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Associate/Full Professor of Quantitative Research Methods

The University of Texas at Arlington
Dalworthington Gardens, TX
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Apr 11, 2024

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Associate/Full Professor of Quantitative Research Methods
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Job Summary:
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies within the College of Education at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for a nine-month position at the level of Associate/Full Professor with a specific focus on Quantitative Research Methods. We are specifically seeking an individual at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor who meets the criteria for receiving tenure based on the department's standards of evidence. The position is also open to individuals at the advanced Assistant Professor (tenure-eligible). The start date of the position will be Fall 2024.

The faculty member will teach graduate-level courses in quantitative research methods, which includes, but is not limited to introduction to statistics and data analysis, regression analysis, quasi-experimental methods, longitudinal analyses, and psychometric methods.

The faculty member is expected to maintain an active research program resulting in scholarly publications and actively participate in the application and implementation of extramural funding.Candidates will exhibit established quality research publication records to qualify for tenure at UT Arlington (R1/Texas Tier One).
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CBC Requirement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies seeks faculty committed to research, mentorship, and teaching who will contribute to our doctoral and master's degree programs. Selected faculty will teach, advise graduate students, and chair and serve on doctoral committees.
  • The successful candidate will pursue external funding and maintain active research agendas with a strong record of research publications.
  • The successful candidate will engage in service to the department, college, university, and profession and contribute to cultivating collegiality within the department and college.
Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in quantitative research methods or a relevant academic discipline aligned with the College of Education and extensive training and experience in quantitative research methods
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and sustain a defined, active research agenda and evidence of high-impact research and obtaining external funding
  • Evidence of effective teaching at the graduate level, experience advising and mentoring doctoral students, and experience chairing dissertation committees
  • Eligibility for a tenured appointment
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Pedagogical experience with hybrid, blended, and online teaching strategies in higher education
  • Evidence of effective engagement and collaboration with a diverse array of partners and stakeholders in educational leadership preparation and service to the University and community
  • Knowledge of the complex policy and legislative environment governing Texas educational institutions
  • Experience participating in entrepreneurial funding endeavors
  • Experience with inquiry/action research
  • Commitment to and experience working with diverse student populations
Department Information:
Home to approximately 1,300 students, 40 faculty, and 25 staff members, the College of Education prepares education professionals to lead North Texas in a dynamic and changing environment and contributes to the national dialogue surrounding education in the 21st Century. The College has two departments, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies ( and Curriculum and Instruction with more than 600 graduates in 2022-2023. The College is currently one of the state's top producers of outstanding education professionals and is committed to meeting the goals of the UTA Strategic Plan/2025 (
University Information:
The University of Texas at Arlington is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metroplex, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area that is home to over 7 million people, one of the fastest-growing tech economies in the United States, and a wide array of arts, entertainment, and cultural activities. UTA is a comprehensive teaching, research, and public service institution dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through scholarship and creative work. The University is committed to providing access and ensuring student success, and to a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization of discoveries by our community of scholars. With an enrollment of more than 40,000 students, UTA is the second largest in the University of Texas System. As a result of its combination of rigorous academics and innovative research, UTA is designated as a Carnegie R-1 "Very High Research Activity" institution. UTA ranks No. 4 nationally in Military Times' annual "Best for Vets: Colleges" list and is among the top 30 performers nationwide for promoting social mobility of its graduates (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). UTA is designated by the U.S. Department of Education as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and it has one of the top 5 most ethnically diverse undergraduate student bodies in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023). Its approximately 270,000 alumni, including some who occupy leadership positions at many of the 24 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in North Texas, contribute to UTA's $22.2 billion annual economic impact on Texas.

Furthermore, UTA is poised to experience widespread growth in the near future. The university recently launched the first phase of its RISE 100 initiative aimed at recruiting 100 new tenure-system faculty to amplify research standing and position UTA as a leader in key scholarly areas; more details are available at The successful candidate for this position will have the opportunity to join UTA during an exciting period of growth and contribute as the university broadens its impact.
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Associate/Full Professor of Quantitative Research Methods
EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.
ADA Accommodations:
The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
To apply applicants should go to and submit the following materials:

Required Documents:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A letter of interest (not to exceed four pages)
  • Contact information for three professional references.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be addressed to: Dr. Ericka Roland (

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