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Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Position in Educational Research Methodology

Florida International University
Florida, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Sep 24, 2021

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

Florida International University is Miami’s public research university, focused on student success. According to U.S. News and World Report, FIU has 42 top-50 rankings in the nation among public universities. FIU is a top U.S. research university (R1), with more than $200 million in annual expenditures. FIU ranks 15th in the nation among public universities for patent production, which drives innovation, and is one of the institutions that helps make Florida the top state for higher education. The Next Horizon fundraising campaign is furthering FIU’s commitment to providing students Worlds Ahead opportunities. Today, FIU has two campuses and multiple centers, and supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA, with more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. The university has awarded more than 330,000 degrees to many leaders in South Florida and beyond. For more information about FIU, visit


The Department of Counseling, Recreation, and School Psychology, College of Education at FIU invites applications for a nine-month, open-rank tenure-track or tenured position, in Educational Research Methodology beginning August 2022.

Qualifications: Doctoral degree in educational research, statistics, psychometrics, quantitative methods, or related field is required.  Successful applicants must show a record of scholarship in one of the advanced statistics (i.e., hierarchical linear modeling, structural equation modeling, or survival modeling), measurement fields (i.e., classical measurement theory, Rasch model, or item response theory), mixed methods, or evaluation. Applicants must have an active research program in research methods or their application to a substantive area of education, and demonstrate the potential to secure external funding.  Applicants must show a strong interest in teaching from introductory to advanced research method courses and a commitment to mentoring graduate students from research design to application.


Responsibilities: Teaching from introductory to advanced statistics; advising graduate students in research design, analysis, and interpretation; engaging in research activity with educational research; playing a leadership role in securing external funding; collaborating with students and faculty; and involving in community services at department, college, local, state, national, and international levels. 

Faculty of educational research methods closely works with students and faculty of the School of Education and Human Development, which offers programs and courses in a wide range of educational research, psychological studies, and curriculum and teaching. The courses of educational research methods are offered for the core undergraduate, master, and doctoral levels both on-campus and online. As a student-focused University, the applicant must be committed to provide students with research driven, quality-learning experiences. Highly motivated applicants who can collaboratively work on the research method curricular with vision, passionately engage in scholarship, and actively participate in community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 524918 at and attach Cover Letter, CV, Statement for Research and Teaching Philosophy, the list of references.  Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least 3 references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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