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Assistant Professor, Middle Grades/Secondary Education (Mathematics Emphasis) REVISED

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Position Title Assistant Professor, Middle Grades/Secondary Education (Mathematics Emphasis) REVISED
Division College of Education
Department Teacher Education
Vacancy Number F19-001
Work Location Macon
Hours per week
Scheduled Hours

The Tift College of Education at Mercer University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Middle Grades/Secondary Education (Mathematics Emphasis), a nine-month, tenure-track position to begin by August 2018. The home site for this position will be Mercer University’s residential campus located in historic Macon, GA. Primary responsibilities will be: teach undergraduate and graduate classes; advise and encourage students to develop the professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions of a Transforming Educator; engage in scholarly research; guide student research; potentially serve on doctoral committees; participate in collaborative partnerships with public schools; contribute to effective collaboration with faculty, students, and staff; and participate on committees as assigned. Opportunities for collaboration with several colleges and schools on the Macon residential campus (including the College of Liberal Arts, the School of Engineering, and the Medical School) and with international partners via the Mercer on Mission study abroad/service-learning program are available and encouraged.


An earned doctorate in Education with an emphasis on Middle Grades/Secondary mathematics from an accredited university/college completed or ABD by July 2018 and at least three years of successful middle grades/secondary teaching experience are required. ABD candidates will be considered at the rank of Instructor until all PhD requirements have been met. Applicants must have evidence of successful teaching and have effective communication, interpersonal, and technology skills. The ability to conduct research and publish results of scholarly activities is also required.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess the following: excellent written and oral communication skills; an understanding of technology for synchronous and asynchronous online instruction; a strong record of scholarly productivity; evidence of professional service to the field; and experiences with diverse school populations.

Interested applicants will need to complete the online application and attach a current CV, a letter of application, a teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information of three professional references. The successful candidate must submit official transcripts prior to employment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Jeff Hall at or (678) 547-6520.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? Yes
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? No
Job Category Faculty
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis Monthly
Internal posting only? No
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. References
Optional Documents