Job ID: 113521

Associate/Full Professor Position in Mathematics Education

University of Houston

  • Oct. 5, 2018
  • Associate/Full Professor Position in Mathematics Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • University of Houston
    Houston, TX
  • Open until filled
  • August 2019
  • Associate Professor
  • Curriculum/Instruction
    Math Education

Associate/Full Professor Position in Mathematics Education. The Department of Curriculum and
Instruction (CUIN) at the University of Houston (UH) seeks scholars and seasoned professionals for
a faculty appointment at the academic rank of Associate/Full Professor to serve our Urban Education
teacher preparation, Master’s, and doctoral programs.

The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major Tier-I research university in
the country and is designated as a Hispanic serving and Asian serving institution. Houston is the
fourth largest and one of the most diverse cities in the country with a large international
population. The College of Education at UH has long-standing partnerships with multiple school
districts to share research and prepare highly effective teachers and educators to serve urban

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate
academic programs in multiple areas of specialization. Our programs have a special focus on student
success, social justice, diversity, and community engagement. We welcome candidates whose
experience in research, teaching, and service demonstrate our commitment to diversity, excellence,
and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctorate in mathematics education or related field, as
well as demonstrate an active record of scholarship and external funding commensurate with
experience. Experience teaching mathematics at the K-12 level is also expected. The applicant must
provide evidence of knowledge regarding current research-based trends and cultural contexts in US
schools through research work and course instruction. Candidates with an interest in secondary
mathematics education and/or English Language Learners are particularly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: Primary research responsibilities include an active research program in
mathematics education, seeking and acquiring external federal funding, publishing scholarly work in
high-impact venues, and disseminating work to national and international audiences. Primary
teaching responsibilities will include expert teaching through face-to-face, online or hybrid
delivery of mathematics education courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. A
successful candidate will also participate in course and program development, supervision of
graduate student research and teaching assistants, community outreach activities, and service to
the Department, College, University, and profession.

Appointment: This is a nine month appointment. Review of candidates will begin immediately and
will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August, 2019. Salary
will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and will include
benefits. Please contact Dr. Sissy Wong (Email:, Search Committee Chair, should
you have any follow-up questions.

To apply, the following materials should be uploaded online at:

1. A cover letter describing your (a) qualifications and interest in the position, (b) evidence
of scholarly impact, and

© history of external peer-reviewed funding

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Teaching Philosophy

4. Research Statement

5. Contact information of at least 3 references

  • Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action: The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Sissy Wong
    Curriculum and Instruction
    University of Houston
    Houston, TX

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