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Assistant Professor (Quantitative Methodology)

Company: University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: November 18, 2023

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Assistant Professor (Quantitative Methodology)

COE-Educational Psychology

About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department
As the 4th largest public college of education in the country and the 3rd largest college at UGA, the Mary Frances Early College of Education (MFE COE) improves the lives of residents of Georgia and beyond through our instruction, research, and service. The MFE COE is a comprehensive college with disciplines focused on teacher preparation, counseling and human development, communication sciences, human movement sciences, career development, student affairs, and educational administration and policy. We place significant emphasis on graduate education with approximately 40% of our students at the graduate level, making us the second largest college at UGA with respect to graduate education.

The mission of the QM program is to advance the theory and practice of statistics and measurement in the social and behavioral sciences. The program provides graduate training in research design and analysis as well as advanced training in psychometrics, educational assessment, and quantitative research methodology.

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Benefits Eligible


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Open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit all the following:

  • A letter of interest that addresses qualifications in the areas detailed above. This should include a description of the applicant's (a) program of research, (b) past successes in obtaining and/or future plans to pursue external funding for research support, and experiences and interests in teaching.
  • Statement of research
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Sample publications (maximum 3)
  • Names and contact details of three persons who could provide professional letters of reference

    Transcripts and letters of reference will be required only from finalists.

    Questions may be addressed to cluster co-chairs, Dr. Shiyu Wang ( an Dr. Matthew Madison ( )

    Applications received by October 15, 2023, are assured of full consideration.

    Location of Vacancy
    Athens Area

    EEO Statement
    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Keywords: University of Georgia, Athens , Assistant Professor (Quantitative Methodology), Education / Teaching , Athens, Georgia

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