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Job ID: 131850

Assistant Professor
University of North Texas

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2019
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

Job Summary/Basic Function:The position is for an applicant with expertise in quantitative methodology and research design. 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 may include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in research methodology, including quantitative analysis and research design/methods. Traditional, online, and teaching at satellite sites may be required. The successful candidate will be expected to develop or continue an ongoing scholarship agenda in quantitative methodology. Expected scholarship includes regular publications in quality 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.

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.

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

Preferred Qualifications:Preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research experience, as well as external funding or the potential for external funding, commensurate with rank. Preference will be given to candidates with ability to teach general research design courses (e.g., quantitative, qualitative, and mixed approaches to design) and advanced data analysis courses (e.g. multivariate statistics).

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