The Department of Educational Theory and Practice at the University at Albany, State University of New York, seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in the area of mathematics education. Our department has established strengths in teacher education, literacy, STEM education, learning sciences, and educational technology ( To advance these strengths, we are seeking a scholar in innovative research on mathematics learning and teaching with technological supports (e.g., artificial intelligence, learning analytics). Responsibilities include developing and maintaining a productive program of research; teaching and advising masters and doctoral students, including students in the department’s teacher education programs; and contributing to the professional community at the department, school, university, and national levels. Applicants must demonstrate high scholarly potential to address key issues in mathematics education through theory-informed research, skills in qualitative, quantitative, and/or design-based research methods, as well as a willingness and capability to work with and instruct diverse groups of people.

The nationally ranked and accredited programs of the School of Education have been the springboard to outstanding careers in numerous fields. At UAlbany, students participate in a community of scholarship with a legacy of enhancing education in New York State and the nation, and which today is fulfilling a commitment to serve the needs of educators around the world.

The Department of Educational Theory and Practice (ETAP) is a vibrant and inclusive community of students and faculty. The Department offers programs for advanced study and research in Learning, Teaching, and Teacher Education; the Learning Sciences and Technology; Language and Technology; Literacy, Language, and Culture; Science, Mathematics and Computing Education; TESOL and Second Language Acquisition; and, Online Teaching and Learning. ETAP faculty have built working relationships with schools, universities, businesses, corporations, and government agencies locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.

The School of Education is committed to creating equitable, just, inclusive, and supportive educational experiences that empower all students as they prepare to change the world in the fields of education, mental health, and beyond.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in learning sciences, teacher education, or curriculum and instruction with a specialization in mathematics education from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization by August 2023
  • Applicants must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
  • A record of, or demonstrated potential, for research that addresses critical issues in mathematics education
  • Applicants must address their plan and ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in varying modalities including in-person, online, and/or hybrid
  • Teaching experience in a secondary education school or closely related setting
  • Experience and evidence of collaborative work with colleagues and other partners

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mathematics teaching experience in a secondary education
  • Experience with instructional design that addresses educational disparities and social inequities in STEM
  • A record of research on educational applications of artificial intelligence, data analytics, or other transformative technologies
  • A record of, or strong potential for obtaining grants to fund research and programs

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Assistant Professor (10 Months)

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