The School of Education
at the University of Colorado
Boulder seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Faculty
in Research & Evaluation Methodology (REM) beginning in Fall
2022. Preference will be given to individuals who are currently
advanced Assistant Professors or early Associate Professors.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The mission of the CU Boulder School of Education is grounded in a
lived commitment to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice. We
teach and conduct research to make a positive difference with and
in schools and communities. The work of our faculty, researchers,
staff, and students leads to evidence-based policy and practice. We
aim for our graduates to be engaged and informed educators,
researchers, policymakers, and community leaders.
We offer cutting-edge, engaging teacher preparation
, and Colorado's top-ranked graduate education in:
, Educational Foundations,
Policy & Practice
, Educational Equity,
Bilingualism and Biliteracy
, Learning Sciences &
, and Research & Evaluation
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
We are searching for a colleague with deep knowledge of
quantitative research methods and statistics in education and the
application of these methods in educational policy. Requirements
for this position include an earned doctorate and depth and breadth
of expertise in statistical methods. This colleague will join our
internationally recognized faculty whose commitments to equity and
social justice are reflected in our contributions to research,
policy, and practice.
Qualified applicants will have an active program of research, a
strong publication record, and documented success in obtaining
external funding. Their work will demonstrate a thoughtful and
compelling progression of scholarship using applied statistics in
education. We seek applicants whose work addresses educational
inequities in areas including (but not limited to) race, ethnicity,
socioeconomic status, culture, gender, and/or sexuality. We welcome
applicants with substantive knowledge in a wide range of areas in
public education and educational policy including early childhood,
K-12, or higher education. We also welcome applicants whose primary
contributions to scholarship in education and educational policy
are methodological in nature.
This position requires evidence of strong teaching and mentoring.
Qualified applicants must be prepared to teach graduate courses in
quantitative methods including introductory statistics, applied
regression, experimental/quasi-experimental design and research
methods, and multilevel modeling, among other quantitative methods
courses. Further, they will be expected to contribute to the REM
doctoral program and mentor doctoral students. Like all CU School
of Education faculty, they will be expected to engage in outreach
and leadership to the school, campus, local, and larger
What You Should Know
As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to
equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a
reference check pilot
with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty
appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to
allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a
candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically
conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or
discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final
candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to
complete an Authorization to Release Information.
All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply
with the campus COVID-19 vaccine
. New employees must provide proof of vaccination
or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of
What We Can Offer
The salary range for this position will be $75,000.00 - $90,000.00
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
Be accomplished. Be engaged. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What We Would Like You To Have
- Earned Ph.D.
- Program of research in quantitative methods in
education/quantitative research in educational policy.
- Expertise in statistical methods including
experimental/quasi-experimental design and research methods.
- Strong evidence of teaching and mentoring at the graduate
- Evidence of a strong program of research and publication in
quantitative educational policy.
- Evidence of success in obtaining external funding to support
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A succinct Cover Letter describing your program of research,
specifying your areas of expertise and knowledge both in terms of
educational policy and in terms of quantitative research methods,
and how your approach to teaching aligns with the School of
Education’s commitment to democracy, diversity, equity and
- Curriculum Vita;
- A Professional Publication;
- Past Course Evaluations.
- Optional: Any other supplemental materials you would
like to include (combined into 1 pdf).
During the application process you will need to enter contact
information for three
references who will be contacted to
provide letters of recommendation and additional materials, if
needed, as the search progresses.
We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2021 ;
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
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