Position: The Educational Psychology Program is seeking applicants for a full time, permanent tenure-track position (9-month academic year) to teach courses in learning sciences, research methodology, and advise graduate students in educational psychology and other programs in the College of Education, and actively participate in the Learning and Performance Research Center.
Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to develop a cutting-edge research program with publications in appropriate journals and external funding; supervise graduate students; and teach graduate courses in the Educational Psychology area. Expertise in theories, technologies, and methods associated with Learning Sciences is expected. The person will work closely with the Learning and Performance Research Center (LPRC) which houses many externally funded research projects. The Learning and Performance Research Center (LPRC) is a center that systematically examines learning and performance by leveraging expertise in three complementary areas of inquiry housed within the Educational Psychology program: Psychometrics, Program Evaluation, and Cognition.
Qualifications: Earned doctorate at time of employment in educational psychology, learning sciences, cognitive psychology, or closely related field; demonstrated record of or potential for teaching graduate level courses in the educational psychology area and research methodology; demonstrated record of scholarly productivity.
Preferred Qualifications: Research program in two or more of the following areas: cognitive theory, instructional design, technology, learning sciences, and applications to a variety of professions (e.g., teaching, engineering, STEM, etc.); ability to obtain extramural funding; ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment; understanding of K-12 teaching and educational system; interest in teaching and learning. To qualify at the associate professor level, applicants must have a demonstrated and consistent record of publications in nationally and internationally recognized journals over at least 5 years, obtaining external funding, and have a clear and focused line of research.
Application: Screening of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until filled. The targeted starting date is August16, 2015. Applicants should apply online at www.wsujobs.com and submit a letter of application that specifically addresses required and preferred qualifications in the position description; curriculum vitae; references’ contact information including names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses, and three letters of recommendation (who may be contacted). For additional information, contact Lynn Buckley, Search Support Manager, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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