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Assistant or Associate Professor in Prevention and Community Health (Social and Behavioral Methods, Research Design and Analytics)

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/19/18
Job Description:

The Department of Prevention and Community Health in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University seeks a full-time tenure track or tenured Assistant or Associate Professor. We encourage candidates from diverse disciplines (e.g., public health, economics, public policy, psychology, sociology, education, or a related methodological field) to apply.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field related to social and behavioral methods with advanced methodological training. Applicants must have a proven track record of peer-reviewed publications, demonstrated record of external funding, and have prior teaching experience in social and behavioral quantitative research methods, research design, and/or statistical methods and analytics at the master’s and/or doctoral levels.

 To apply, complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/56463 upload a curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience. The review of applications will begin on November 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

Fudan University – Recruitment of a young associate researcher at the School of Social Development and Public Policy

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/19/18
Job Description:

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1 associate research fellow . Young scholars in the fields of psychostatistics, psychometrics, clinical and health psychology, cognition and brain science, social and management psychology, development and educational psychology are particularly welcome.

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1) Can engage in research and teaching in related fields, have a good publishing record, and have published at least three high-quality academic papers in SCI and SSCI journals by the first author or correspondent author ;

2) Those who have obtained a doctoral degree overseas or have overseas study, teaching and research experience are preferred;

3) It is possible to offer courses related to the above research directions for undergraduates and postgraduates, and it is preferred to be able to undertake advanced psychology statistics. Applicants should have good foreign language skills and be able to teach foreign languages ​​or bilinguals.

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The post treatment is in accordance with the uniform regulations of the school or negotiated with the college. We will actively seek high-level talent introduction programs for senior applicants. Enjoy competitive salary and housing allowances. According to the direction of the subject and the needs of the work, provide sufficient research start-up fees. The school provides various types of insurance and housing provident fund according to the relevant policies of the state and Shanghai.

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Applicants are requested to provide the following materials (applicable by email):

1 ) A copy of academic qualifications and degree certificate (new graduates can provide before registration)

2 ) The main discussion in the near future, 1-3 papers (the original graduates should provide the original dissertation)

3 ) CV (please list all the published works, including the author’s order, the name of the magazine or publisher, and the time of publication, as well as participation in research projects, academic honors, study and work experience)

After receiving the job application, the Appointment Work Committee will complete the preliminary selection within 2 months and notify the candidate who intends to apply to Fudan University for job application academic report and teaching test. After the interview is passed, the personnel procedures shall be handled in accordance with the relevant procedures of Fudan University.

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Open Rank Professor in Assessment and Measurement in Education, UC Davis School of Education, Starting July 1, 2019

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/04/18
Job Description:
The School of Education (SOE) at the University of California, Davis, seeks an innovative scholar in the area of educational assessment and measurement. Candidates who focus on applied research related to measurement in educational systems and who conduct rigorous psychometric research are encouraged to apply. The School has a strong emphasis in the study of the causes and consequences of inequality in education, as well as the methods by which inequities may be reduced. The School strongly encourages candidates with research pertinent to equity issues in education to apply, but candidates in all areas of educational assessment will be considered.The ideal candidate will have rigorous quantitative training in educational measurement and experience applying those skills to an area of substantive research. We will also prioritize individuals who can link assessment and measurement to the real work of students, K-12 teachers and/or policy makers. Examples include, but are not limited to: (a) assessment of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, students receiving services under IDEA, and other underserved populations; (b) developing the assessment literacy of teachers and policymakers; © assessment of student behavior or disciplinary decisions; (d) technology-based assessment; (e) use of testing for admissions and placement in higher education; and/or (f) work to advance state-of-the-art assessments that serve students, teachers, and the public.Details on the responsibilities of the position and expected qualifications are presented below. Those applying for appointment as an Assistant Professor are expected to demonstrate some scholarship activity and a potential to obtain extramural funding. To be considered for appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor, the applicant must have an established national reputation, a documented line of research, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding.The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018.Additional Details:
The School of Education (SOE) at the University of California, Davis, seeks an innovative scholar in the area of educational assessment and measurement. Candidates who focus on applied research related to measurement in educational systems and who conduct rigorous psychometric research are encouraged to apply. The School has a strong emphasis in the study of the causes and consequences of inequality in education, as well as the methods by which inequities may be reduced. The School strongly encourages candidates with research pertinent to equity issues in education to apply, but candidates in all areas of educational assessment will be considered.The ideal candidate will have rigorous quantitative training in educational measurement and experience applying those skills to an area of substantive research. We will also prioritize individuals who can link assessment and measurement to the real work of students, K-12 teachers and/or policy makers. Examples include, but are not limited to: (a) assessment of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, students receiving services under IDEA, and other underserved populations; (b) developing the assessment literacy of teachers and policymakers; © assessment of student behavior or disciplinary decisions; (d) technology-based assessment; (e) use of testing for admissions and placement in higher education; and/or (f) work to advance state-of-the-art assessments that serve students, teachers, and the public.

Details on the responsibilities of the position and expected qualifications are presented below. Those applying for appointment as an Assistant Professor are expected to demonstrate some scholarship activity and a potential to obtain extramural funding. To be considered for appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor, the applicant must have an established national reputation, a documented line of research, and a track record of existing and sustained extramural funding.

The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018.

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Assistant or Associate Research Professor – Penn State University

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/03/18
Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
09/17/2018
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
83044
Classification:
Exempt
Work Unit:
College of Health and Human Development
Department:
The Methodology Center

DESCRIPTION

The Methodology Center in the College of Health and Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University seeks a qualified candidate for a non-tenure-track research faculty position. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of investigators in the Center to carry out methodologically innovative research related to drug abuse, and to disseminate this research broadly in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Candidates at either the assistant or associate level will be considered. This position involves, but is not limited to, conducting research focused on technical demonstrations and empirical studies using mixture models and time-varying coefficient models applied to data on substance use and comorbid risky behaviors. This position also involves helping to create training materials on methodological topics for dissemination via the Center’s website. Candidates must have strong statistical programming skills, experience analyzing large, complex data sets, and familiarity with modern methods for handling and analyzing longitudinal data. Experience with mixture models, time-varying coefficient models, intensive longitudinal data, high-dimensional data, experimental design, and/or decision analysis is preferred. Duties include conducting data analyses, participating in preparing scientific articles for publication and conference presentations, and interfacing with intervention scientists who are collaborators or potential collaborators in Center research. Duties may include occasional participation in team teaching of courses or workshops. The selected candidate will be expected to remain productive in terms of publishing in peer-reviewed outlets, to be proactive in organizing conference symposia/presentations, and to participate in preparing applications for external funding as co-investigator or principal investigator. The Methodology Center is a well-established and highly regarded interdisciplinary research center comprised of faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students. The Center is devoted to addressing methodological issues that arise in social, behavioral and health sciences, particularly issues related to the prevention and treatment of drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, and related outcomes. The successful candidate will have exceptional resources, including access to administrative and software support staff, any required hardware and software, and travel funding for at least one scientific conference annually. This position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a quantitatively oriented area (including quantitative psychology, social, behavioral or health sciences, public health, statistics, or biostatistics), plus at least two years of postdoctoral research experience. Very strong methodological skills and interests are required. A background in health behavior, public health, social behavior, or psychology is preferred. The strongest candidates will have previous experience developing and applying innovative statistical methods to behavioral data and be familiar with substance use research. Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, detail-oriented, responsible, team-oriented, and creative, with excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills, who is able to maintain a high level of productivity working on multiple projects simultaneously. This is a fixed-term appointment, funded for one year from the date of hire, with excellent possibility of renewal. The salary and benefits associated with this position are competitive. Candidates must complete an online application and upload (1) a letter of application indicating research background, career goals, and prior experience with disseminating innovative methods; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) three letters of professional reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more information, visit The Methodology Center’s website at http://methodology.psu.edu or contact Dr. Bethany Bray (phone: 814-865-1225, e-mail: bcbray@psu.edu). Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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Assistant Professor – Quantitative Psychology

Psychology Job Posting

Posted to StatsCamp.org – 10/01/18

Description:

The Psychology Department at Montclair State University invites applications for a full-time, tenuretrack

assistant professor faculty position in Quantitative Psychology to begin in September 2019. We

seek a dynamic colleague to join the faculty who will contribute to teaching our graduate courses, for

example, multivariate statistics, hierarchical linear modeling or structural equation modeling. In

addition, this new faculty member will have the opportunity to be involved in our Clinical Psychology

PhD Program and our newly proposed PhD Program in I/O Psychology. Area of specialization is open

but should be well-developed and complement the department’s current specializations (I/O, Clinical,

Developmental, Cognition, Neuroscience, Social, Health). Publications in methodological outlets are

desirable. Responsibilities include teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels;

maintaining an active research program with publications in top-tier journals; mentoring

undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students; pursuing external funding; and providing service to the

University and professional community. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Montclair State University is a public doctoral research university (R3) located approximately 30

minutes from New York City. The Psychology Department is in a period of rapid expansion and

currently comprises more than 30 tenure-track and tenured faculty members organized into three broad

categories: clinical, I/O, and general. The department has 20 highly active research labs, over 2 million

dollars in extramural funding, and faculty who have published in a variety of high profile outlets.

Currently, the department offers a BA degree in psychology, a master degree in psychological

sciences, I/O and clinical psychology and a PhD in child clinical (PhD in I/O is in process of approval).

Qualifications and Requirements:

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Psychology with advanced training and expertise in

quantitative methods. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence

of research productivity commensurate with experience, and potential to compete for extramural

funding.

Send Materials To:

Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three

recommendation letters and representative publications or preprints to the Quantitative Psychology

Search Committee Chair at psycsearch@montclair.edu. Position inquiries should be directed to the

same email address. Please be sure to indicate that your application is for position “VF#5” in both

the cover letter and email subject heading.

https://app1.montclair.edu/xf/hr_jobpostings/details.php?id=1486

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Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

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