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Virginia Commonwealth University Assistant Professor in Richmond, Virginia

School/Unit: School of Education

Rank: Assistant Professor

Department: SOEFoundations: Dept

Purpose of Position:

This nine-month tenure-eligible faculty position is responsible for maintaining an on-going program of research in educational psychology; having a clear potential for external funding to support research efforts; teaching undergraduate, master’s and doctoral courses and advising doctoral students in educational psychology; advising and mentoring doctoral student research; collaborating with colleagues particularly in externally funded research; participating in appropriate service activities at the department, college, university, and professional organization levels.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Teaching Teach undergraduate, master’s and doctoral courses; advise and serve on dissertation committees for doctoral students in educational psychology; advise and mentor doctoral student research.

  2. Research Maintain an on-going program of research in educational psychology, including seeking external funding to support research efforts; collaborate with colleagues, particularly in externally funded research projects.

  3. Service Participate in appropriate service activities at the department, college, university and professional organization levels.

Required Qualifications:

•Earned doctorate in educational psychology or closely related field; •Record of refereed publications; promise or record of external funding to support research; •An innovative and impactful research agenda that aligns with federal funding agencies; evidence of strong methodological skills; Experience teaching educational psychology or related courses at the college level; •Demonstrated success in working with others on research projects; •Experience conducting research related to or within urban settings, high-need schools, and/or underrepresented populations; and Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Record of obtaining external funding; •Demonstrated interest in human development in education; •Experience with doctoral education; experience teaching or designing online courses in educational psychology or a related field; and •K-12 teaching experience.

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