Assistant Professor, Tenure Track School of Education

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track School of Education

Job Overview 
The School of Education within the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH) at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for an Assistant Professor-Tenure Track specializing in research, teaching and mentoring related to advanced research methodologies in psychometrics in the context of education and social science research. 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.

Essential Functions
The prospective faculty member will have primary responsibilities within the Research Methods area in the School of Education and is expected to:

  • Maintain an active research agenda and disseminate research results,
  • Teach introductory and advanced graduate courses in research methods, psychometrics and statistics,
  • Mentor graduate students and supervise student research, and
  • Engage in university, professional, and program service, including participation in continuous program improvement and new program development, as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications 
Must have all of the following prior to the effective date of appointment - an earned doctorate in Quantitative Research Methods or a related field; at least 4 lead-author, peer-reviewed publications on psychometric methods and at least 2 additional co-authored publications applying psychometric methods in educational settings, to demonstrate evidence of scholarship; and at least 2 academic years of experience teaching (as the instructor of record or as a teaching assistant with classroom instruction responsibilities) in research methods or statistics.

Application Process
Review of applications will commence on February 21, 2021.

Apply at Inquiries regarding the application submission process should be directed to Kourtney Johnson:; 513-556-6515.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.