Lecturer position–2018-2019 Academic Year

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Job description

Educational Evaluation and Research Program Area, Division of Theoretical & Behavioral Foundations

The College of Education at Wayne State University invites applications for a lecturer position in Educational Evaluation and Research (EER) to begin in August 2018. The EER program is designed for students of all disciplines to obtain a career in quantitative and qualitative methodology, including research design, applied statistics, measurement/psychometrics, and program evaluation.

Essential Functions (Job Duties)
· Teach 8 classes per academic year (e.g., 3 Fall, 3 Winter, 2 Spring/Summer).
· Participate in collaborative efforts with colleagues in the Division, College, University and professional communities.

Required Qualifications
· A doctoral degree in Educational Evaluation and Research, Educational Measurement, Applied Social/Behavioral Science Statistics, or a closely related field.
· The successful candidate will be qualified to teach the following courses at the graduate level: (1) ANOVA/ANCOVA, (2) Classical Measurement Theory (3) Structural Equations, (4) Multivariate, (5) Item Response Theory, and (6) Quantitative Program Evaluation.

Preferred Qualifications
· University teaching experience.
· Qualified to teach introductory qualitative methodology courses at the graduate level.

The College of Education’s theme “The Effective Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity,” guides and develops its programs. The College is characterized by its diversity and commitment to an urban mission and reflects the dynamic characteristics of urban life. The College of Education currently enrolls about 2,000 undergraduates and almost as many graduate (master’s/education specialist/doctoral) students in approximately 37 different programs.

Located in the cultural center of Detroit midtown, Wayne State University is within walking distance of major museums, theaters, and music venues. It is one of only two public urban universities with the highest possible designation for both Research and Community Engagement from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. WSU’s 200-acre campus is home to 13 schools and colleges and nearly 28,000 students. WSU offers over 350 academic programs, including 126 bachelor’s degree programs, 139 master’s degree programs, and 60 doctoral degree programs. \

Inquiries regarding all positions should be directed to:

Mr. Joseph White, Chief of Staff

Salary and Rank for above: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to apply

Applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.wayne.edu.
Posting number: 043238.

Applications must include a letter of application/cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching effectiveness, official or unofficial transcripts, and names, addresses, and contact information for at least three references. Letters of reference will be required only from finalists.

Please note: Applicants who are selected for this position will be asked to provide proof of degrees awarded before the hiring process is completed.

Application Deadline: The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, on a rolling basis.

Starting date: August, 2018.

Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 370 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 28,000 students. Wayne State’s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over 200 acres; its six extension centers offer higher education to students throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in.