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Tenure Track Faculty Position in Mathematics Education (Open Rank)
Fordham University

  • Sep. 15, 2017
  • Tenure Track Faculty Position in Mathematics Education (Open Rank)
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Fordham University
    New York, NY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • September 2018
  • Assistant Professor
  • Math Education
    Education - General
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The tenure track position is at an open rank level. The responsibilities for this faculty position will be mainly in the Adolescent Mathematics Education and Childhood Education programs in the Division of Curriculum & Teaching (C&T). The position requires productive teaching and coordination of the Mathematics Education program as well as effective mentoring of graduate and doctoral students, and collaborating in the enhancement of the Curriculum and Teaching Division and the Graduate School of Education. In addition, active scholarly contributions are expected.

Position Responsibilities


  • Prepare candidates to teach students successfully in New York City public schools as well as schools across the nation.
    This includes:
  • teaching 15 credits during the academic year (fall/spring)
  • teaching through both synchronous and asynchronous formats
  • teaching and mentoring doctoral candidates
  • teaching primarily at our Manhattan campus, but also at our Westchester campus.


  • Maintain an active research agenda with a strong social justice orientation
  • Collaborate with faculty across programs and schools for program development, research, and grant activities

Program Support in the Division of Curriculum & Teaching

  • Serve as Program Coordinator of Mathematics Education at the adolescent & childhood levels.
  • Recruit candidates to strengthen enrollment in the area of Mathematics Education.
  • Review applications of candidates and advise teacher candidates and doctoral candidates
  • Participate in Information Sessions and other recruitment activities.
  • Oversee teacher candidates’ field experiences.
  • Identify, orient, and evaluate adjunct faculty and field specialists in Mathematics Education
  • Assume a leadership role in the accreditation of Mathematics Education Program
  • Responsible for and collaborate with program colleagues in matters related to accreditation data collection and management.
  • Represent program at Divisional and Graduate School of Education meetings

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in a field related to Mathematics Education
  • At least three years of teaching experience in P-12 education in the area of Mathematics Education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge or expertise in computer science and instructional technology.
  • Knowledgeable of teacher education and online teaching and learning.
  • Teacher certification in math related area.
  • Understanding of professional and scholarly collaboration within diverse and interdisciplinary contexts.
  • Knowledgeable and interested in conducting research and publishing in scholarly venues.
  • Professional preparation and/or experience in at least one of the following areas: STEM; STEAM; Special Education

For more information contact Dr. Chun Zhang, Review of application will begin immediately.

TO APPLY: Submit letter of intent, curriculum vita, and two references to Dr. Chun Zhang,

Located in Manhattan and Westchester County, Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education is committed to urban education and to increasing faculty diversity. Fordham’s Graduate School of Education is NCATE accredited and is a member of the Holmes Partnership. Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,500 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. Fordham University is an independent Catholic University in the Jesuit tradition that welcomes men and women of all backgrounds.

  • Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Chun Zhang
    Graduate School of Education
    Fordham University
    113 West 60th Street
    Room 1102-A
    New York, NY 10023


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