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Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Evaluation

University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
Competitive, based upon qualifications and experience
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, & Organizational Development (LEAD) seeks to hire an individual for a 10-month, tenure-track assistant professor in evaluation with an emphasis in research methodology. Particular areas of methodological expertise include quantitative, qualitative, action research, or mixed methods. Previous experience with community-based research and/or program evaluation is desired. The successful candidate should also have an established record and interest in research, teaching, and service that advances equity, diversity, and inclusion initiatives in education and human development. We seek a candidate with a strong background in research methodology with a research agenda with the potential to pursue external funding. The successful candidate should be committed to excellence inside and outside the classroom in terms of student mentoring, as well as supporting the growth and quality of the Evaluation program (see our program listing at


The successful candidate will engage in research, teaching, and service activities aligned with promoting the university’s mission to achieve preeminence as a nationally recognized metropolitan research university.

Required Qualifications:

1. Doctoral degree in methodology or a field relevant to the Department: Evaluation, Higher  

    Education Administration, P-12 Education, or Human Resource & Organizational Development.

2. Extensive training and expertise in quantitative, qualitative, action research, and/or mixed


3. Demonstrated active research agenda that promotes scholarship, creative activity, as well as

   evidence of (or potential for) external funding, commensurate with rank and experience.

4. Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, social justice, equity, and inclusion, and students

    from diverse communities and backgrounds.

5. Demonstrated experience teaching in diverse modalities (online, face-to-face) and ability to

   develop and deliver high-quality graduate-level courses.

6. Ability to work in a productive and positive collaborative environment with colleagues and

   community stakeholders.

7. Interest and ability to be an excellent supervisor and mentor to student-scholars at graduate and

    doctoral levels, demonstrating a commitment to their academic and professional growth.

8. Commitment to the growth and quality of LEAD’s Evaluation program.


The program is part of the Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation, and Organizational Development, which includes over 25 clinical and tenure-track faculty members and offers an array of programs in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Healthcare Leadership, Human Resources & Organizational Development, Program Evaluation, and Organizational Leadership & Learning.

The University of Louisville is a research university (R1) committed to becoming a preeminent urban research university with deep and meaningful engagement in the community. The College of Education and Human Development is a comprehensive college committed to advancing our diverse communities and citizens' intellectual, cultural, and economic development. The university has approximately 22,000 students and is in the 27th largest city in the United States.


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