Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational Research & Evaluation

Ohio University in Ohio

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 13, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time


Educational Research and Evaluation


The Ohio University Patton College of Education and its Department of Educational Studies invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in educational research methodology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor will require significant prior teaching, service, and scholarly activities. The successful candidate will join the faculty of Educational Research and Evaluation (EDRE), a methodological foundations oriented program offering courses to graduate students from across the entire university. The EDRE program also has its own doctoral and master’s students.


Position Description


The appointee will be expected to maintain a strong record of scholarship. The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate from an accredited university in a relevant field. We will consider candidates with any area(s) of expertise within educational research (e.g., applied statistics, secondary analyses of extant datasets, psychometrics, qualitative inquiry, mixed methods, etc.) who have the capacity to teach at a graduate level and lead dissertations. Teaching responsibilities will generally be assigned based on specific qualifications and interests of the appointee.


Additional Responsibilities


·         teach graduate courses on both the Athens and regional campuses

·         advise graduate students and direct dissertations for majors in the EDRE program

·         serve on doctoral committees and dissertations for students in other programs

·         serve on shared governance committees of the department, college, and university

·         provide service to the university and the profession


Required qualifications include:

·         An earned doctorate from an accredited university in a relevant field

·         A strong record of published scholarship

·         Experience teaching, advising, and mentoring graduate students


Preferred qualifications include:


·         Excellent communication, collegial, and interpersonal skills

·         Experience working with diverse populations

Application Details


The applicant should fully describe his or her qualifications and related experience via a cover letter.  The applicant should include a current curriculum vitae with their application. The applicant should also supply the names and contact information (addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) of at least three professional references, two examples of scholarly research, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates who proceed to a short list may be asked to submit additional reference letters and other application materials.   Application is through an online process only.  To begin the application, please visit the university jobs website:



Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by February 16, 2014, are guaranteed consideration. The desired position start date is August 15, 2014.



Please contact Dr. Gordon Brooks ( or Dr. Krisanna Machtmes (, with any questions.

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