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Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (Early Grades Education)

Position Qualifications – Responsibilities:

Nine-month, tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education is available beginning August, 2013. Primary teaching responsibility will be mathematics content courses (MATH 2008, 3316, 3317 and 3318) for prospective elementary (K-5) teachers.  Some teaching will be at the Paulding Instructional Site located in Dallas, Georgia, about 20 miles west of the main campus. Engagement in scholarship and department, college, and/or university service will be expected.  Other responsibilities may include teaching of mathematics and mathematics education courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, supervising field experiences, and academic advising.

The ideal candidate will have research interest in elementary mathematics education (including mathematical preparation of elementary school teachers).  Experience working with prospective and/or practicing elementary school teachers is desirable. K-5 classroom teaching experience is also desirable.

Required Education – Experience – Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

An earned doctorate in mathematics education, or a related field with appropriate experience; a minimum of 18 semester hours of graduate level mathematics; and a record of, or potential for, a program of scholarly activities are required.

Application Procedure:

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, all application materials should be received by October 7, 2012. Candidates should send a letter of application addressing the applicant’s position qualifications, teaching philosophy, and scholarship activity; current curriculum vita; names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three references; and official graduate transcripts to:
Dr. Tad Watanabe, Chair
Elementary Math Ed Search Committee
Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
1000 Chastain Road, MD 1601
Kennesaw , GA 30144-5591

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Questions About Position Opening:

For questions about this position, contact Dr. Tad Watanabe, Chair, Elementary Math Ed Search Committee at

Date Position Available:
August 2013
Departmental/College Overview: As one of the larger departments at KSU, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics currently has 13 tenure-track faculty members in Mathematics Education. The department serves over 350 Mathematics and Mathematics Education majors. The department currently offers B.S. degrees in Mathematics and Mathematics Education and a M.S. degree in Applied Statistics. The department also offers, in conjunction with the College of Education, a M.A.T. degree in Secondary Mathematics and a M. Ed /Ed.S. degree in Middle Grades/Secondary Education with a concentration in mathematics.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

Kennesaw State University is a growing and progressive university in Georgia’s public system of higher education. Located on an attractive campus in suburban Atlanta, Kennesaw State University currently enrolls more than 24,000 traditional and nontraditional Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral students. The thriving Atlanta metropolitan area has a rich array of museums, theaters, libraries, colleges and universities, and other resources. Kennesaw State University was recognized in 2009 by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of its “Great Colleges to Work For”.
EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Georgia is an Open Records State.


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This page was last updated on August 9, 2012.