The University of New Mexico (UNM) announces a tenure track Assistant Professor position in quantitative methodology for the 2016 – 2017 academic year. Housed in the Educational Psychology program, we seek a researcher who specializes in statistical methods which are broadly applicable to children, families, and educators. The researcher will join a new methods research group designed to foster collaboration and support methodological research. This position is open to methodologists from a broad range of areas, although preference will be given to those with expertise in measurement. The successful applicant should have evidence of experience teaching quantitative methods and of publishing methodological research. Preference is given to a strong methodological research program, evidence of successful collaboration with applied researchers, and a track record as instructor or graduate assistant for graduate level methods courses. For best consideration applications should be received by October 12th, 2015.

The University of New Mexico is the flagship research university in the state. Located in Albuquerque at the foot of the Sandia Mountains, UNM is home to a diverse and dynamic student body and a supportive research environment. Albuquerque is a metropolitan city which hosts many cultural and arts events and has easy access to many outdoor recreational opportunities.

Applicants should submit a CV, letter of intent, list of references, representative publications, and a teaching and research statement to UNMJobs ( Please refer to #0832115. Any questions about this position should be directed to M. Lee Van Horn,

Minimum Qualifications:

  • D. or terminal doctoral degree by appointment start date with specialization in quantitative methodology or a related field.
  • Evidence of academic scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong potential for academic scholarship
  • Expertise in measurement
  • Ability to teach quantitative methods
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • History of Collaboration and Collegiality
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities


The successful candidate will conduct research in quantitative methods, collaborate with other researchers, and teach graduate courses.

A complete application packet will include:

  1. Letter of intent
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Teaching and research statement
  4. Representative publications
  5. Contact information for three professional references

We especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply. Position will remain open until filled. UNM is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator.