Chapman University, Schmid College of Science and Technology

Position ID:Chapman University-Schmid College of Science and Technology-TTMATHED [#23557]
Position Title: Job Title Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Math Education
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Orange, California 92866, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Mathematics / Mathematics, Mathematics Education
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/11/17, finished 2023/08/05, listed until 2023/02/03)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Chapman University seeks applications for an Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Math Education (tenure track) in the Schmid College of Science and Technology with a joint appointment to the Attallah College of Educational Studies starting in August 2023. Chapman University is a nationally-ranked institution offering traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in the heart of Orange County, one of Southern California’s most diverse and vibrant regions. The University achieved R2 status in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, a distinction held by just 10 percent of all U.S. universities and is ranked as #121 among Best National Universities by US News and World Report (2022). Our faculty include academic leaders who excel in research, publishing and world-class teaching in our 11 schools and colleges, including Attallah College of Educational Studies. Dedicated to forward-looking, personalized education, we create an environment for unlimited achievement by both our students and faculty. More information about Chapman University is available at
Schmid College of Science and Technology (SCST) embodies Chapman’s mission of providing students with personalized educational experiences by fostering an outstanding community of teacher-scholars across a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Schmid College has a new 140,000 sq ft home, the Keck Center for Science and Engineering, alongside the newly founded Dale E. and Sarah Ann Fowler School of Engineering. More information about the Schmid College of Science and Technology is available at
The Donna Ford Attallah College of Educational Studies, whose educator preparation programs are accredited nationally by CAEP, state accredited by CCTC, and regionally accredited by WASC, offers undergraduate and graduate (master’s, specialist, PhD) programs in integrated educational studies, leadership, teacher education, disability studies, school counseling, and school psychology. Attallah College is deeply committed to excellence in scholarship and teaching, providing students with personalized and rigorous educational experiences involving mentoring and collaborative research. More information on our programs is available at 

The Teacher Education program includes integrated pathways at the undergraduate to graduate level including a MA in Curriculum and Instruction specifically designed for students to obtain their bachelor's degree, master's degree, and California dual teaching credentials (general education and special education) in five years of full-time study. The Master of Arts in Teaching: Multiple Subject and Secondary Education (MAT) programs allow the candidate to obtain both the general education credential and the master’s degree through an integrated program of coursework, fieldwork, and student research. The MA Special Education program allows the candidate to obtain either the mild/moderate or extensive support needs Education Specialist credential plus the master’s degree. Both the MAT and MA Special Education program include integrated (undergraduate to graduate) pathways that reduce the candidate’s time and cost in the graduate program. More information on our educator preparation programs can be found at The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. More information on diversity and inclusion at Chapman University is available at 

Required Qualifications:
•An earned doctorate by start of employment in Mathematics or related field from an accredited  institution is required.
•Minimum of 3 years’ teaching experience in diverse grades K-12 school settings.
•Current valid or eligible to receive state teaching credential/certificate or NBCT .
•Current knowledge of the adopted California P-12 content standards, frameworks and accountability systems.  
•Demonstrated ability to build beneficial and productive working relationships within the university and  public education communities.
•Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in education and must be willing to contribute to the University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion plan. 

Desirable Qualifications: 
 •Evidence of effective teaching in higher education at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
 •Active involvement in professional organizations.
 •Ability to design and implement program and course assessment tools.
 •Demonstrated commitment to collaborative research.
 •Experience seeking grants and managing sponsored projects.
 •Experience using technology to enhance educational environments.
 •Experience serving and/or teaching in underserved communities.
 •Experience with development and implementation of innovative teaching practices.
 •Experience with development and implementation of educational programs in collaboration with local communities, K-12 schools, and/or community colleges.
 •Expertise and facility with technology, including remote instruction.
 •Experience serving and/or teaching in underserved communities.
 •Experience in second language acquisition.
 •Familiarity with state and national standards for the profession and integration of teacher performance standards into teacher preparation curricula.
 •Strong interpersonal communication skills.

The successful candidate will teach, advise, and mentor students in our undergraduate and graduate mathematics programs, and in the teacher preparation programs that prepare students to effectively serve as educators collaborating with individuals, families, communities, schools, and organizations toward an inclusive, equitable, and just world. Significant scholarship and the ability to seek grants and manage sponsored projects is an expectation of the position. This is a full-time, tenure track position that requires work to be performed in the State of California and has in-person teaching responsibilities and required on-campus availability at Chapman’s Orange campus. 

Responsibilities include:
 •Teach Mathematics and Math Education/Pedagogy courses. Current course descriptions are available   at
 •Actively contribute as an integral member of Schmid College of Science and Technology, and the  Teacher Education programs in the Attallah College of Educational Studies in the ongoing  development,  implementation, and assessment of our academic and degree programs.
 •Provide academic advising and professional mentorship to students and teacher candidates, including  participation in the recruitment and admission of candidates to the programs.
 •Perform service to the unit, college, university, profession, and wider community as expected of a  tenure track faculty member.
 •Assist in the innovative curriculum design, evolving Teacher Performance Assessments, increasing  numbers of second language learners and students with special needs in general education  classrooms, and the continued infusion of technology in classroom teaching.
 •Seek, obtain, and manage external funding to support research efforts in mathematics pedagogy.

Contact Information: 
Qualified candidates should submit the following electronically via c/o:

•Chapman University faculty employment application. Download a copy of the Chapman Faculty Application for Employment here.
•Cover letter detailing qualifications related to the position description
•Curriculum Vitae 
•Evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., course evaluations, commendations, awards, syllabi, presentations, letters of recommendation, etc.)
•Research Statement 
•Contact information for three professional references to: 

 Trish Sugita, Peter Jipsen Search Committee Co-Chairs
 c/o: Chloe Melanson, Search Coordinator,
 Schmid College of Science and Technology 
 Chapman University

Please use “Math/Math-Ed Faculty Position” as the email subject line. Direct inquiries to Chloe Melanson, Search Coordinator, at

Application review will begin December 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. This position is subject to final budget approval. Benefits start the first day of the month following the start of employment. The salary range for this Assistant Professor position is $82,000-$92,000.

Chapman University is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community. The University is dedicated to enhancing diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruitment and employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The University is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. 

Chapman University, One University Drive, Orange, CA 92866 Human Resources Department

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
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One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866