Boston University — Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, Wheelock School of Education & Human Development

The Wheelock College of Education & Human Development at Boston University invites applications for a full-time, tenured Associate Professor of Mathematics Education within our Teaching & Learning department. We strongly believe that the cultural and social diversity of faculty, staff, and students is important to maintaining superior research and academic programs and building strong community. As such, we are seeking a faculty member who shares BU Wheelock’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion; the advancement of research; and the preparation of high quality mathematics educators.

BU Wheelock is seeking an individual who has an established research program and a history of obtaining external funding in mathematics education and related fields. We seek candidates whose work combine rigorous quantitative or mixed methods approaches with strong theoretical frameworks, and whose research influences the national dialogue on effective and inclusive mathematics education practices and/or policies. A successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide leadership on the research and training agenda of the program, as well as serve as a mentor for doctoral students and junior faculty in the broader Department/College. Faculty are also expected to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses, advise students, and provide service to the university and profession.

The Associate Professor position begins July 1, 2020. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Leslie Dietiker, at

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Mathematics Education or related field.
  • A well-established record of published research and grant funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching mathematics in K-12.
  • Record of cross-disciplinary research and training (e.g., STEM, ELL, SPED, Educational Policy and Leadership, Educational Psychology).

As stated above, Wheelock College believes that cultural and social diversity is critical to our growth. In the statement of research, teaching, and service, please include a description of how you will support our commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

Application Materials Required:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two to Three Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
  • Statement of Research, Teaching, and Service Interests/Experiences
  • Three Reference Letters (to be submitted online by the reference writers at the above-referenced site)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.