Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor of Math Education
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The Hampton University School of Science, Department of Mathematics invites nominations and applications for full-time faculty positions. Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically Black university located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton, Virginia.  It is a privately endowed, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher learning with approval by the Commission on Colleges Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

The Department of Mathematics offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and the Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics. The mission of the Department of Mathematics is to teach, challenge, and encourage our students to think both deeply and broadly; To enable our students to develop a mastery of reasoning and analytic processes, problem-solving, and critical thinking and become lifelong learners; To prepare our majors for a career in private industry, government-industry, and graduate studies; To provide our majors with opportunities for advanced study and research in mathematics and related fields, and applications of mathematical methods to real-world problems; To prepare secondary school teachers with a strong mathematics foundation and a mastery of effective teaching strategies; To create an environment for our faculty to grow, deliver state-of-the-art instruction, and conduct world-class research.  

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include teaching, research, external funding, publications, creative and scholarly activities, and community service. Faculty will be expected to teach lecture and research courses as assigned. Additionally, faculty must prepare and maintain current course syllabi and outlines; develop course expectations; sustain expertise in specialty areas in teaching, research, and professional development; advise and register assigned students; participate in recruitment and retention activities; keep accurate academic/student records. Faculty members are expected to conduct and utilize research to integrate and discover knowledge. They are also expected to represent the University, the School of Science, and the Department of Mathematics when participating in professional organizations, meetings and conferences, and community activities. The annual contract covers nine months, with the summer months off for professional or personal development.


The successful candidates will hold an earned Doctorate in Mathematics Education at the time of the appointment. While preference will be given to candidates with research expertise in either mathematics teaching and learning at the elementary, secondary, or undergraduate level or K-12 professional development in mathematics, candidates with expertise in other areas of mathematics education are encouraged to apply.  In addition, the successful candidates will engage undergraduate and graduate students and build an exemplary research and publication program and source for external funding. The candidates prepared to engage in cross-disciplinary research and teaching are especially welcomed. African-Americans, Women, and Underrepresented Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to Dr. Arun K Verma, Chairperson, Department of Mathematics, at arun.verma@hamptonu.edu, or mailed to the following address:


Dr. Arun K Verma

Chair, Department of Mathematics

Wilma H Horne Science & Technology Hall, Rm# 318

609 Norma B. Harvey Road

Hampton University

Hampton, VA  23668


*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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