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Assistant Professor of Quantitative and Psychometric Methods (Tenure-Eligible)
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jul. 27, 2022
Title Assistant Professor of Quantitative and Psychometric Methods (Tenure-Eligible)
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8G030:Educational, School and Counseling Psychology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Methods/Data Analysis
    Psychology - General
The Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-eligible, in

Quantitative and Psychometric Methods to begin August 16, 2023. Please visit our program’s website at: for information about the Quantitative and Psychometric Methods Program. You are eligible for a generous benefits package as a University of Kentucky faculty member with diverse rewards, focusing on your total well-being. Additional information and updates to benefits can be found at:

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Assistant Professor will teach graduate-level courses on quantitative and psychometric methods including introduction to research methods, data analysis, and measurement theories as well as univariate statistics (e.g., regression analysis). There are opportunities to teach advanced courses on psychometric methods such as item response theory. The Assistant Professor will participate in the supervision of doctoral students in the Quantitative and Psychometric Methods Program. In addition, the Assistant Professor is expected to maintain an active research program resulting in scholarly publications and participate in the application and implementation of extramural funding.

Application review begins September 12, 2022. Applications should include:
* A letter of application describing their appropriateness for the position including their research, teaching, statistical training, and mentoring experience (upload under Cover Letter);
* Candidate statement on diversity, equity, and inclusion (upload under Specific Request 1);
* Current curriculum vita (upload under Curriculum Vita);
* Two representative publications (upload under Writing Sample),
* Contact Information for three letters of recommendation; and
* A single PDF of graduate-level transcripts (upload under Academic Transcripts).

Appointment for this 9-month position is contingent upon funding. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

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