[EDLING:1010] Faculty position: UCSC--Assistant Professor Educational Evaluation and Assessment (fwd)

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at CCAT.SAS.UPENN.EDU
Wed Sep 28 12:35:42 UTC 2005

From: Russell W. Rumberger <russ at lmri.ucsb.edu>
To: sea at lmri.ucsb.edu, lmresearch at lmri.ucsb.edu


Assistant Professor Educational Evaluation and Assessment

*The Education Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz
invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor
whose professional and research expertise lies in the assessment of
educational interventions, using large-scale databases. The Department
is particularly interested in candidates who possess knowledge and
skills in one or more of the following areas: educational accountability
systems, data-based decision making, large-scale evaluation studies and
policy analysis, employing both qualitative and quantitative measures.
Expertise in advanced statistical analysis is preferred. Successful
candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous research program,
contribute to the intellectual vitality of the department, and teach
across the departments academic programs: the undergraduate Minor,
Masters/Teacher Education Program, Ph.D. Program, and joint Ed.D.
Program. The selected candidate will join a faculty representing diverse
disciplines (e.g., psychology, anthropology, cognitive science, etc),
all of whom endeavor to understand the processes of teaching, learning
and schooling in the context of social, cultural, and linguistic
diversity. In addition, research partnerships and other collaborations
with public school educators are key features of the Departments
programs. The Department and campus are especially interested in
candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the
academic community through their research, teaching, and service.

*RANK*: Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

*SALARY*: $46,300 - $51,700, commensurate with qualifications,
experience, and level of appointment.

*MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS*: Ph.D. in education or a related field such as
sociology or economics is preferred by July 2006; must be in hand no
later than June 30, 2007. Candidates will be judged with respect to
their performance and promise in teaching, research, and/or other
creative work, and potential for grant-writing. The person appointed to
this position will play an active role in the departments joint Ed.D.
Program in Collaborative Leadership. Please visit
http://education.ucsc.edu/edd/default.asp for information on the Ed.D.


*APPLY TO: *Applicants must submit: a letter of application that
provides a concise description of research, teaching experience and
plans; a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation (all letters
will be treated as confidential; please direct your references to UCSCs
confidentiality statement at
http://www2.ucsc.edu/ahr/policies/confstm.htm), copies of reprints;
copies of teaching evaluations and course syllabi.

*Send all application materials to:

*Education Department
Attn: Bryony Cohelan, Academic Coordinator
University of California, Santa Cruz
1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

*Please refer to position # 059-06 in your reply.

CLOSING DATE: *Applications must be postmarked by October 25, 2005.


Russell W. Rumberger, Director
UC Linguistic Minority Research Institute    URL:  http://lmri.ucsb.edu
South Hall, Room 4722	                            Phone: 805-893-2250
Santa Barbara, CA 93106                              Fax:  805-893-8673

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