Employment - Assistant Professor of Teaching in Mathematics Education

Assistant Professor of Teaching in Mathematics Education

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Permanent


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 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.


Required Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in, and knowledge of, education for sustainability, and Indigenous pedagogical approaches will be considered an asset.

How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Breton University
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
September 15th 2022
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Fluent (CLB 10-12)
Posted on
August 3rd 2022
September 2nd 2022