The Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track position in Educational Measurement/Assessment/Evaluation in the Department of Educational Psychology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an individual with a demonstrated record of or potential for scholarship and grant productivity.  Although we welcome applications from any area of measurement, assessment, evaluation, educational statistics, or quantitative methodology, we are especially interested in applicants with research interests in educational measurement, assessment, or evaluation broadly defined.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be required to teach graduate courses in measurement, assessment, statistics, research design, evaluation, and/or related areas. Other duties include advising graduate students, serving on masters and doctoral committees, obtaining grant funding to support his/her research, collaborating on research and grant activities of other faculty in the department and the school, and participating in service activities within the department, the school of education, and the university.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Ph.D. in measurement, evaluation, assessment, educational statistics, or a closely related field;
  • A record of or demonstrated potential for scholarly productivity in measurement, assessment, evaluation, educational statistics, or quantitative methodology commensurate with the rank for which the applicant is applying
  • A well articulated research agenda that focuses on issues related to educational measurement, assessment, or evaluation
  • A record of or demonstrated potential for quality teaching and advising of students at the graduate level
  • Strong communications skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Research interests and expertise that complement those of the current faculty
  • Ability to collaborate with faculty in the MEA program as well as with faculty across the school of education

This is a nine-month, tenure-track position. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus.

Please visit Husky Hire at to submit curriculum vitae, a formal letter addressing qualifications and describing research and/or professional plans, and the names of three referees who can be contacted for selected candidates. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. For more information, contact Professor Hariharan Swaminathan, Chair, MEA Search Committee, Department of Educational Psychology, (