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School of Computer Science and Mathematics

W.C. Morris Building, Room 222
Warrensburg, MO 64093
P:660-543-4930 F:660-543-8013
Dr. Xiaodong Yue, Department Chair


Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (Position#998449)

Faculty Position in Mathematics Education
The School of Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Central Missouri is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in Mathematics Education at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will begin August, 2017.

The Position: Duties will include the teaching of mathematics education courses for elementary (including the clinical pathways program), middle school, and secondary pre-service teachers; the supervision of student teachers in mathematics; conducting research which leads toward peer-reviewed publications and/or externally funded grants; assessment and curriculum development. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester, which may include General Education classes. A reduced teaching load for research and other professional responsibilities is possible. Faculty are expected to assist with departmental and university committee work and service activities.

Qualifications: A master’s degree in Mathematics or Mathematics Education is required. Three or more years of teaching mathematics at the elementary school or middle school levels is required. Experience teaching in a mixed-abilities classroom, as well as incorporating technology in teaching is highly desired. A doctorate in Mathematics Education or related field is preferred and must be completed before tenure and promotion can be awarded. A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and continued professional growth is essential.

The Application Process: To apply online, go to Apply to position #998449. The following items should be attached: a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a teaching and research statement, copies of transcripts, and a list of at least three professional references including their names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses. For more information, contact

Dr. Vidal Olivares, Search Committee Chair
School of Computer Science and Mathematics
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 543-4930

Initial screening of applications begins December 1, 2016, and continues until position is filled.

AA/EEO/ADA. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. UCM is located in Warrensburg, MO, which is 35 miles southeast of the Kansas City metropolitan area. It is a public comprehensive university with more than 14,000 students. The department offers baccalaureate degrees in Actuarial Science, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Mathematics, and Secondary Mathematics Education. Also offered is a Mathematics Minor program that leads to certification to teach mathematics in grades 5 – 9. Master of Science degrees are offered in Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Mathematics.