The Quantitative Methods in Education (QME) track in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota offers training in measurement, evaluation, statistics, and statistics education leading to the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees. QME provides students with broad but rigorous methodological skills so graduates can conduct research on methodologies, help to train others in methodology, or conduct research in related fields. Graduates find a job market in academia, industry, and government eager to employ people with these skills.
Develop and sustain a strong and coherent record of scholarship, pertinent to the development and application of mixed methods research and research designs in educational settings.
Applicants should be committed to securing external funds in support of their scholarly inquiry.
Research in educational settings is preferred.
Graduate Advising and Teaching (40%):
Mentor and advise graduate students.
Teach graduate-level courses on topics such as mixed methods research designs, quantitative and qualitative research methods, and principles and methods of evaluation at introductory and advanced levels.
Course assignment(s) will build on the individual’s areas of expertise and research, and may include undergraduate course development and teaching in other areas of the department.
Participate in department, college, university, and other outreach and public engagement activities, including service on internal committees or task forces, making presentations to external constituencies.
Participation in the activities of relevant professional organizations in quantitative methods in education is expected.
An earned doctorate in educational psychology, psychology or a related field with emphases in quantitative and qualitative methods in education.
Preparation, training, and experience focused on the development and application of complementary qualitative and quantitative methods in educational research and/or or other settings (e.g., nonprofit organizations, think tanks, industry).
Evidence of a programmatic line of research and resultant research productivity or the potential for productivity in the form of peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations and other relevant research products (e.g., book chapters, books, research reports).
Evidence of success in or potential for securing external funding.
Higher education teaching and student advising experience at the graduate level.
Demonstrated ability or potential to work collaboratively and collegially in department, college, university, and community service and governance.
Ability or potential to engage in interdisciplinary research.
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