Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Quantitative Methods

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Quantitative Methods

College/School/Unit: College of Education
Department: Educational Psychology
Posted: Apr 14, 2021
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Educational Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Quantitative Methods. The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, which may include introduction to statistics, research design and methods for psychology and education, statistical analysis for experimental data, correlation and regression methods, and survey of multivariate methods.

The nationally ranked Department of Educational Psychology contains four doctoral degree programs: Quantitative Methods; Human Development, Culture & Learning Sciences; Counseling Psychology; and School Psychology (both APA accredited). The broad focus of the department is scholarship related to health and learning throughout the life span. The department is committed to a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment. We are seeking candidates whose teaching has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, inclusivity and excellence.

Applicants are expected to have a demonstrated track record of teaching excellence or potential for teaching excellence. Applicants should have a strong commitment to teaching with a focus on enhancing equity and inclusion in the field and in practice.


Required Qualifications for the Visiting Assistant Professor position:
  • Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods, Quantitative Psychology, Statistics, Applied Statistics, or a closely related field earned by August, 2021
  • Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence,
  • Capacity to teach students from diverse backgrounds and advance the College's mission of equity and excellence.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin May 10, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, please provide all requested materials by May 7, 2021.

Applicants should upload the following items to the Interfolio system:
  • Cover Letter with contact information
  • Full C.V.
  • Three letters of recommendation

UT Austin is an equal opportunity institution that is committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students. We encourage qualified applicants from underrepresented communities to apply.

For additional information about the department, see

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Tasha Schuricht, Questions about the position can be directed to the area chair of the Quantitative Methods program: Dr. Tiffany Whittaker, .

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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