The School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Faculty position in Research & Evaluation Methodology (REM) beginning in Fall 2022. Preference will be given to individuals who are currently advanced Assistant Professors or early Associate Professors. 
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are 

The mission of the CU Boulder School of Education is grounded in a lived commitment to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice. We teach and conduct research to make a positive difference with and in schools and communities. The work of our faculty, researchers, staff, and students leads to evidence-based policy and practice. We aim for our graduates to be engaged and informed educators, researchers, policymakers, and community leaders.

We offer cutting-edge, engaging teacher preparation, innovative undergraduate programs, and Colorado’s top-ranked graduate education in: Curriculum & InstructionEducational Foundations, Policy & PracticeEducational Equity, Bilingualism and BiliteracyLearning Sciences & Human Development, and Research & Evaluation Methodology.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

We are searching for a colleague with deep knowledge of quantitative research methods and statistics in education and the application of these methods in educational policy. Requirements for this position include an earned doctorate and depth and breadth of expertise in statistical methods. This colleague will join our internationally recognized faculty whose commitments to equity and social justice are reflected in our contributions to research, policy, and practice. 

Qualified applicants will have an active program of research, a strong publication record, and documented success in obtaining external funding. Their work will demonstrate a thoughtful and compelling progression of scholarship using applied statistics in education. We seek applicants whose work addresses educational inequities in areas including (but not limited to) race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, culture, gender, and/or sexuality. We welcome applicants with substantive knowledge in a wide range of areas in public education and educational policy including early childhood, K-12, or higher education. We also welcome applicants whose primary contributions to scholarship in education and educational policy are methodological in nature.

This position requires evidence of strong teaching and mentoring. Qualified applicants must be prepared to teach graduate courses in quantitative methods including introductory statistics, applied regression, experimental/quasi-experimental design and research methods, and multilevel modeling, among other quantitative methods courses. Further, they will be expected to contribute to the REM doctoral program and mentor doctoral students. Like all CU School of Education faculty, they will be expected to engage in outreach and leadership to the school, campus, local, and larger communities. 

What You Should Know 

As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check pilot program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate’s conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.

What We Can Offer 

The salary range for this position will be $75,000.00 – $90,000.00 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Earned Ph.D.
  • Program of research in quantitative methods in education/quantitative research in educational policy.
  • Expertise in statistical methods including experimental/quasi-experimental design and research methods.
  • Strong evidence of teaching and mentoring at the graduate level.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Evidence of a strong program of research and publication in quantitative educational policy.
  • Evidence of success in obtaining external funding to support educational research.

Special Instructions 

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

  1. A succinct Cover Letter describing your program of research, specifying your areas of expertise and knowledge both in terms of educational policy and in terms of quantitative research methods, and how your approach to teaching aligns with the School of Education’s commitment to democracy, diversity, equity and justice;
  2. Curriculum Vita;
  3. A Professional Publication;
  4. Past Course Evaluations.
  5. Optional: Any other supplemental materials you would like to include.

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2021; Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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