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Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati seeks an Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction. This position requires teaching, research, and service in upper-elementary or middle childhood mathematics education, and in preparing teachers for diverse classrooms. The position will support UC School of Education diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice goals.  Candidates with experience and research in support of Latinx students and the Latinx community are strongly encouraged to apply. The position’s start date will be August 15, 2022.

Essential Functions

  • Teaching mathematics methods courses for prospective early and middle childhood teachers (grades 4 to 9).
  • Teaching graduate level mathematics education courses.
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to teaching in diverse classrooms.
  • Masters and doctoral student advising.
  • Engagement in scholarship and service focused on supporting Latinx students in educational settings.

Minimum Requirements

An earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, Math Education, or a related field; three years of experience or teaching license in elementary or middle mathematics education; at least one year of teaching experience in higher education; at least two examples of scholarly research or evidence of service activities supporting Latinx students in educational settings.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Preference will be given to applicants with at least three examples of scholarship, teaching, or service activities that represent a commitment to urban teaching and research interests in equitable math education, urban education, socially just education, critical pedagogy, Latinx education, or similar area. At least three years of experience working with prospective and/or practicing elementary school teachers and at least three years of 4-9 teaching experience in US public schools is highly desirable. Preference also will be given to candidates fluent in both English and Spanish. The University of Cincinnati values a diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Applicants should submit a cover letter addressing the applicant's qualifications, teaching philosophy, scholarly activity, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately and the position will remain open until filled.


Inquiries should be addressed to:

Susan Gregson, Ph.D., Chair       


Curriculum and Instruction Search Committee

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 72723


Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction

Date:  Nov 10, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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