Essential Functions: This position is in Educational Evaluation and Research Program (EER), a program area in the Division of Theoretical & Behavioral Foundations in the College of Education (http://coe.wayne.edu/tbf/eer/index.php). EER offers the Master of Education (M.Ed.), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees for building careers and leadership positions in educational statistics, research, measurement, and evaluation for students who have training and experience in substantive disciplines in either education or non-education fields.
The successful candidate should have demonstrated evidence of a productive research program as indicated by (a) highly cited peer-reviewed publications, (b) external funding, (c) superior expertise in teaching education students pursuing an advanced graduate methodology degree as well as students representing all majors offered in the College of Education who require quantitative coursework, (d) success in supervising EER graduate students' methodology theses/dissertations, and (e) capability of providing methodological consultation to other faculty members in the College of Education.
The successful candidate for this open-rank position must be able to teach intermediate statistics (e.g., ANOVA/ANCOVA, Mulitvariate, Structural Equations) with related software (e.g., SPSS/Amos, and either R or Python), and have advanced expertise in at least one of the following areas with related software: (1) Psychometrics/Measurement, (2) Data Science (e.g., big data, machine learning), (3) Quantitative Program Evaluation, and/or (4) Research and Experimental Design. The ability to teach qualitative methods may be an added strength.
Qualifications: We seek to hire an exceptional (or highly promising) quantitative methodologist who can communicate the technical aspects of disciplined inquiry to graduate students pursuing advanced research degrees in Education
The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in educational statistics, educational measurement, educational research, or a closely related discipline in the social and behavioral sciences.
Associate Professor level, the successful candidate must have earned the doctorate by August 2020.
Internal Number: 76_207431
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