Assistant Professor in Applied Measurement - 9 Month Salaried
Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida

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Job Title: Assistant Professor in Applied Measurement - 9 Month Salaried
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 53819
Department The Measurement & Statistics (M&S) program in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at the Florida State University (FSU) is seeking qualified applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The M&S program prepares leaders in educational research to serve in various types of professional positions related to collecting, analyzing, and interpreting educational statistics - as future professors of measurement and statistics at colleges and universities; psychometricians in commercial testing firms; educational-measurement and/or educational-statistics specialists employed by test publishers, regional educational laboratories, or governmental licensing, certification, or assessment units, and directors of measurement activities for schools and school systems. The program currently offers Master of Science (both online and face-to-face) and PhD degrees, as well as a graduate certificate in Measurement & Statistics. The M&S program also serves the College of Education and Florida State University by teaching a series of graduate statistics courses for students from various disciplines. Equal Employment Opportunity

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Responsibilities The successful candidate will be required to:
    Maintain a robust program of research in applied measurement, including publishing in top-tier journalsDevelop and teach graduate-level courses in online, face-to-face, and blended learning environmentsMentor graduate students and advise doctoral dissertations Pursue funding opportunitiesPlay an integral role in collaborating with colleagues, students, and alumni to maintain a strong program community and identityProvide leadership and service to the program, department, college, and profession
Qualifications Candidates for this position are required to have an earned doctorate in Educational Measurement, Educational Assessment, Quantitative Methods, Psychometrics, or closely related field from an accredited university. The successful candidate should have a clearly articulated research focus with a record of peer-reviewed publications, presentations, and grant activities, as appropriate to time in field. The ideal candidate should have experience teaching in online, blended and/or face-to-face settings and should be adept at teaching and designing instruction using a wide variety of learning technologies. ABD candidates can be considered if they will have their degree conferred no later than August 2023.Preferred Preference will be given to candidates with:
    Ability to teach courses in the following areas: classical test theory, item response theory, scaling and equating, and large-scale assessment Demonstrated scholarship in item response theory, computerized adaptive testing, standard setting, scaling and equating, and/or diagnostic assessmentExperience teaching a diverse and international student body
Other Information Classified by the Carnegie Commission as a "Doctoral University: Highest Research Activity," FSU offers 283 degree programs for approximately 45,000 students and has over 2,500 faculty, including 6 Nobel Laureates. U.S. News & World Report ranked FSU as 19th among 209 public universities nationally, and FSU is designated as a "preeminent state university" in the State of Florida. Tallahassee as a community is a vibrant mid-size city with abundant opportunities, from government internships and legislative initiatives to cultural events, shopping, dining, and outdoor activities. Tallahassee is located near the Gulf Beaches of Florida and enjoys abundant sunshine and a mild winter climate.Contact Info For further information about this position, please contact Dr. Yanyun Yang (, Search Committee Chair, Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, College of Education, Florida State University, 3210 Stone Building, Tallahassee, FL 32306-4453University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there's the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow's news!

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply Interested candidates should submit an online application at Review of applications will begin January 20, 2023.Applicants are required to complete FSU's online application, providing all educational details and a curriculum vitae. Applicants should also include a cover letter, a research statement, a teaching statement, up to three sample publications, and names of three references with contact information.Transcripts and three letters of recommendation will be required of candidates selected for an interview. Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2023.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. If you meet these criteria, you must be prepared to provide the following information to FSU upon request:

  • Every institution of higher education attended, whether or not listed on your CV or resume
  • All previous employment since your 18th birthday
  • A list of all published material
  • A list of all current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount
  • List and description of any non-university professional activities
  • Any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country
  • A complete copy of your passport
  • Your most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application)

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