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GRAD PSYCH AND COUNSELING - Faculty of Research & Statistical Methodology

Job Classification

  Faculty Full-Time (75-100%)

Position summary

Teach graduate level courses in research methods, applied statistics, program evaluation and scale/survey construction.  Able to teach in-person and online courses. Serve in Master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation committees as Chair and/or Methodologist. Provide academic advisement to students in the program (what program - department?); maintain an active research agenda as documented in publications and presentations in conferences; serve in program, college and university committees.

Qualifications summary

Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Duties and responsibilities

Teach quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research designs to an inter-disciplinary group of graduate students.
Teach applied univariate and multivariate statistical techniques, including structural equation modeling.
Teach courses in program evaluation, and modern educational/psychological measurement.
Serve as Chair and/or Methodologist for Master’s Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation committees.
Advise students and faculty on research designs and data analysis techniques.
Deliver both in-person and online learning courses.
Maintain an active research agenda demonstrated through publications and presentations at regional and national conferences.
Assist in the improvement and development of program curricula.
Teach courses at various times, including evenings; travel to extension campus may be required.
Stay informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction, and new developments in the field of educational and psychological research and applied statistics via professional development activities. 
Maintain professional development/growth through involvement in research, publications, presentations at conferences, and maintaining active memberships in appropriate professional organizations (e.g. APA, AERA).
Serve as core faculty member of the Program in Educational Psychology (what level?).
Participate in developing and implementing University policies, guiding principles, objectives and functions in accordance with the philosophy of the University.
Attend regularly scheduled program, department, college and university meetings.
Meet with students to address academic, course, and research requirements.
Work closely with other faculty in a team-oriented environment.

Supervisory responsibilities

Directly supervises 1-2 graduate assistants. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.


Must be a Seventh-day Adventist in good and regular standing.

Technical competencies

Interpersonal interactions

Physical demands

A successful individual will be able to meet the physical demands described here to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description. This job requires the employee to:
            -sit for periods of a few hours at a time
            -use hands with freedom
            -reach out with hands and arms
            -stand and walk
            -crouch and crawl
            -use a computer and telephone

Work environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate.