Nov 16, 2018

Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology

  • Ball State University
  • Ball State University, W University Ave, Muncie, IN, USA
Full time Education

Job Description

Ball State University’s Department of Educational Psychology is accepting applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Education Psychology available August of 2019. Teaching responsibilities will include graduate courses in introductory and advanced topics in statistics and research methods. The courses covered will serve the doctoral and masters programs within the department, which include PhD’s in School Psychology and Educational Psychology, and Master’s Degrees in Quantitative Psychology, School Psychology, School Counseling, and Educational Psychology. The courses also serve a wide range of graduate programs from the College and University. Instructional settings will include both online and on campus modalities. An active research agenda is required for successful progress in the tenure process, with flexibility in area of expertise. Service to the University, community, and professional community is required for successful performance in the department.


Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, or related field from an accredited college or university conferred by date of appointment.  


Employer will consider sponsorship. 


Preferred qualifications: University teaching experience in research methods and statistics, experience applying statistical and research methods to educational settings, grant writing experience. Research that supports the mission of the University, College, and Department and supports research development of doctoral and masters students. Expertise and/or scholarly interest in topics related to diversity and experience with supporting and promoting diversity in research, educational access, or social justice.


Apply online at: Include the following documents with your application:  cover letter addressed to Dr.  Serena Shim and curriculum vitae. Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 4, 2019.


Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.


The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.


The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:


 Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.


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