Job Details

California State University, Fresno
  • Position Number: 1347277
  • Location: Fresno, California
  • Position Type: Education
Title: Educational Research and Measurement

Rank: Assistant Professor

Status: Tenure Track

Start: Fall 2019 (August 2019)

General: The Department of Curriculum and Instruction invites applications for a tenure-track position in Research and Statistics. The department seeks applicants prepared to be an innovative, engaged teacher and mentor to graduate students in the Kremen School of Education and Human Development. The primary teaching and research interests will be in the area of research, statistics, measurement, and program evaluation. This individual will also mentor students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service related activities with the university and community. Specific assignments are dependent on department and college needs and the expertise of the individual.

Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.


Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.):
1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Research Methodology, Statistics, Measurement, Program Evaluation, Educational Psychology, Education, or other closely-related is required.
2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for an appointment, the doctorate must be completed by September 1, 2019.

Required Experience:
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds; and
Extensive coursework in the areas of quantitative and qualitative research, statistics, measurement, and evaluation.

Preferred Experience:
1. Successful teaching experience at the graduate, undergraduate, or K-12 level;
2. Evidence of successful research activities, such as publications in scholarly journals, funded grant proposals, evaluation work, and/or collaborative research;
3. Methodological area(s) of expertise such as statistical modeling, qualitative methodology, data visualization, action research, educational measurement, or program evaluation;
4. Content area(s) of expertise such as English language learners, curriculum, teacher training, counseling, educational administration, or technology; and
5. Practitioner-oriented data communication skills with school districts, institutions of higher education, or other organizations.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2019. If they choose, the committee may review applications submitted after this date. This position automatically closes May 1, 2019. Apply online at:

Attach the following:
1. Letter of interest or cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications:
2. Current curriculum vitae;
3. Names and contact information of three professional references;
4. Statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Candidates invited for an on-campus visit must submit by mail/e-mail within designated deadline. The Search Chair will send information and requests for these items:
1. Three current letters of recommendation (dated within 12 months of full consideration date.)
2. Official transcripts

Committee Information and Search process:
Search Chair: Dr. Christian Wandeler
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Kremen School of Education and Human Development

About Fresno State
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News and World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department:
The KSOEHD has four Departments offering master's degrees in counseling, curriculum and instruction, early childhood education, educational leadership, multilingual/multicultural education, reading, rehabilitation counseling, special education, and teaching. A doctoral program in educational leadership is also offered. Research faculty members are housed in the Curriculum and Instruction Department and teach research, statistics, qualitative research, and evaluation and measurement courses to graduate students in all departments and programs. Classes are offered in face-to-face, hybrid, and fully online formats. Research faculty provide research support to faculty in the school and university. In 2014 the KSOEHD was been fully accredited by NCATE and CCTC and received an exemplary designation by the examination committee. Faculty members are known for excellence in teaching and have received many teaching awards. Faculty also procure numerous grants and other funding support.

Other Campus Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at . Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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