Asst Professor of Research Methods at University of Cincinnati

Oct 12, 2019

Assistant Professor of Research Methods
College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services
University of Cincinnati

The School of Education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position specializing in research, teaching and mentoring related to advanced research methodologies (e.g., quantitative/measurement, qualitative, statistics) in the context of education and social science research. The prospective faculty member will have a primary appointment within the Research Methods area in the School of Education and is expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach introductory and advanced graduate courses in research methods and/or statistics, mentor graduate students, and contribute to service activities. The Research Methods area trains graduate students primarily through the Educational Studies MA and PhD programs across multiple concentrations (Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research Methodologies; Educational and Community Based Action Research) and serves the University with a significant range of Research Methods course offerings and through a wealth of research and training collaborations. The position begins on August 17, 2020.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a methods-focused field (e.g., education studies, education psychology, education, psychology, sociology, economics, statistics) from an accredited university by August 31, 2020 as well as evidence of scholarship (e.g., publications in journals, presentations at (inter)national conferences) and teaching (e.g., as the instructor or teacher assistant) in advanced research methods and/or statistics that is commensurate with time since degree.

Preferred Qualifications: We are seeking an innovative methodologist with a strong record of scholarship related to advanced research methodologies who can contribute to a research methods program that values diverse methodological approaches. Evidence of effective oral and written communication about research methods is preferred.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities for this position include: (1) Conduct and support research consistent with the Research Methods area and the School of Education; (2) maintain an active research agenda and disseminate research results; (3) teach research methods courses, mentor students and supervise student research; (4) engage in university, professional, and program service, including participation in continuous program improvement and new program development, as appropriate.

Application requirements: All applicants should submit:

  1. 1)  A cover letter describing their qualifications

  2. 2)  A curriculum vitae

  3. 3)  A research statement

  4. 4)  A teaching statement

  5. 5)  Names and contact information for three references

Review of applications will commence October 21st, 2019

Please send inquiries regarding the position to the search chair Ben Kelcey
Associate Professor of Quantitative Methodologies
University of Cincinnati

kelceybn@ucmail.uc.edu 513 556 3608

Inquiries regarding the application submission process should be directed to Kourtney Johnson
fieldskw@ucmail.uc.edu
513-556-6515.



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