The Warner School's Center for Professional Development and Education Reform invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the assistant professor rank in program evaluation. This is a clinical faculty position, with an initial contract for a minimum of 3 years, renewable, starting with the academic year 2018-2019. Main responsibilities for this position include: conducting specific program evaluations commissioned to the Center for Professional Development and Education Reform (with special emphasis on projects involving K-12 schools and students), developing capacity to utilize advanced program evaluation designs such as experimental/quasi-experimental, value- added, and cost-benefit analyses, participating in securing external funding to support program evaluation activities, teaching program evaluation and other research methods courses for Warner School students, and providing support for the Warner School's program evaluation programs.
Applicants are expected to have an earned doctorate (or a completed doctorate by the start date) in education or a related field, demonstrated ability to conduct quality program evaluations, experience as lead evaluator with program evaluations involving K-12 schools and students as well as in other settings, formal preparation and documented expertise in qualitative, quantitative and mixed research methods, demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines, and experience teaching in higher education. The position requires a commitment to school reform, diversity, inclusion, and social justice, as well as a strong theoretical background and scholarly interests focused specifically on practice. Willingness to teach and provide professional development online, and to learn how to best utilize online spaces to enhance student learning and access, is also expected.
The Center for Professional Development and Education Reform within which this position is part of the Warner School of Education at the University of Rochester. The Warner School is currently taking a leadership role in the University of Rochester's partnership with the Rochester City School District to transform one of its secondary schools (East) through a state-approved
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