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Job ID: 117046

Assistant Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Dec. 13, 2018
Title Assistant Professor
University University of North Texas
Denton, TX, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Methods/Data Analysis
    Psychology - Educational

The position is for an applicant with expertise in qualitative research with possible extensions in program evaluation methodology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the department and growing the graduate programs in Research Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics (doctoral) and Research and Evaluation Methodology (master’s) through research, teaching, and mentoring of students. Instructional roles include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in research methodology, including qualitative research and (if applicable) program evaluation. Traditional, online, and teaching at satellite sites may be required. The successful candidate will be expected to develop or continue an ongoing scholarship in qualitative research methodology as well as research in their area of specialization. Expected scholarship includes regular publications in quality methodology outlets, professional presentations, and submission of external grant proposals. Service on dissertation committees is expected both in the department and across the college, as well as representation of the discipline and department via committee participation and other relevant service activities.

Questions regarding the position can be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Abbas Tashakkori,, (940) 565-2162.

Review of applicants will begin November 12, 2018 and continue until the search is closed. Applicants are encouraged to continue to apply even after this initial date.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in Educational Psychology, Research Methodology, or a closely related field with strong focus on qualitative research and evaluation methodology. ABD candidates will be considered as long as the doctorate is successfully defended prior to the start date.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

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