Educational Measurement & Assessment
Learning Scientist/Assistant Professor
Senior Learning Scientist/Associate Professor
The Learning Sciences Institute (LSI) at Arizona State University(ASU)invites applications for two positions as either a Learning Scientist or Senior Learning Scientist,depending on qualifications and experience, who will be key faculty researchers in the LSI's new Psychometrics & Learning Analytics Research Initiative Center. Each position is intended to support the advancement of interdisciplinary research in the learning sciences. Appointment, as either Assistant or Associate Professor, and tenure home,will depend on the professional background of the successful candidate. Teaching and mentoring of students are required.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate, a record of research publication with highpotential forimpact, external funding, and a strong record of mentoring of students and other researchers, appropriate to rank. Interdisciplinary research and collaboration are highly valued at ASU. Candidates' areas of research interest are open; examples include measurement and psychometric theory, design and validation of tests/assessments, research on assessment of effective teaching and learning, and educational data visualization practices and use. Preference will be given to candidates with clear ability for leading and conducting research that leverages existing faculty strengths and addresses a critical challenge for education or one or more of the LSI's primary researchinitiative centers(i.e., Early Learning, Personalized Digital Learning, Psychometrics & Learning Analytics, and New Learners/New Teachers).Ability to consult with and support junior investigators are also desired characteristics for an appointment at the Associate Professor level.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2012;reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Interested applicants should submit (1) a letter of interest that describes his/her research programand teaching interests, (2) a vita,(3) three representative research publications, and (4) the names and contact information for three references. These materials should be sent electronically as either Word or PDF documents to Stephen N. Elliott, [LSIjobs@asu.edu], Director, Learning Sciences Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2111.
TheLearning Sciences Institute is a new, university-wide enterprise at ASU with the mission to conduct and disseminate research that advances theory, methods, polices, and practices that improve human learning. The LSI is staffed to support faculty research and graduate training in several colleges at ASU, including the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Technology & Innovation, and Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. Senior LearningScientists may also explore entrepreneurial opportunities at ASU SkySong (http://skysong.asu.edu). Visit http://lsi.asu.eduto learn more about the Learning Sciences Institute.
Arizona State Universityis an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Please see ASU's complete non-discrimination statement at https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/
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