Associate Professor, Full Professor

Tuscaloosa, AL

Responsibilities:
• Continue an independent research program leading to publication;
• Teach courses in educational research at the graduate level;
• Seek significant external funding;
• Participate in program initiatives, faculty decisions, and advising;
• Provide consultation to an interdisciplinary group of students and faculty;
• Serve on dissertation committees.

Ad Text:
The University of Alabama
College of Education
Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling Program in Educational Psychology
Position: Associate/Full Professor in Educational Research-Social Research (Tenure Track)
The University of Alabama, College of Education seeks an associate or full professor in the Department of Educational Studies. We are seeking a scholar with either a strong, national/international research profile in quantitative research methodology, or a scholar from Educational Psychology, School Psychology, or related fields with a particular methodological specialization (e.g., Latent Variable Models, Measurement, Bayesian Statistics, or Causal Inference). The primary focus of the position is to enhance campus wide engagement and collaboration in quantitative, Life Span Development Research, with special attention toward methodological approaches that support inter-disciplinary research and inquiry.
Minimum Qualifications:
• Doctoral degree in Educational Research (or similar field);
• Evidence of expertise in one or more research methodologies;
• Evidence of generating external funding in support of research activities;
• Ability to work with students and faculty in a variety of disciplines;
• Strong writing and communication skills;
• Commitment to working with diverse populations.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrated general knowledge and experience in teaching research methodologies at the graduate level;
• Demonstrated ability to develop working research collaborations across disciplinary boundaries;
• History of chairing dissertations;
• History of leadership in national professional organizations.
Responsibilities:
• Continue an independent research program leading to publication;
• Teach courses in educational research at the graduate level;
• Seek significant external funding;
• Participate in program initiatives, faculty decisions, and advising;
• Provide consultation to an interdisciplinary group of students and faculty;
• Serve on dissertation committees.
Further information about the program and college is accessible at www.education.ua.edu. and through contacting Dr. Michael Lawson at malawson1@ua.edu, search committee chair.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Starting Date: August 16, 2020
Benefits:
Health and Life Insurance
TIAA - CREF Available
Teachers' Retirement System of Alabama
Summer employment available on an as needed basis
International Teaching Opportunities Possible
Application Process: Please apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu . A letter of application, unofficial transcript of all graduate level coursework, curriculum vita, samples of professional writing, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three references are required to complete the online application process
Prior to hiring, the final candidate must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and submit "official" transcript(s) of all graduate level coursework.

Additional Position Information:

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