Required: PhD in educational psychology-quantitative methods or educational measurement with an emphasis in applied measurement (test score quality assurance, standard setting, equating). Experience in teaching measurement-related courses and in using various statistical analyses packages, including SPSS, R, IRT software, GENOVA, and others.
Preferred: Strong record of teaching or teaching assistant experience in a university setting. Experience in supporting operational large-scale testing programs, including direct experience in supporting standard setting and equating. Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
This appointment is to teach EPsy 8225, Operational Measurement: Test Score Quality Assurance, Standard Setting, & Equating; during spring semester 2013. This 3 credit course addresses traditional and modern approaches to three primary functions of operational testing programs, including the methods of assuring test score quality, conducting standard setting procedures, and equating test scores. Required labs using various computer programs will be an important component of the class. This is a temporary, non-tenured, Academic Professional and Administrative (P&A) position as Lecturer, paid on a per course basis. Employment is contingent on the course meeting its enrollment target.
The Department of Educational Psychology is committed to the study of cognitive, emotional, and social learning processes that underlie education and human development across the lifespan. Research in educational psychology advances scientific knowledge of those processes and their application in diverse educational and community settings. The department provides training in the psychological foundations of education, research methods, and the practice and science of counseling psychology, school psychology, and special education. Faculty and students provide leadership and consultation to the state, the nation, and the international community in each area of educational psychology.
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