Visiting Professor of the Practice of Program Evaluation
The University of Denver's Morgridge College of Education (MCE) invites applications for a one-year, nine-month Visiting Professor of Practice of Program Evaluation in the Research Methods and Statistics (RMS) program. This is a benefited, full-time, one-year visiting appointment for the 2017-18 academic year. The RMS program offers a masters and doctoral degree and is one of several academic programs in the Morgridge College of Education (MCE) that currently enrolls about 800 students in its 24 degree (MA/MLIS, EdS, and PhD), licensure, and certificate programs. More than 9,000 MCE graduates live throughout the U.S. and the world. The MCE is located in Katherine A. Ruffatto Hall, a 65,000 square foot complex built in 2010 providing a flexible, innovative, and multidisciplinary learning environment. The facility allows for ongoing dialogue with community, national, and global partners as we enter a transformational era in education. The facility features state-of-the-art technology including interactive white boards and flat-panel displays throughout, two TelePresence videoconferencing systems, and a Voice-over Internet Protocol (VOIP) integrated communications system.
The successful candidate will play a strong role in teaching, and service. Specific responsibilities include: teaching graduate courses such as program evaluation theory, program evaluation practice, and community-based research, as well as applied statistics and quantitative research methods courses in a learner-centered program. As a full-time RMS faculty member, the Visiting Professor of Practice of Program Evaluation will participate in all faculty activities such as advising students, participating in admissions activities, and attending department meetings.
- Earned doctorate in research methods, program evaluation, or a related field, or will have completed such a degree by the September 1, 2017 start date.
- An articulated teaching agenda with a focus on program evaluation and mixed methods.
- Relevant research/teaching expertise in one or more of the other MCE departments: Counseling Psychology, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Higher Education, and Teaching and Learning Sciences.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Demonstrated commitment to or experience working with diverse populations.
- Evidence of an excellent academic record of teaching graduate level program evaluation and mixed methods courses.
- Publication in appropriate journals.
- Experience developing community partnerships.
- Evidence of advising and mentoring graduate students
This faculty appointment will commence on September 1, 2017. Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Please include the following documents with your application:
- Cover letter outlining your fit with the position including teaching and scholarship interests
- Curriculum Vitae
- 1-2 page teaching philosophy document, also including your leadership philosophy for a training director of a master's program
- 1-2 page research statement document
- At least three recommenders should email letters of reference of behalf of the candidate with "RMS Search Position #48251" as the email subject; letters of reference should only be submitted for completed online applications.
PLEASE NOTE: The online application system is limited to uploading 5 files total. Please combine content (clearly labeled) if necessary to upload all required content.