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Assistant Professor of Secondary Mathematics Education
University of Wyoming

Date Posted Sep. 27, 2023
Title Assistant Professor of Secondary Mathematics Education
University University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY, United States
Department School of Teacher Education
Application Deadline Nov. 15, 2023
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Secondary Education
    Math Education

Job Description:
We welcome applications from candidates with expertise in mathematics education for the role of Assistant Professor of Secondary Mathematics Education at the University of Wyoming's College of Education. The successful candidate will teach 5 courses per academic year in undergraduate/graduate initial teacher licensure programs, as well as in Ph.D. and Ed.D. degree programs in Mathematics Education. In addition, the candidate will be expected to produce high-quality scholarship and engage in service to the school, university, and professional community. Our college boasts four nationally and internationally recognized scholars in mathematics education and holds a prominent standing in the intermountain region. The salary package is competitive and aligned with similar positions at peer institutions, offering candidates the opportunity to become part of a well-established community of scholars in this field. This role plays a pivotal part in supporting mathematics education and teacher preparation initiatives within the state of Wyoming.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate with an emphasis in Mathematics Education, or a closely-related discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years of 6-12 teaching experience.
  • Strong background in mathematics.
  • Demonstration of or potential for excellence in teaching, supervision and mentoring students.
  • Demonstration of or potential for research, scholarship, and competitive extramural funding.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with diverse students and faculty.
  • Experience collaborating with education stakeholders in both P-12 and university settings.
  • Expertise in pedagogical innovations.
  • Familiarity with mathematics curriculum development.


Complete the online application and upload the following for a complete application: cover letter, vita, and contact information for four work-related references.  


UW is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.   

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position, please call 307-766-2377 or email


The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. The state of Wyoming continues to invest in its university, helping to make it a leader in academics, research and outreach. The university has state-of-the-art facilities in many areas and the community provides the advantages of a major university.

Located in a high mountain valley near the Colorado border, Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

  • The University’s policy has been, and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without regard to such matters as race, sex, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, political belief, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University Regulations.

    The University of Wyoming is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, employment and motor vehicle history. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

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Contact Information

  • Richard Kitchen
    School of Teacher Education
    University of Wyoming
    1000 E. University Ave. 322 Education Bldg
    Laramie, WY 82071-2000
  • 1-307-766-6377


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