Mathematics Education Position
The Department of Mathematics at Columbus State University invites applications for a full- time,
tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor to begin teaching in August 2009.
Responsibilities will include the following:
Provide leadership in the mathematical preparation of K-12 teachers by
o Actively participating in meetings of appropriate professional organizations such
as AMTE, NCTM, or PME
o Maintaining familiarity with state and national level standards for the
mathematical preparation of K-12 teachers
o Assessing curricula for the mathematical preparation of K-12 teachers and
revising, as appropriate
o Modeling pedagogical practices supported by recent research on teaching and
o Leading collaborations with the College of Education and the Columbus Regional
Advise students majoring in Mathematics and Secondary Education
Assist in efforts to recruit and retain Mathematics and Secondary Education students
Engage secondary math education students outside the classroom through involvement
with the CSU Math Education Student Association
Teach mathematics courses for elementary school teachers, middle school teachers, and
Teach mathematics courses in the university’s general education core
Serve on department, college, and university committees
Perform other duties as assigned
First-year faculty members teach three courses per semester and normally get a release from
most advising and service obligations.
Applicants should demonstrate interest and potential for outstanding teaching in general
education courses and teacher preparation courses. ABD in mathematics education or
mathematics required with at least 18 semester hours of graduate level mathematics. A
doctorate is preferred and will be required for promotion and tenure. The successful candidate
will demonstrate outstanding oral and written communication skills, and the capability of working
with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Review of applications begins immediately. The search will remain open until a suitable
candidate is selected.
For full consideration, applicants should arrange for the following to be sent to the search chair at
the address below:
letter of interest describing relevant experience and qualifications for the position,
comprehensive statement of teaching philosophy,
statement of research interests and future plans,
copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts preferred), and
evidence of successful teaching experience.
Applications may be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to:
Chair, Mathematics Education Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, Columbus State
University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907.
Columbus State University embraces its diverse student body and the College of Science
strongly values outstanding teaching and those who educates future teachers. Columbus State
University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring.