The Department of Educational Psychology and Foundations at the University of Northern Iowa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 2017. The successful candidate will possess expertise in assessment and/or human development. Teaching responsibilities include, but are not limited to, undergraduate courses in UNI’s Teacher Education program related to assessment or development; graduate courses in assessment or development; and graduate courses related to the successful candidate’s interests and research skills. This position will serve on and/or supervise masters’ and doctoral committees in the College of Education.

Required qualifications include doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Educational Psychology (with an emphasis in Assessment), Human Development, or a closely related discipline by August 15, 2017. Outstanding ABD candidates will be considered with strong evidence of completion by the start date. Demonstrated potential for or evidence of effective teaching and scholarship also required.

Preference will be given to candidates who exhibit expertise in classroom assessment; research interests related to P-12 education and/or teacher education; expertise in one or more methods of data analysis (quantitative or qualitative); experience with educator preparation; evidence of ability to collaborate with other faculty and students on research projects; experience working in partnerships with schools or government agencies; community outreach; and evidence of promise in securing external funding.

Applications received by October 21, 2016, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Pre-employment background checks required. Additional questions can be directed to Suzanne Freedman, search chair, at or by phone at (319) 273-2483.

The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. The University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the “Best Midwest Universities” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the campus is comprised of more than 40 buildings on 940 acres.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

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