Employment Opportunities

Student

The department often has job opportunities for students to work as lab assistants, graders, administrative assistants, and supplemental instruction leaders. When available, student employment jobs will be posted on the Career Services website in The Wright Search. Follow the instructions in the posting to submit your application.

Professorial Rank Faculty

Faculty Position: Assistant Professor in Mathematics Education

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wright State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in mathematics education at the rank of assistant professor starting Fall 2014. This is part of the Cluster Hire in Science and Mathematics Education in the College of Science and Mathematics, in an effort to build a critical mass of expertise in innovative STEM education and pedagogical best practices for K-16, to support a strong science and mathematics teacher education program, and to facilitate a multi-departmental effort to transform entry-level gateway courses in STEM undergraduate programs (http://www.wright.edu/cluster).

We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Mathematics or a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education with a master’s degree in mathematics or the equivalent; candidates who anticipate completion of all Ph.D. requirements by August 1, 2014 will be considered. Preferred qualifications include experience in discipline-based education research, teacher preparation, curriculum reform/development, assessment and K-16 education.

Successful candidates will support college-wide curriculum transformations in the first-year gateway courses in mathematics along with courses for math education majors. There is a possibility of a joint appointment in Teacher Education, depending on expertise and preference. Scholarship expectations are stated in the departmental bylaws, which can be viewed on the department’s website, http://science-math.wright.edu/math-statistics/about/bylaws.

Currently the department has three tenured mathematics education faculty, and two mathematics educators in Teacher Education hold joint appointment in the department. New hires will benefit from our Center for Teaching and Learning, our Center for Science and Mathematics Education, our extensive professional development programs for in-service mathematics and science teachers at the middle- and high-school level, and our association with the Dayton Regional STEM school, educating grades 6-12 in an innovative interdisciplinary, team-based paradigm.

To apply, submit a cover letter, vita, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and graduate transcripts at http://jobs.wright.edu/postings/7148, AND arrange to have at least three letters of reference mailed directly to Math Education Search, Department of Math & Stat, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435. Review of applications will begin on 1/2/2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. WSU is part of the LEADER Consortium and recipient of NSF ADVANCE award since 2008 (www.wright.edu/leader).

Non-Professorial Rank Faculty

Faculty Position: Instructor in Math, Statistics, or Math Education

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wright State University invites applications for an instructor position to begin on August 1, 2014. This is a three-year, non-tenure-track, full-time position with possible renewal up to a maximum of six years subject to needs, funding, and performance. A master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, or math education is required. Preferred qualifications include extensive teaching experience at the college level, excellent and versatile ability to teach most entry-level courses in math, statistics, and math education, and strong scholarly interests in best practices of teaching and learning of mathematics.

Currently the College of Science and Mathematics is conducting a Faculty Cluster Hire in Science and Mathematics Education, in an effort to build a critical mass of expertise in innovative STEM education and pedagogical best practices for K-16. These new hires will support a strong science and mathematics teacher education program, and facilitate a multi-departmental effort to transform entry-level gateway courses in STEM undergraduate programs (http://www.wright.edu/cluster). This presents ample professional opportunities and support for candidates who are interested in pursuing a college teaching career.

The primary duties of the position include: teaching twelve credit hours per semester, providing service to the department and university by coordinating courses, participating in curricular/instructional activities, and serving on committees. For more information about the department, visit our website at www.math.wright.edu.

To apply, submit a cover letter, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts at http://jobs.wright.edu/postings/7349, AND arrange to have at least three letters of reference either mailed directly to Math Instructor Search, Department of Math & Statistics 120 MM, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435 or emailed to christine.krebs@wright.edu with the subject line: “Math Instructor Search – Recommendation Letter”.  Review of applications will begin on 2/28/2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. WSU is part of the LEADER Consortium and recipient of NSF ADVANCE award since 2008 (www.wright.edu/leader).

Administrative/Other

There are no adminstrative/other positions available at this time.