The Kremen School of Education and Human Development (KSOEHD) at California State University, Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant Professor in Research and Statistics in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. The successful candidate will teach and mentor graduate students in a variety of master’s, certificate, and doctoral degree programs; conduct scholarly and applied research; and engage in service-related activities within the university and community. Teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of research, statistics, measurement, and program evaluation.

Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent):

  1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) with a major emphasis in Research Methodology, Statistics, Measurement, Program Evaluation, Educational Psychology, Education, or other closely-related area is required.
  2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for an appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 01, 2020 and posted by October 30, 2020.

Required Experience:

  1. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  2. Extensive coursework in the areas of quantitative and qualitative research, statistics, measurement, and evaluation.
  3. Successful teaching experience in relevant areas at the graduate or undergraduate level.

Preferred Experience:

  1. Evidence of successful research activities, such as publications in scholarly journals, funded grant proposals, evaluation work, and/or collaborative research.
  2. Methodological area(s) of expertise such as applied statistical analysis (e.g., SEM, HLM), data visualization, educational measurement, qualitative methodology, or program evaluation.
  3. Content area(s) of expertise such as curriculum, teacher training, counseling, educational psychology, educational administration, emergent bilingual studies, technology, or other educational content areas.
  4. Practitioner-oriented experiences with school districts, institutions of higher education, or other organizations.

Application Procedures: For best consideration, apply by December 1, 2019. All positions automatically close May 1, 2020. To apply, applicants must complete an online application at and attach the following:

  1. A cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications;
  2. A curriculum vitae,
  3. Statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds and
  4. List of three professional references.

Finalists will be required to submit

  1. Three current letters of recommendation and
  2. Official transcripts

For inquiries, contact:

Dr. Mariya Yukhymenko, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Fresno
Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Phone: 559.278.0355

About Fresno State: California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students’ intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all.

Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University’s commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit:

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University’s Probationary Plan Process. For additional information please visit We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department: The KSOEHD has five Departments and offers master’s degrees in counseling, curriculum and instruction, early childhood education, educational leadership, multilingual/multicultural education, reading, rehabilitation counseling, special education, and teaching. A Certificate of Advanced Study in Research Methods is offered. The KSOEHD also has a doctoral program in educational leadership. Research faculty members are housed in the Curriculum and Instruction Department and teach research, statistics, qualitative research, and evaluation and measurement courses to graduate students in all departments and programs. Classes are offered in face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online formats. Research faculty provide research support to faculty in the school and university. In 2014 the KSOEHD received full national and state accreditation and earned an exemplary designation by the examination committee. Faculty members are known for excellence in teaching and have received many teaching awards. Faculty also procure numerous grants and other funding support.

Other Campus Information:

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A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn, or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a “limited reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.