Assoc/Full Professor of Educational Research - Social Research Methodologies, ESPRMC

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810981

Position Summary: Responsibilities: Teach courses in educational research Participate in program initiatives, faculty decisions, and advising Develop a center for Applied Statistics & Evaluation Establish an independent research program leading to publication Serve on dissertation committees Seek significant external funding

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama College of Education Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling Program in Educational Research Position: Associate/Full Professor in Educational Research (Tenure Track) The Educational Research program at the University of Alabama, College of Education seeks an associate or full level professor in Social Research Methodologies, broadly defined. Applicants should either be a research methodologist with a substantive focus within social research or a developmental researcher/theorist with a specific methodological specialization. The primary focus of this position is to lead the creation of a newly named Center for Applied Statistics and Evaluation. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in a relevant field (e.g. Quantitative Research Methods, Education, Psychology, Biostatistics) Evidence of expertise and research productivity in one of the following areas in the context of the social sciences: latent variable models; survival and event history analysis; multivariate, multi-faceted developmental processes; longitudinal modeling of large national databases; Bayesian statistics; data mining. Interest in educational applications broadly defined Ability to work with students and faculty in a variety of disciplines Strong writing and communication skills Commitment to working with diverse populations Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated general knowledge and experience in teaching Educational Research, Applied Statistics, & Developmental Social Research Evidence of participation in national professional organizations Familiarity or expertise in the characterization and parameterization of both observed and unobserved population heterogeneity in cross-sectional and longitudinal settings using finite mixture models Responsibilities: Teach courses in educational research Participate in program initiatives, faculty decisions, and advising Develop a Center for Applied Statistics & Evaluation Establish an independent research program leading to publication Serve on dissertation committees Seek significant external funding Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu. and through contacting Dr. Sara Tomek at stomek@ua.edu, search committee chair. Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience Starting Date: August 16, 2018 Benefits: * Health and Life Insurance * TIAA-CREF Available * Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama * Summer employment available on an as needed basis * International Teaching Opportunities Possible Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu . A letter of application, unofficial transcript of all graduate level coursework, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Special Instructions: Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three (3) to five (5) references should be included with your vita or cover letter. Attach as two (2) separate "Other Documents": 1. Document Number 1 - Up to three samples of professional writings as "Other Document" 2. Document Number 2 - Unofficial transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework as "Other Document" (Document number 1 and 2 must be attached separately as "Other Document" for application process to be complete.)

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