Open Rank Professor, Mathematics Education

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The Provost and Dean of the College

The Office of

Faculty Search

Open Rank Professor, Tenured or Tenure-Track, Mathematics Education

Department of Mathematics, Science, & Technology





Teachers College invites applicants for an open rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position in mathematics education within the Program in Mathematics. We seek a colleague who will make important scholarly contributions to the Program, which has a long and rich tradition of excellence in preparing leaders, researchers, and educators. A successful candidate will have an earned doctorate in mathematics or mathematics education at the time of appointment and a demonstrated ability to pursue an active research agenda in a significant area of mathematics education. Applicants should be qualified to teach graduate-level courses in at least two areas of mathematics and in two or more areas of mathematics education. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience teaching school mathematics. All candidates are expected to demonstrate their ability to establish a research program and potential to obtain external funding. Candidates also are expected to establish a record of continuous, scholarly productivity and a record of leadership. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Rank: Open rank, Tenure Track or Tenured


Send CV, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and research interests, two representative publications (or manuscripts prepared for publication), and three references (with contact information) to Professor Alexander Karp, Search Committee Chair, by email at: or by mail at: Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 195, New York, NY 10027.


Review of applications will begin by November 15, 2017 and continue until the search is completed. The appointment will begin September 2018.


Teachers College as an institution is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment. In offering education, psychology, and health studies, the College is committed to providing expanding employment opportunities to persons of color, women, and persons with disabilities in its own activities and in society.


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