<div dir="ltr">Hi folks. Please pass along to those that may be interested.<div>Thanks</div><div>Ev</div><div><br></div><div><p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">University of
Illinois at Chicago<span></span></span></b></p>

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Educational Psychology<span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal" align="center" style="text-align:center"><b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">Assistant Professor<span></span></span></b></p>

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Assessment and Quantitative Methods <span></span></span></b></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">The
College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC),</span><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif"> ranked in the top 50 Colleges of
Education in the nation,<span style="color:black"> is seeking nominations and
applications to fill a tenure-track assistant professor position in Educational
Assessment and Quantitative Methods beginning in the 2016-2017 academic year. </span><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">General Criteria</span></b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">: We seek scholars with
broad research and methodological perspectives who can prepare graduates with
strong research, pedagogical and technical skills, and a strong knowledge base
for their respective areas of scholarship. The hire will be expected to conduct
interdisciplinary and translational scholarship, including educational research
in urban contexts or research that informs these contexts; and to provide
excellent teaching to a diverse undergraduate and graduate student population. The
hire is also expected to </span><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">secure
external funding for research; advise and mentor students; supervise doctoral
dissertations; and provide service to the College and Department, including
committee work and service to professional organizations. Candidates for the position
must have an earned doctorate prior to August 15, 2017.<span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">Specific
Criteria</span></b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">: Candidates for this position must have a Ph.D. in
educational psychology or related field (e.g. psychology, educational
measurement, educational research methods, learning sciences), with
concentration on educational assessment and quantitative methods, including
psychometrics or statistics. We seek to hire candidates who have exceptional
research expertise with large scale and/or classroom-based assessments in K-12
settings, who can combine assessment related research with psychometric and/or
statistical methods such as cognitive diagnostic models or computer adaptive
testing. The successful candidate must have a strong evidence of research
productivity or potential, as well as the potential to secure extramural
research funding.<br>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">Teaching duties for this position include educational
assessment courses, which will be offered to a diverse range of stakeholders (e.g.
prospective/current teachers, educational leaders and assessment
professionals), psychometrics, and/or statistics. Successful candidates </span><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">must demonstrate commitment to teaching and
mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and have experience
with or willingness to teach in on-line formats.</span><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black"><br>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">Department</span></b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">: The department of Educational
Psychology is internationally known for its rigorous degree programs and
esteemed faculty. The department has two strands: Measurement, Evaluation,
Statistics, and Assessment (MESA) and Human Development and Learning. The new
hire will be housed in the Department of Educational Psychology, with teaching/advising
responsibilities in the MESA strand. MESA has three programs: Ph.D.,
face-to-face M.Ed, and online M.Ed. Please visit the following websites for
more information: <br>
</span><a href="http://education.uic.edu/academics-admissions/departments/department-educational-psychology#overview"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">http://education.uic.edu/academics-admissions/departments/department-educational-psychology#overview</span></a><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif"><span></span></span></p>

<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif"><a href="http://education.uic.edu/academics-admissions/programs/educational-psychology#overview">http://education.uic.edu/academics-admissions/programs/educational-psychology#overview</a><br>
and <a href="https://mesaonline.extendedcampus.uic.edu/">https://mesaonline.extendedcampus.uic.edu/</a><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">College</span></b><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif;color:black">: Through its four
departments, fifteen master’s and doctoral programs, and two undergraduate
programs, the UIC College of Education prepares educators, researchers, and
advocates to work effectively in urban schools, institutions of higher
education, and other educational and community agencies. The faculty actively
engages the most pressing problems facing urban communities through the
intersection of teaching, research, policy, and practice, and is committed to
changing the landscape of education inside and outside of schools and wherever
learning takes place, particularly in environments where there is a need to
promote educational, social, political, and economic parity. <span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">Please
submit application materials electronically at
<a href="https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=70541">https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=70541</a><b> </b>no later than November 7, 2016. These materials should include (a)
a letter of application addressing fit with expectations for the position; (b)
a curriculum vitae, <br>
(c) copies of up to three scholarly publications, (d) evidence of or potential for
teaching excellence, and (e) the names and contact information for at least
three references. <span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">Specific inquiries
about this available faculty position may be directed to Dr. Yue Yin, Chair of
Search Committee, at </span><a href="mailto:yueyin@uic.edu"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">yueyin@uic.edu</span></a><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif"><span></span></span></p>

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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"times new roman",serif">The University of Illinois at Chicago is an
Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women,
veterans and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.<span></span></span></p>

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job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be
performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.<span></span></span></p>

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