Position Information

Visiting Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods
Seton Hall’s College of Education and Human Services invites applicants for the position of visiting assistant professor of Quantitative Methods in the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy. This full-time, nine-month appointment is for the 2021-22 academic year, beginning August 15, 2021.

The Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy offers M.A., Ed.S., Ed.D., and Ph.D. programs for students who seek educational leadership, policy, and research positions in K-12 and higher education settings, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and law enforcement agencies. For more information about the department and its offerings, please visit our website at http://www.shu.edu/education-leadership-management-policy/.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This visiting assistant professor position will be primarily responsible for teaching quantitative methods courses in the K-12, higher education, and police graduate studies programs. Students are primarily working adults already established in their careers in education and law enforcement leaders, and courses are offered on evenings and weekends across both online and in-person formats.

The courses that the candidate would be expected to teach cover applied statistical methods and concepts, including data management, descriptive statistics, frequentist statistical inference, and regression-based methods. The candidate may also teach courses in areas such as survey research or a general introduction to research methods. Finally, the visiting assistant professor would mentor student dissertations that use quantitative research methods.

Applicants should include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, and an example of original written work demonstrating skill in statistical analysis and explanation of statistical results. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, for full consideration, applications should be submitted by June 1, 2021.

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Robert Kelchen, chair of the Department of Education Leadership, Management and Policy, at robert.kelchen@shu.edu.

To apply for this position, visit: https://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/494632/contract-faculty-position-in-quantitative-methods.
Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Quantitative Methods
Organization: Seton Hall University
Location: South Orange,  NJ 
United States
Posting Start Date: 5/14/2021
Date Posted: 5/14/2021
Requirements Required qualifications:
  • An earned doctorate in educational leadership, educational policy, public policy, or a related field by September 1, 2021
  • Demonstrated expertise in statistical methodology
  • Skill using Stata/SPSS and Microsoft Excel to perform statistical methods
  • Knowledge of applications of quantitative methodology in education research and administration
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex statistical concepts to a lay audience
  • Skill in oral and written communications
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students with varying baseline ability in quantitative methods
  • There is a possibility that some courses will be held in an off-campus location, which will require the candidates to travel to that location to teach

Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of current issues and trends in statistical methodology
  • Experience in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods to deliver coursework (e.g., Blackboard, online courses)
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students with varying baseline computer literacy
  • Skills in providing constructive feedback on quantitative methods research designs
  • Experience conducting research in education
Status: This listing expires on: 7/13/2021
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Organization Information
Seton Hall University

South Orange,  NJ 07079
United States
(973) 761-9106
Robert Kelchen, Department Chair

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