Clinical Assistant Professor of Research and Evaluation Methodology

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Education/Training/Instructional Design, Grant or Research Administration
Department:18070000 - ED-SHDOSE-SCHL OF HUM DEV&ORG

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Job Description:

The University of Florida seeks applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Research and Evaluation Methodology (REM) in the College of Education. The college is a community of collaborative and energetic faculty, who value scholarship, excellence in teaching, and a high level of professional service. This is a 12-month position with teaching and service as the primary responsibilities. 

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach applied research and evaluation methodology courses to both REM majors and non-majors, show a commitment to graduate education, and serve on program, school, college, and university committees.

This 12-month appointment will begin in August 2024. The REM program is housed within the School of Human Development and Organizational Studies (HDOSE) in the College of Education. The REM program ( has eight full-time faculty and robust Ph.D. Master’s programs that offer comprehension methodological training in statistics, psychometrics, evaluation, and qualitative methods. The comprehensive program integrates rigorous academic coursework with research experience, and interdisciplinary collaboration with other fields of education and social sciences. The REM program also offers applied evaluation and methodology courses to graduate and undergraduate students within the college of education and across the university campus.


  • Teach applied graduate-level courses in research and evaluation methodology, both in person and online, to Ed.D. and Ph.D. students from a variety of disciplines.
  • Provide service to the program, school, college, university, and the profession.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in course development.
  • Teach (online, blended, and/or face-to-face) applied research and evaluation methodology courses (i.e., classes in foundation methods and statistics, multiple regression, and multivariate) to students who have different backgrounds in research methods.
  • Mentor and engage with graduate students, including serving on doctoral committees.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. We welcome nominations of and applications from anyone who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical mission, including women, members of minoritized groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: Founded in 1906, the College of Education at the University of Florida has consistently earned national recognition for its excellence. The college has secured rankings of either #1 or #2   for Online Graduate Education over the past eight years. The college is ranked 10th for graduate education among public colleges of education in the U.S. News & World Report. Impressively, the college boasts four academic programs within the top 20 of the U.S. News rankings: Counselor Education (4th), Special Education (4th), Elementary Education (17th) and Secondary Education (20th). Notably, the Teachers, Schools & Society (TSS) program received the 2020 Program of the Year accolade from the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED).

The college has a global reach with more than 35,000 UF “EduGator” alumni spread across the world. Stay connected through social media, search “UF College of Education” on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, X and YouTube.

ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Florida, founded in 1853, is a public land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant research university and one of the most academically diverse universities in the nation.

U.S. News & World Report ranks UF 5th among public universities. Furthermore, UF is #1 nationally for online undergraduate education. National recognition such as being named a Fulbright Top Producing Institution for U.S. Student from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and ranking 20th in Forbes in their respective lists of “Best Values in Public Colleges” are a result of UF’s commitment to provide the highest quality education at the best value. Most recently, UF was named a “5-star college” by Money magazine’s “Best Colleges in America 2023” list.

ABOUT THE AREA: UF is situated in Gainesville in North Central Florida, a vibrant college town that blends big-city cultural and athletic offerings with small-town friendliness and charm, along with excellent schools and other amenities. Gainesville, located about halfway between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, is often recognized as one of America’s best college towns and is easily accessible to three major metropolitan areas (Jacksonville, Orlando and Tampa). The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized Gainesville as a “Tree City USA” every year since 1982. Add the allure of Florida’s famous sunshine, tropical breezes, and abundant wilderness, springs, rivers and seashores nearby, and it is little wonder that top-caliber faculty and students find our college and university to be the perfect balance of premier academics and a fulfilling lifestyle.

Expected Salary:

Salary is negotiable, competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Doctorate in quantitative research methods, statistics, or a closely related field.
  • Ability to teach applied research and evaluation methodology courses, both person and online, to students who vary widely in prior training in research and statistics.
  • Ability to develop applied research and evaluation methodology courses as needed.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience at undergraduate or graduate levels, either in person or online.
  • Actively engage and offer service in professional communities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant should upload all materials to the University of Florida’s employment website If technical assistance is needed, please contact Human resources at (352) 392-2477. Complete applications include: (1) a letter of application addressing required and desired qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references, who after further review will be asked to send a letter of recommendation through the online application system.

Applicants should reference requisition 528895, position number 00040364. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Search Committee Chair, Anne Seraphine, at Review of candidates will begin October 30, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applicant materials should be submitted by October 30, 2023. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the search committee and hiring authority.

The selection process will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws. Search Committee meetings and interviews are open to the public and all applications, resumes, and other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credentialing Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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