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Assistant Professor

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Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Tenured/TT Faculty
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Working Title Assistant Professor
Salary Range
Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience
Position Number 00106532
Work Schedule Varies depending upon when courses are offered
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Department 131301 - Sci, Tech, Engr & Math (STEM)
Department Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The College of Education at North Carolina State University is a voice of innovation for learning across the lifespan, preparing professionals who educate and lead. Our inquiry and practice reflect integrity, a commitment to social justice, and the value of diversity in a global community. The vision of the College of Education is to lead the way in North Carolina to increase success in education and narrow achievement gaps. Consistent with NC State’s land grant mission, we transform lives by emphasizing real world experiences through original research opportunities, comprehensive extension, and engagement activities and external partnerships. The College enrolls more than 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Our 122 faculty members together with our Friday Institute for Educational Innovation currently have more than $57 million in active research and development grants.

The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education emphasizes exemplary teaching, scholarship, and service in the context of a university education. With a primary emphasis on improving schools and society, the Department prepares quality educators for middle, secondary, and post-secondary school science, technology, engineering, mathematics, graphic communications, and informal settings. In addition, the Department offers minors, including Technology, Engineering, and Education licensure track and a Technical Graphic Communications track for industry. The Department also has programs preparing professionals for leadership at the master’s and doctoral levels.

Essential Job Duties

The Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Education in the College of Education at NC State invites applications for an Assistant Professor in Curriculum, Technology, and Equity in Mathematics Education. We desire a forward-thinking scholar who addresses challenges facing students and teachers in providing fair and effective access to new models for digital curricular delivery that serve the needs of all students. This scholar will engage in one or more of these three facets of work: curriculum, technology, and equity. Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of a curricular focus, such as algebraic reasoning. We seek a future colleague who has demonstrated a commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in research and teaching and engage with underserved and marginalized communities. The successful candidates will collaborate in interdisciplinary research and have the ability to obtain external funding to support research and graduate students.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate middle and secondary mathematics teacher preparation courses. Teach graduate courses in master’s and PhD programs, including interdisciplinary and methodology courses at the doctoral level in STEM Education and in the College of Education. Conduct and publish research related to curriculum, technology, and equity in mathematics education. Advise undergraduate and graduate students. Recruit and mentor graduate students in research. Provide outreach and service for Department and College initiatives for underserved communities and high needs areas. Pursue and obtain external funding for research and development activities. Continue a program of well-established and focused research and related publications. Provide service and leadership to the program area, department, college, university, and professional organizations, participate in outreach and engagement, and collaborate with faculty within the college and across the university.

Minimum Education/Experience

PhD, EdD, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience in Mathematics Education and teaching experience at the K-12 level.

Departmental Required Skills

A commitment to diversity, social justice, and collaboration. Scholarship and successful record of external funding in Mathematics Education commensurate with rank.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Experience teaching in a teacher education program and/or a mathematics department which trains teachers and a minimum of three years teaching experience at the K-12 level are preferred.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions
Job Open Date 09/13/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/16/2018

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

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  1. * How did you learn about the position?

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  2. * If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents