicants must apply via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/127967
Candidates must submit all of the following:
- Cover letter describing the candidate's experiences and
strengths as they relate to the position announcement (maximum 750
- Diversity statement that includes how the candidate meets at
least two (2) of the Building on Inclusive Excellence criteria (maximum of 500 words),
- Curriculum vitae, and
- Three letters of recommendation.
For full consideration, please apply by October 16, 2023.
Application review will continue until the position is filled. The
anticipated start date is August 2024.
For further information or questions about your candidacy for the
position, contact search chair Dr. Lisa Lamb, Lisa.Lamb@sdsu.edu
The minimum salary for this position is based on the current
CSU salary schedule for
Assistant Professors and may be revised based on
contract collective bargaining. The anticipated salary range is
from $80,000-$87,000. Salary placement will be based on the
selected candidate’s qualifications and experience, and salaries
higher than the published maximums may be offered in limited
circumstances. San Diego State University offers a rich benefits
package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For
benefits information, click here
As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable “OneSDSU”
community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty
employment provide at the time of application authorization to
conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the
position; applications without this authorization will be
considered incomplete and not considered.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the
CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may
affect the application status of applicants or continued employment
of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated
reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does
not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and
expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical
condition, or covered veteran status.