Contract Faculty Position in Quantitative Methods

New Jersey, United States
Competitive Salary
May 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Seton Hall’s College of Education and Human Services invites applicants for the position of visiting assistant professor of Quantitative Methods in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy. This full-time, nine-month appointment is for the 2021-22 academic year, beginning August 15, 2021.

Seton Hall University is located in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City. It is the oldest Catholic diocesan institution of higher education in the United States, and its Carnegie classification is doctoral/high research activity. It is home to approximately 6,300 undergraduate and 4,700 graduate students from all 50 states and more than 60 foreign countries. An exciting and culturally diverse community, Seton Hall pursues academic excellence and ethical development in a collaborative environment, and prepares its students to be servant leaders in their professional and community lives.

The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy offers M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. programs for students who seek educational leadership, policy, and research positions in K-12 and higher education settings, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and law enforcement agencies. For more information about the department and its offerings, please visit our website at

Required Qualifications:

  • We are seeking engaging and motivated candidates who exhibit a passion for both quantitative methods and teaching quantitative methods in an accessible way to students who enter the program with a wide range of experience and comfort with statistical methods.
  • Required qualifications:
    •  An earned doctorate in educational leadership, educational policy, public policy, or a related field by September 1, 2021
    • Demonstrated expertise in statistical methodology
    • Skill using Stata/SPSS and Microsoft Excel to perform statistical methods
    • Knowledge of applications of quantitative methodology in education research and administration
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex statistical concepts to a lay audience
    • Skill in oral and written communications
    • Demonstrated ability to work with students with varying baseline ability in quantitative methods
    • There is a possibility that some courses will be held in an off-campus location, which will require the candidates to travel to that location to teach

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Applicants should include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and an example of original written work demonstrating skill in statistical analysis and explanation of statistical results.
  • Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be submitted by June 1, 2021.
  • Applications and expressions of interest, which are treated in confidence, must be submitted electronically.
  • Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Robert Kelchen, chair of the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, at
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Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.