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Fwd: More quant faculty positions -- Fwd: [smep] 2 position opening at University of Illinois

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From: Rachel Fouladi <rfouladi@sfu.ca>
Subject: More quant faculty positions -- Fwd: [smep] 2 position opening at University of Illinois
Date: October 6, 2016 at 12:25:46 PM PDT
To: Psychology Chair's Assistant <psycsecr@sfu.ca>, Richard Lockhart <lockhart@sfu.ca>, Phil Winne <winne@sfu.ca>, kadriye.ercikan@ubc.ca, Bruno Zumbo <bruno.zumbo@ubc.ca>

Here are some positions that some quant psyc/stat/data science students might find interesting.
Feel free to forward the information.

Rachel Fouladi
Associate Professor

----- Forwarded Message -----
From: Carolyn Jane Anderson <cja@illinois.edu>
To: smep@smep.org
Cc: Carolyn Jane Anderson <cja@illinois.edu>
Sent: Thu, 06 Oct 2016 10:39:59 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: [smep] 2 position opening at University of Illinois

                      Open-Rank Professor of Statistics and Quantitative Methods (2 Positions)
               The Division of Quantitative, Qualitative and Evaluative Research Methodologies
                          Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education
                                  UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

Applications are being accepted for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions in the area of statistics and quantitative methods. One position is open rank and one position is at the rank of assistant or associate. We are looking for scholars with an active nationally recognized research program, or potential for this if at the rank of assistant, in quantitative methods with an interest in educational research or educational policy. The area of expertise is open; however, we are particularly interested in individuals with expertise in one or more of the following areas: structural equation modeling, multi-level models, Bayesian methods, quasi-experimental design, statistical learning, and methods for high-dimensional data.

In addition to strengths in research/scholarship, the individuals we seek should have a commitment to teaching, supported by an aptitude for effectively presenting complex technical content in a clear and understandable manner.
Responsibilities: The individuals will teach primarily graduate-level courses in statistics; advise and supervise masters’ and doctoral students; and develop additional courses and/or seminars related to their own special interests and expertise. They will be expected to develop and maintain an active program of basic and applied scholarship in quantitative methods, including maintaining a commitment to securing external funding for their research and using their expertise to collaborate on grants with colleagues with convergent interests. They will participate in department, college, and university service, and contribute to the work of relevant national or international professional organizations.

Qualifications: The successful candidates must have a doctorate in psychometrics, quantitative psychology, or a closely related area and demonstrate strong evidence of or the potential for making significant scholarly contributions.

Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the individuals’ rank and experience. The positions are expected to begin August 16, 2017.

Interested individuals should create a profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload in one combined file a brief statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references relevant to the position, and three representative publications. All requested information must be submitted for the application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by the closing date of December 15, 2016. For more information, please go to www.education.illinois.edu/edpsy or www.education.illinois.edu/cbo/human-resources/available-positions. For questions regarding this position, please contact the search committee chair, Professor Carolyn Anderson, at cja@illinois.edu.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of continent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).

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