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Assistant Professor of Educational Research

University of Montevallo
Job Location:
Montevallo, Alabama
Other Education Faculty

General Description

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Montevallo invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Educational Research for an appointment beginning in the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a full-time, tenure track, 9-month faculty position. Teaching assignments may include day, evening, and online courses.

The University of Montevallo is Alabama’s only public liberal arts institution and was recognized in the Top 15 Best Public Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News and World Report in 2022, as well as named a 2022-2023 College of Distinction. Located approximately 30 miles south of Birmingham. The University of Montevallo (UM) serves approximately 2,700 students annually. UM offers undergraduate and graduate programs across the Colleges of Arts & Sciences, Business, Education and Human Development, and Fine Arts. The UM College of Education and Human Development currently supports approximately 500 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. Comprised of two departments with approximately 30 full-time faculty, the College currently offers bachelors’, masters’, and educational specialists’ degrees, and is seeking approval to begin an Ed.D. program.

Essential Job Duties

The College of Education and Human Development is seeking a collaborative faculty colleague to join departmental efforts in fostering academic excellence and rigorous learning environments, as well as ideas and opportunities related to diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, as highlighted in the value statement of the College. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and teaching graduate classes in educational research and foundations in face-to-face, online, and blended formats; supervising field experiences; advising and mentoring graduate students; maintaining an active research agenda; participating in curriculum and program development and assessment, as well as program recruitment initiatives; actively contributing to accreditation processes and requirements; contributing to collaborative and interdisciplinary efforts across the College and campus; serving on committees at the university, college, and department levels; coordinating programs; supporting action research projects at the educational specialists level and serving as a member of doctoral dissertation committees (pending program approval); participating in professional organizations; and engaging in service activities in P-12 educational and community settings. Specific courses may include Applied Educational Research, Assessment and Data Analysis for Program Improvement, Measurement and Evaluation, Research and Planning for School Improvement, Statistics, and Quantitative Methods.

Education and Experience

Candidates must hold a doctorate in education or a closely related field, with a specialization in qualitative or quantitative research methodology, by the date of appointment.

Preferred Education and Experience

Consideration may be given to candidates with:

  • Knowledge and specialization in both qualitative and quantitative research methodology;
  • Experience with distance learning and online teaching modalities;
  • Teaching experience at the higher education level

Desired Start Date

The projected start date is August 14, 2023

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications begins November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, applicants must complete an on-line application, letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and provide names and full contact information for three professional references. For more information contact Dr. Amy Samuels

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