This math education job resource site was developed in cooperation with the SIGMAA on RUME (The Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education).
(2015-10-7. Special thanks to Josh Hertel who has helpfully updated a number of changed links since 2012! The page wouldn't be nearly as useful without his help.)
Math Education Job Listings Web Sites
- AERA SIG/RME Position Notices - maintained by the AERA Special Interest Group on Research on Mathematics Education (look in the left-hand column for the link). Includes mostly academic, some post-doctoral, and some other listings.
- AERA Job Listings. The general job list.
- AMS Employment Information in the Mathematical Sciences. Search using Subject Area “Math Education”.
- AMTE Jobs. Maintained by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Education. Mostly academic, some post-doctoral, some other listings.
- Chronicle of Higher Education Jobs Listings (updated/changed DAILY). The listings are now free for all!
- MAA Employment Opportunities in the Mathematical Sciences. Maintained by the Mathematical Association of America.
- MathJobs.org - This database is meant to facilitate the online job application process in the mathematical community. It’s been developed in cooperation with the American Mathematical Society, sponsored by the Mathematics Department of Duke University. Mostly mathematics (some math. ed.), mostly academic, some industrial/private sector listings.
- NARST Science Education Positions. (oops, link dead as of 11-29-04; can’t find a newer one, sorry!). Run by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Mainly science education jobs.
- NCTM Jobs. Maintained by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
- HigherEdJobs.com. Free (as of 1/24/02) site with lots of higher education job listings, including some mathematics.
- Math Forum's Job Links.
- AACE Jobs Site. The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, an international, educational organization reaching 75,000 professionals in Information Technology in Education and E-Learning, has launched a new Career Center to assist job seekers and employers in these fields.
- Academic Careers Online. I got a note suggesting I add this. I don’t have any personal experience with this site… Official Description: Global academic job site to search jobs in education and academia. Find full and part-time teaching and administrative jobs at colleges, universities, and research institutes around the world. Applicants can for free search current job openings, submit their resume and receive e-mails informing them when matching job opportunities are listed.
- Best of the Web Math Employment. Unsolicited suggestion, your mileage may vary.
General Advice on the Job Search Process
- Academia Interview Preparation Resource, collected by Julia Aguirre. The unofficial collective wisdom of the EMST program at U.C. Berkeley.
- AMS Employment Services. Links to excellent advice articles. Geared towards Math Ph.D.‘s but useful in general. Note in particular Tom Rishel’s The Academic Job Search in Mathematics.
- PhDs.org Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources. Impressive array of resources and essays for Ph.Ds.
- U.C. Berkeley Ph.D. Career Center. Links to articles on CVs, teaching portfolios, job finding, interviewing, etc.
- Mary Corbin Sies’s Academic Job Resources. A Professor in American Studies offers: (1) an Academic Job Application Checklist; (2) Academic Job Interview Advice and (3) Academic Job Interview Questions.
- U.S. News College Search. No particular endorsement of their college rankings, but this search engine is very handy for finding basic information and websites of colleges, particularly if you are looking in a certain geographic area.
- LANDING AN ACADEMIC JOB: The process and the pitfalls. Fantastic article by Jonathan A. Dantzig at UIUC. His area is engineering, but the advice is very applicable to math ed, particularly applying to math departments.
- Networking on the Network Phil Agre’s interesting and forthright paper on networking. Not math ed specific, but very interesting anyway.
- The Compleat Academic : A Practical Guide for the Beginning Social Scientist, by Mark P. Zanna, John M. Darley (Editor) . Book suggested by Alan Schoenfeld.