Department: College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Faculty Position in Quantitative Research Methods (open rank)
The George Mason University College of Education and Human Development invites applications for an open-rank tenure-line position starting in August 2021 focused on quantitative research methods. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Teaching introductory and advanced statistics courses;
Mentoring Doctoral and Master's students;
Conducting and disseminating consequential research (methodological or applied area of interest);
Collaborating with other faculty on projects requiring methodological expertise.
An earned doctorate with a specialization in quantitative research methods;
Strong background in quantitative methods as applied to educational, learning, social, and/or behavioral science domains of inquiry;
A record of (or strong potential for) significant publications and externally funded research;
University teaching experience, including a demonstrated commitment to mentoring students in research methods;
The capacity to collaborate regularly with college faculty in applying for and supporting grant-funded research.
Quantitative skills of particular relevance to applied educational research that complement the current research methods faculty, including, but not limited to, Bayesian methods, data mining and learning analytics, and complex survey data analyses.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
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Internal Number: 49842
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