Apply now Position Number: 998482
Work Type: Faculty
Location: Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Category: Full-time
Home Org/Dept: Teaching, Learning, & Curr Studies - Kent Campus [100819]

Job Title:

 Faculty Tenure Track-9 Mo

Physical Location:

Kent Campus - Kent, OH



Basic Function:

Opportunity for Tenure Track 9-mo faculty, Assistant/Associate Professor position in Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies.

Additional Basic Function – if applicable:



Examples of Duties:

Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following: 

The successful candidate will work with faculty in the Kent State mathematics education group (http://www.kent.edu/mathed) as well as the program areas of Early Childhood Education (grades preK – 5) and Curriculum & Instruction. Additionally, the successful candidate will:

  • Have an active research agenda and demonstrated potential for research productivity (i.e., peer-reviewed publications, national conference presentations);
  • Seek extramural funding;
  • Teach undergraduate methods courses focusing on elementary mathematics education and graduate level courses in Mathematics Education and/or Curriculum & Instruction;
  • Advise Masters and Doctoral students in the mathematics education program;
  • Participate in program, school, college, and university committees;
  • Develop/maintain partnerships with local school districts.


Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:


Minimum Qualifications:


Doctoral degree in mathematics education or a closely related field; three years teaching experience (preferably at the elementary level); demonstrated potential for research productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations; demonstrated potential for success in college teaching and contributing to academic program development at the undergraduate and graduate levels; demonstrated ability to work in partnerships with schools; and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:



Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments 

Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:

Light work-Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.

Special Instructions Summary:

Application & Appointment Dates: Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will begin in August 2023.

Application:  Please apply at https://jobs.kent.edu. Please include a detailed letter of qualifications, curriculum vitae, and letters from at least three (3) references. For more information, contact Dr. Karl W. Kosko at kkosko1@kent.edu. For more information about our college, visit https://www.kent.edu/ehhs.

Additional Information:

Kent State University (http://www.kent.edu/) is located in Northeast Ohio, a geographic area rich in institutional diversity.  Kent, Ohio (http://kentohio.org/) is a mid-sized community on the Cuyahoga River, approximately 10 miles from Akron, 35 miles from Cleveland, and 15 miles from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.  With more than 35,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and off-campus programs, the university is one of 91 public doctoral universities and one of only five universities in Ohio awarded R1 status for highest research activity from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Additionally, Kent State is the highest-ranking public university in Northern Ohio on the Top Public Schools, and Best National Universities lists by U.S. News & World Report. For the 10th time, Kent State University is recognized as a "Great Colleges to Work For” according to the Great Colleges to Work program.  Additionally, the teacher education programs at Kent State have a strong commitment to social justice.

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

For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.


Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco is not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free<http://www.kent.edu/smoke-free>.


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities. 


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