The Curry School of Education and Human Development, Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy at the University of Virginia, invites applications for an assistant professor of education, general faculty, to lead the implementation and delivery of the school’s EdD online research sequence. The Curry School Research, Statistics and Evaluation (RSE) program is committed to providing Curry graduate and undergraduate students with a high-quality educational experience and to improve the rigor, quality, and quantity of research among faculty and students in all departments and program areas. The research sequence includes four three-credit and three one-credit courses that are offered throughout the year, including during the summer session. This frequency of offerings ensures that students are able to progress through their doctoral programs with the research knowledge and skills needed to successfully conduct independent research for their capstone projects, and to prepare them to be strong practitioner-scholars within their organizations. Responsibilities of the position include online instruction, curriculum planning and ongoing online course revision, leading collaboration with the online learning team and instructors, training instructors, enhancing accessibility features of the online courses, mentoring and advising EdD students, and serving on Capstone

Required Qualifications and Experience:

    • An earned doctorate with an emphasis in educational research, evaluation, assessment or related field
    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills relative to the design and logic of research and practical applications in education, social, and behavioral science
    • A strong interest in and experience with teaching on-line courses
    • Knowledge of and experience with instructional design for asynchronous online courses
    • Explicit commitment to advancing understanding and outcomes of underrepresented groups
    • Experience collaborating with instructors of other courses (serving as team leader)
    • Developing online courses, utilizing instructional design, and incorporating media in online course content

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

    • Leading collaborations with online learning teams and instructors
    • Experience working with online learning team to enhance accessibility features of online courses
    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills relative to the design and logic of the EdD programs of study: Administration and Supervision; Curriculum and Instruction; and/or Higher Education
    • Experience mentoring and advising EdD students with a specific emphasis on meeting the needs of working professionals

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, complete an application online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, two publications, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, relationship) all into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field, or combine all materials into one PDF. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. (References will not be contacted until after in-person interviews are conducted.)

For questions about the application process please contact Bethany Case, Academic Recruiter, at

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