An innovative leader in research and teaching, the University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy with a commitment to undergraduate education and the creation of new impactful knowledge. With external funding exceeding $200 million, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support for science and engineering. Supported by state-of-the-art facilities, research is conducted across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

UD, home to an internationally known and award winning Mathematics Education program (, is seeking an ambitious and creative colleague in Mathematics Education with broad interests in improving education to fill a new tenure-track Assistant Professor position, available September 1, 2015. We are seeking an individual who dares to be first and will be a future leader of our field.

The comparatively small (50 tenure-track faculty members) but dynamic School of Education was ranked 37th among 1200 graduate schools of education in the 2013 U.S. News and World Report rankings. Faculty pursue a variety of research agendas funded by the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Education Sciences, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, state agencies, and private foundations. 

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include sustaining a ground-breaking and vigorous research program in mathematics learning or teaching, supervising doctoral research, and teaching effectively in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Teaching responsibilities include graduate courses in mathematics learning and teaching and undergraduate courses in mathematics and mathematics methods for elementary and middle school education majors.

Requirements: A doctorate in Mathematics Education or a related field, such as the Learning Sciences, Educational or Developmental Psychology, is required. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong and innovative research program, current funding or potential for obtaining external funding, a strong mathematics background, and teaching experience.

Applications received by November 15, 2014 will receive first consideration. Applications should include a letter describing the candidate’s research interests, teaching experience, and mathematics background; a curriculum vitae; and three letters of reference addressing qualifications relevant for the position. The curriculum vitae and application materials will be shared with School faculty. Submit curriculum vitae and letter of interest online at Ask letters of reference to be sent electronically to Joanne FitzPatrick ( Direct questions to Anne Morris, Search Committee Chair, UD salaries and benefits are highly competitive.

The University and the College are committed to creating an educational community that is intellectually, ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse enriched by the contributions and full participation of persons from many different backgrounds.