Assistant/Associate Professor of Research Methods

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Research Methods
Additional Information

The Department of Educational Studies at Ball State University is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty member in Research Methodology with expertise in research methods, institutional research in higher education, and program evaluation. The faculty member will teach graduate courses in support of two doctoral programs (the Ed.D. in Adult, Higher, and Community Education, & the Ph.D. in Educational Studies), multiple masters degrees, and a certificate in institutional research.

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders—committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Appointment Type Tenure-track
Length of Appointment FT Academic Year
Description

The Department of Educational Studies has a full-time tenure-track position with expertise in research methods, institutional research in higher education, and program evaluation available August 2018.

The faculty member will teach graduate courses in support of two doctoral programs (the Ed.D. in Adult, Higher, and Community Education, & the Ph.D. in Educational Studies), multiple masters degrees, and certificate programs in institutional research and qualitative research.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate in research methods, higher education, educational policy studies, adult education, or closely related field; relevant and successful teaching experience or potential to teach research courses designed to serve multiple graduate programs in higher education; relevant and successful professional service; an established research agenda; commitment to diverse learners.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in research methods, institutional research in higher education, and/or program evaluation; refereed publications; chaired doctoral committees/served on doctoral committees; experience teaching using on-campus and distance-learning course delivery methods; experience working with international, multicultural, and diverse learners.

Certifications/Licensures
Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check.
Positions Supervised

None

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of 10 academic colleges that offer 190 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department Educational Studies:800080
Department Information

The Department of Educational Studies is a learning community engaged in the preparation of educators, the discovery of knowledge, and the promotion of social justice. We provide core undergraduate teacher education courses in curriculum development and implementation, educational technology, multicultural education, and the social foundations of education. Our graduate programs provide opportunities for continuing education and specialization for middle and secondary level teachers as well as those working at the post-secondary level in adult and community education, community college leadership, higher education and student affairs.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201500206F
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Position End Date
Posting Date 01/16/2018
Applications Accepted Through Date 03/11/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions Summary

Please include a list of references (with contact information) in either the cover letter or CV.

Although the option to upload transcripts is available, interviewees will be required to submit copies of transcripts for the highest related degree earned prior to the in-person interview. Original, official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Dr. Roger Wessel (Committee Chair)
rwessel@bsu.edu

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Doctorate Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3