Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Quantitative Methods

Newark, DE
Jun 16, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Education & Human Development: School of Education
Location: Newark, DE

College of Education and Human Development

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Quantitative Methods

Position. A tenure-track assistant or associate professor position is available starting September 1, 2018.

The College of Education and Human Development at the University of Delaware seeks applications from experienced researchers with strong quantitative skills in advanced statistical analyses (e.g., HLM, SEM, value-added analyses, longitudinal and panel data analyses). This will be a tenure-track assistant or associate professor, fiscal-year faculty position, with specialization in Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics within the School of Education, and with joint appointment in the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP).

Qualifications. A Ph.D. in education, human development, applied statistics, economics, prevention sciences, or a related field with extensive training in quantitative methods is required. Applicants must have experience with planning and carrying out research and evaluation studies of programs and policies. Successful applicants will demonstrate success or strong potential in attracting external funding for their research and in working as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Teaching experience at the university level is desirable. We especially encourage scholars from underrepresented groups to apply.

Responsibilities. Position responsibilities include: developing and conducting externally funded multidisciplinary research and evaluation projects in collaboration with CRESP researchers and other faculty in the College on topics of national importance; teaching; and advisement of doctoral students. Salary and benefits highly competitive. This is a 9-month academic appointment with additional summer salary provided by CRESP.

College. The College of Education and Human Development includes faculty in Education, Human Development and Family Studies, and seven R&D and service-oriented centers. The School of Education is recognized for its excellence, ranking 35th nationally. The successful applicant will join this productive faculty. Faculty members have received external grants from the National Science Foundation, the Institute of Education Sciences, the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, state agencies, and private foundations.

The University of Delaware strongly believes that our future success is firmly predicated on our steadfast commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Diversity is a core value and guiding principle for our School's educational mission to prepare future scholars, educators, and educational leaders to educate and lead in increasingly diverse schools and communities. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership in research, inclusive teaching, or public engagement toward promoting diversity and equal opportunities.

Applications. Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2017,and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a research statement, and information for three references. The CV, application letter, and research statement will be shared with departmental faculty. Candidates will be notified before references are contacted. For inquiries, contact: Dr. Henry May, Search Committee Chair, 302-831-2928 (hmay@udel.edu).

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