The Department of Educational Studies at Purdue University invites applications for appointment to a 10-month tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor in Educational Measurement and Research Methods. The successful candidate is expected to teach graduate courses in measurement and research methodology; maintain an active program of research and scholarship; pursue external funding to support research and training; advise and mentor graduate students; work collaboratively and provide consultation and service on educational measurement and evaluation to colleagues in the department and university.


  • An earned doctorate in the area of educational measurement.
  • Evidence of experience in educational applications of measurement such as (but not limited to) content area and classroom assessments, large-scale assessment and educational accountability systems, or the use of technology in assessment.
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical and research methods.
  • Evidence of scholarly productivity.

Preference: Preference will be given to candidates with a proven track record of scholarship including publications in peer-reviewed journals, prior extra-mural funding, and the ability to work collaboratively with university colleagues and other partners such as school districts, state departments of education or testing companies. Evidence of effective teaching in educational measurement, research methods or evaluation at the college level is desired. The College of Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement and a successful candidate would be expected to be able to show evidence of being able to integrate this emphasis into at least one of these areas.

Applications: Review of applications will begin October 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a philosophy of teaching statement, and a statement of professional goals relative to the College of Education strategic plan (, to Dr. Aman Yadav, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Educational Studies, BRNG, 100 N. University Street, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098.  A background check is required for employment in this position. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Dr. Aman Yadav at