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Assistant Professor of Teaching in Mathematics Education

Cape Breton University

The Department of Education at Cape Breton University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Teaching in Mathematics Education. The appointment will be effective November 1, 2022, or as negotiated with the successful candidate.

We are seeking a faculty colleague to teach courses leading to Bachelor of Education degrees in Secondary and Elementary Education. The ability to teach mathematics methodology courses at the pre-service teacher and at the graduate level is also required. The field of Math Education is crucial to developing students’ sense of curiosity and innovation. The world of mathematics education is ever-changing, and students require instruction that will provide the skills and knowledge needed to solve the problems of the future. The Assistant Professor of Teaching in Mathematics Education will design and deliver forward thinking programming with an inquiry-based approach. Strong pedagogy in universal design for learning (UDL), culturally responsive teaching (CRT), and authentic assessment in STEM Education are required for this position.

The successful applicant may have a Masters’ degree in a related discipline and a related PhD (those currently enrolled in a PhD or doctoral program will be considered) or a Master’s degree in a related discipline with a willingness to complete a related doctoral degree.

The Assistant Professor of Teaching in Mathematics Education is expected to develop and teach in-person undergraduate and/or graduate courses in Mathematics Education. Teaching is assigned in accordance with the collective agreement. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a robust research program and assume educational leadership responsibilities, such as curriculum development, evaluation, innovation, course coordination, graduate teaching assistant supervision, and other leadership roles.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

Applications must be received by September 15, 2022. For more information and to apply, please visit

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. .