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