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Assistant/Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Mathematics Education

Effective Date

August 21, 2017 (Fall Semester)

Salary Range

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Mathematics Education (or the equivalent) with the equivalent of a master's degree in mathematics, or a doctorate in Mathematics with scholarly work and significant experience in mathematics education; degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree by August 1, 2017.  Familiarity with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Record of (or evidence of potential for) effective scholarly activity and teaching in mathematics education. Ability and willingness to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate mathematics education courses. Previous involvement with K-16 mathematics education, which can include professional development. Commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population.


Desired/Preferred Qualifications

Experience in obtaining external funding and/or experience with the external funding process for mathematics education projects. Experience in (or evidence of potential for) teaching graduate courses in mathematics education. Experience in teaching and supervising students preparing to teach mathematics at the secondary level. Experience in teaching K-12 mathematics in public schools. Knowledge of technology and its roles in mathematics education at the K-16 levels. Experience in mentoring students with mathematics education research. Experience in obtaining external funding for mathematics education related projects. Membership and leadership activity in professional organizations related to mathematics and/or teacher education (e.g., AERA, RUME, NCTM).




Teach courses in undergraduate and/or graduate programs in mathematics education. Establish and maintain an appropriate program of scholarly activity in the field of mathematics education. Assist and share in committee assignments and development of future curriculum related to K-16 mathematics education. Support K-16 professional development, and/or possibly seek external funding for such purposes. Membership and activity in appropriate professional organizations.

Depending on applicant experience, the possibility to assume the Richard D. Green Endowed Professorship in Mathematics Education either upon hire or at a later date following promotion to Associate Professor.

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the People of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 


Required Documentation

  • A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications
  • CV (including current email address)
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Statement of research interests and goals
  • Three current letters of recommendation
  • Copy of transcript from all institutions at which graduate work and terminal degree was completed
  • Finalists will also be required to submit a signed SC-1 form, three current letters of recommendation (if not already submitted), and an official transcript.


A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


All required documentation should be submitted through the American Mathematical Society’s employment service site:

Requests for information should be addressed to:

Dr. Tangan Gao, Chair

California State University, Long Beach

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

1250 Bellflower Boulevard

Long Beach, CA 90840-1001

(562) 985-4721;


Application Deadline

  • Review of applications to begin December 2, 2016.

  • Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).


CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veterans’ status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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