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Institutions or individuals who are current members of TODOS may request to place a job announcement on the TODOS website.  The request must be related to the mission and goals of TODOS.  The current member's name must be included with the request.  Upon approval, announcements will remain for three months unless an announcement deadline is given.  The announcements do not constitute an endorsement by TODOS.  

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Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education, University of San Diego

Title:  Executive Director

Location:  San Diego, CA


The School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) seeks an entrepreneurial leader to direct its renowned Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education (JI). SOLES houses nationally accredited academic programs, institutes, and centers. Its vision is to be a vibrant and diverse community for innovation, cultivating academic excellence, and developing socially responsible global learners. The School’s academic departments offer 10 degree programs to over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It has 12 centers and institutes that connect students and faculty across departmental, school, and university boundaries.

The Jacobs Institute for Innovation in Education (JI) is dedicated to leveraging educational innovation and technology to redesign learning and close opportunity gaps in a changing world. JI seeks an Executive Director (ED) who is an innovative and nationally recognized leader in the field of educational innovation, technology and equity. The ED will be the external face of JI, creating and strengthening partnerships with leaders in local, regional, and national educational innovation and technology communities, as well as with school districts, nonprofit organizations, business and industry, and policy makers. The ED should have a strong record of success in seeking and receiving government and foundation grants, a proven ability to secure contracts with public and private entities, and demonstrated success in securing philanthropic funding from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

The internal facing duties of the ED include leading a team of research associates, leadership and professional learning specialists, and administrative staff; ensuring successful delivery of high quality research and professional learning; interfacing with faculty and administrators from across SOLES and the university; and designing and leading initiatives that align with the strategic priorities of the institute, SOLES, and USD. The ED will oversee JI’s budget and ensure long-term financial sustainability. The ED reports directly to the Dean of SOLES.



This is a full-time, temporary, benefit-based position with an anticipated end date of August 1, 2019.  The assignment is renewable on a year-to-year basis at the discretion of the University and dependent upon continued funding of center projects.

 Minimum Qualifications:

• Master’s degree required, doctoral degree strongly preferred.

• Demonstrated strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

• Demonstrated track record of funding and stewarding education and/or innovation programs through large-scale grants from national foundations, government grants, and individuals.

• Demonstrated success in leading local and national educational innovation and technology initiatives.

• Broad awareness of the issues and challenges confronting K-12 education and experience with the challenges of introducing educational innovation and technology practices.

• Demonstrated success in cultivating business relationships, educational partnerships, and executing contracts with schools and school systems.

• Active engagement with networks in the educational innovation and technology sector, including relationships with thought leaders, foundation heads, policy makers, and/or key researchers.

• Excellent leadership, management, interpersonal, and communication skills.

• Broad awareness of the issues and challenges confronting K-12 education, particularly related to educational inequities, and experience with the challenges of introducing educational technologies and innovative educational practices.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences, including practitioners, academics, researchers, funders, policy makers, and thought leaders.

• Experience in managing and developing staff.

• Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

 Anticipated Start Date

The Executive Director will be expected to take on full-time responsibilities for leadership of the Jacobs Institute by August 1, 2018. Appointment is renewable at the discretion of the University and dependent upon continued funding of center projects.


Qualified candidates should submit and CV through Review of applications will begin June 30, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Electronic inquiries may be addressed to:


Dean, School of Leadership and Education Sciences

[email protected]


University of Wyoming

Title:  Assistant Professor - School of Teacher Education - Job ID 9217

Location:  Laramie, Wyoming


The University of Wyoming School of Teacher Education invites applications from dynamic, qualified candidates with a strong background in mathematics and science education for a position as an Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will teach 5 courses per academic year in undergraduate/graduate initial teacher licensure programs, as well as highly respected Ph.D. programs in Mathematics and Science Education. In addition, the candidate will be expected to produce high-quality scholarship and engage in service to the school, university, and professional community.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications

An earned doctorate with an emphasis in mathematics education, or a closely-related discipline. Minimum of 3 years of K-6 teaching experience. Demonstration of or potential for excellence in teaching, supervision and mentoring students.  Demonstration of or potential for research, scholarship, and competitive extramural funding.

Desired Qualifications

Strong background in science education. Experience collaborating with education stakeholders in both P-12 and university settings. Experience working with diverse students and faculty. Experience or interest in distance education.


Required Materials

Complete on-line application and upload the following as one document: a cover letter that states both your interest in the position and your teaching philosophy; a description of your research agenda and a copy of a recent publication, if available; your CV; unofficial transcripts; and contact information for three work-related references.

The University of Wyoming is located in Laramie, a town of 30,000 in the heart of the Rocky Mountain West. Laramie offers both outstanding recreational opportunities and close proximity to Colorado’s Front Range, a bustling group of metropolitan cities including Denver, Boulder, and Fort Collins. This beautiful mountain landscape offers outdoor enjoyment in all seasons, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. For more information about the region, please visit

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University of Houston

Title:  Associate Professor in Mathematics Education

Location:  Houston, TX


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction (CUIN) at the University of Houston (UH) seeks scholars and seasoned professionals for a faculty appointment at the academic rank of Associate Professor to serve our Urban Education teacher preparation, Master’s, and doctoral programs.

 The University of Houston is the second most ethnically diverse major Tier-I research university in the country and is designated as a Hispanic serving and Asian serving institution. Houston is the fourth largest and one of the most diverse cities in the country with a large international population. The College of Education at UH has long-standing partnerships with multiple school districts to share research and prepare highly effective teachers and educators to serve urban communities.

 The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in multiple areas of specialization. Our programs have a special focus on student success, social justice, diversity, and community engagement. We welcome candidates whose experience in research, teaching, and service demonstrate our commitment to diversity, excellence, and interdisciplinary collaboration. 

 Primary research responsibilities include an active research program in mathematics education, seeking and acquiring external federal funding, publishing scholarly work in high-impact venues, and disseminating work to national and international audiences. Primary teaching responsibilities will include expert teaching through face-to-face, online or hybrid delivery of mathematics education courses in the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs. A successful candidate will also participate in course and program development, supervision of graduate student research and teaching assistants, community outreach activities, and service to the department, college, university, and profession.


This is a nine-month appointment. Review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 13, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and will include benefits.

Please contact Dr. Carrie Cutler (Email: [email protected]), Search Committee Chair, should you have any follow-up questions.

To apply, the following materials should be uploaded:

  1. A cover letter describing your (a) qualifications and interest in the position, (b) evidence of scholarly impact, and (c) history of external peer-reviewed funding
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Statement
  5. Contact information for at least 3 references

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


Pennsylvania State University

Title:  Assistant/Associate Professor of Education (Mathematics Education with a Focus on Learning/Learning Sciences)

Location: University Park, PA


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at Penn State University seeks a tenure-track faculty member in mathematics education at the assistant or associate professor level who has a research focus on the learning of mathematics at the secondary or early college level.  This position will support the College of Education's initiative in strengthening its commitment to the learning sciences and the study of learning.  The College seeks to hire a cluster of at least four, tenure-line faculty during 2017-2018 to build upon its existing scholarly and programmatic strengths. 

In particular, the College will hire new faculty to strengthen the study of learning and to build bridges among four existing areas of graduate education and faculty scholarship:  educational psychology; learning, design, and technology; mathematics education; and science education.  The long-range goal is to strengthen Penn State's leadership in learning sciences research and development, enhancing existing foci:  on learning in the disciplines (beginning with learning in areas of mathematics and science); on the design of learning environments; on design-based research, intervention research; and on other studies of learners and learning.  




Applicants must submit: (1) a letter of application explaining qualifications for the position, including an articulation of research trajectory; (2) a current curriculum vitae along with the name, email address, and telephone number of each of three academic references; and (3) up to three representative writing samples such as published or in-review scholarly articles or papers presented at professional conferences. Copies of transcripts will be requested as needed. 

Applications received by November 30, 2017, are assured full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Electronic submission of all materials is required. Penn State’s online submission system (EJMS) allows an applicant to upload no more than four files total; multiple items may be combined into a single file (e.g., multiple articles in one PDF) if necessary. The EJMS submission system can be found at:

This job announcement is also available in alternate format. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce. 

Please contact search committee chair Dr. M. Kathleen Heid ([email protected]) with any questions.

Knowles Teacher Initiative

Title:  Program Officer, Teacher Development

Location: Moorestown, NJ


Knowles Teacher Initiative--a private, operating foundation, established in 1999 and funded by an endowment from C. Harry and Janet H. Knowles--is seeking two Program officers for Teacher Development to work as part of a team developing, implementing, and refining the Knowles Teaching Fellow Program.  The Teaching Fellow Program offers support and professional development for 165 promising new high school science and math teachers for five years.  Knowles seeks to strengthen the teaching profession and increase the US education system's capacity to continually improve science and math education by creating a networked community of teachers who mentor and sustain new teachers who lead from the classroom.  Furthermore, Knowles seeks to understand and provide the kinds of sustained support, professional development, and learning opportunities these promising individuals need to reach their potential as teachers and leaders.  For more information about Knowles Teacher Initiative programs and this position visit



Program Officer for Teacher Development positions are full-time, on-site in NJ (right outside Philadelphia) and will report to a Senior Program Officer, Teacher Development. The ability to work some weekends and travel (10-15%) is required. Salary is based on education and experience and is competitive with university academic and K–12 administrative positions. Knowles Teacher Initiative offers a full, generous benefits package including a relocation package if needed. Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and a resume or CV to [email protected] or 856-608-0008 (fax).


Texas State University

Title:  Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Elementary Math Education

Location: San Marcos, TX


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas State University, a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), invites applications for two tenured/tenure-track positions in PK-8 mathematics education at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.  We seek candidates who share our commitment to educational equity, to social justice, and to the recruitment and high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systemically marginalized communities.  We are especially interested in applicants whose scholarly interests and work include attention to the concerns of race, ethnicity, multilingualism, immigrant, social class, gender, and diversity, broadly defined.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate elementary mathematics education courses, developing and publishing research in a sustained line of inquiry, collaboratively monitoring and refining degree programs, supporting student recruitment efforts, and providing service to the program, department, university, and profession.  Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.  Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.  

The position will begin in Fall 2018.  


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