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August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

University of Delaware

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College of Education & Human Development
School of Education
Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Psychometrics

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111470805
Date Posted: 11/04/2022
Date Inactive: 01/31/2023
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Psychometrics
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Newark, Delaware, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I0 -- General
Salary Range: Competitive Compensation and Benefits Package
Full Text of JOE Listing:

A tenure-track assistant professor position is available starting September 1, 2023.

The School of Education in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Delaware seeks an exceptional researcher with a strong scholarly record in the field of psychometrics in areas such as advanced item response theory, dimensionality assessment, computer-based testing, accountability and testing, generalizability theory, and equating.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in education, statistics, psychology, or related field by the start date, with demonstrated knowledge of educational research methodology and demonstrated working knowledge of current technical measurement issues, including: scaling, dimensionality, IRT and MIRT models, hierarchical modeling, equating, sampling, and generalizability.

Responsibilities include sustaining a significant research program, supervising doctoral research as appropriate, teaching courses on theories of measurement with special emphasis on item response theory, and service as assigned. Teaching and advising responsibilities will primarily be with the Ph.D. in Educational Statistics and Research Methods as well as other nationally-recognized SOE programs based on expertise.

For inquiries, contact: Assistant Professor Zach Collier, Search Committee Chair,

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Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2023
Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should include (1) a 2-3 page letter describing their qualifications for the position, including academic preparation, scholarship, research accomplishments (including external funding), applied policy/practice work, and evidence of effective teaching and mentoring, (2) a brief (no more than 1 page) diversity/equity/inclusion statement that addresses how the candidate has or will teach and mentor a diverse student population, how they will support diversity initiatives on campus, and the extent to which their own research agenda focuses on equity; (3) a curriculum vitae, and (4) the names and contact information for 3 references. Please do not send recommendation letters at this time; we will request letters from semi-finalists. Submit applications at

For inquiries, contact: Assistant Professor Zach Collier, Search Committee Chair,