The School of Education at Boston University invites applications for a full-time, Clinical Assistant Professor, non-tenure track, with a focus on quantitative methods.  We are seeking a faculty member who shares Boston University School of Education’s commitment to both the preparation of educators and the advancement of research and scholarship. 

As one of the nation’s leading institutions for education and research, BU has a rich legacy of serving both our internal community of students, faculty, and staff as well as greater Boston and the world community. By choosing to work at Boston University, you will become a part of that legacy, with the opportunity to take advantage of significant opportunities for educational, professional, personal, and cultural growth. No matter what your role, you will join the thousands of other BU employees who are working to improve the lives of the people they touch.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach graduate courses in research methods and statistics, advise masters and doctoral students; and publish scholarly work. Further, s/he will provide research methods and statistics consultation and support to faculty who are actively engaged in the design and implementation of school/community based interventions, program evaluation, and other outreach scholarship. 

This Clinical Assistant Professor non-tenure-track position begins July 1, 2014. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. 


  • An earned doctorate in education or related field is required
  • Preference will be given to applicants with training and experience in a range of research methods, including advanced quantitative methods, structural equation modeling, hierarchical linear modeling, and measurement and scaling
  • Strong interest in and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with research and grant active faculty in supporting their analyses and proposal development
  • Prior college or university teaching experience; and
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills

Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee:

Dr. Jeanne Paratore 

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit the following documents electronically to

  • Cover letter explaining suitability for position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of reference
  • Samples of scholarship
  • Unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts 

Boston University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.