The University of New Mexico College of Education, Department of Individual, Family and Community Education, invites applications for an open-rank tenure- track position in Educational Psychology, Applied Statistics. This position may be filled at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level and will begin August 2015.
Minimum Qualifications: 1) Earned doctorate in Educational Psychology or related field by August 2015.
Preference will be given to applicants with: 1) a match between area of degree and the program mission; 2) evidence of expertise in applied statistics; 3) demonstrated excellence in teaching applied educational statistics; 4) expertise in educational measurement; 5) evidence of scholarly research commensurate with experience; 6) record of (or strong potential for) externally funded research; 7) expertise in a substantive area of educational psychology or related field relevant to the mission of the program; 8) A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities; and 9) interest in and commitment to working in applied educational settings.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with educational psychology faculty with expertise in cognition, human development, motivation, measurement & assessment, and educational research methods. This faculty member will be expected to teach graduate courses in advanced educational statistics (e.g., multi-level modeling, multiple regression, SEM) and educational measurement (e.g., survey design). This faculty member will also be expected to maintain an active research program as well as to advise masters and doctoral-level graduate students specializing in educational psychology. The successful candidate will provide support to graduate students and faculty throughout the College and University in the use and application of statistical, measurement, and research methods. This includes helping to meet the needs for service on degree committees of students minoring in quantitative methods in educational psychology or who need committee members with methodological expertise.
A complete application packet will include:
1. A signed letter of application including statement of qualifications in relation to the Minimum and Preferred qualifications;
- A complete and up-to-date curriculum vitae;
- One or more professional publication(s);
- Samples of teaching materials and evidence of teaching excellence;
- Transcripts of ALL collegiate coursework (readable, unofficial copies will be
- The applicant should arrange for three professional letters of reference to be sent
directly to Cynthia Salas, Search Coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications will be accepted through UNMJobs ( http://www.unm.edu/jobs/ ). Please refer to Posting # 0827712. For best consideration, complete application packets must be received by 5:00pm (MST) on December 5th, 2014. 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.