Assistant/Associate Professor of Secondary Education Mathematics

California State University, Northridge in California

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted November 22, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary 49,716-79,236
Employment Type Full-time



Required: Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in mathematics education or related field. Research and teaching interests in mathematics education. Substantial successful mathematics teaching experience in secondary schools. Knowledge of current research, pedagogy, and assessments in mathematics education and the ability to model those for teachers. Demonstrated ability and willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues and secondary-school teachers. Commitment to working with diverse student populations. 


Desirable: Experience supervising or mentoring teachers, teaching credential or graduate-level courses, presenting at professional conferences, and conducting professional development. Experience in the use of educational technology. Experience teaching in culturally and/or linguistically diverse secondary schools.


CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.


At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.


Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.



Teaching, scholarship, and service to the university and community: Develop and teach credential and masters-level courses in mathematics education; supervise student teachers/interns; support the implementation of the state-required teacher performance assessment for credential candidates; make scholarly contributions to the field; serve on committees at various levels within the university and the university system; and participate in professional development activities, projects, or research at the university or local schools.


Application Deadline:

Priority will be given to applications received by January 1, 2014, although screening will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities described above, a current curriculum vitae with three or more references, three current letters of recommendation, and a two-page personal statement describing research interests and pedagogical philosophy/approach, which may reference supporting artifacts submitted with the application or accessed online.


Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to (digital or mail submissions will be accepted):

Mike G. Rivas, Chair

Department of Secondary Education

California State University, Northridge

18111 Nordhoff Street

Northridge, CA 91330-8265