Assistant Professor Qualitative Educational Research « Position Deleted on 3/05/2013 »
|Institution:||The University of Memphis|
An earned doctorate in Educational Research or a closely related discipline that clearly evidences education in qualitative methodologies and teaching experience at the college level are required. Scholars with graduate qualitative certificates, experience teaching related courses and related research publications are highly desired. We desire applicants with strong qualitative training and experience who demonstrate methodological and socio-cultural theoretical innovation in their teaching and research. We are interested in scholars who can contribute to our University-wide Graduate Qualitative Certificate Program through knowledge of multiple methodologies such as grounded theory, phenomenology, case study, ethnography, and narrative inquiry, and through social justice oriented scholarship. Applicants must be well versed in macro social theories (post-positivism to post-structuralism) and the critical, post-modern, and narrative turns. Successful applicants will highlight their abilities to teach across various philosophical paradigms and academic disciplines. Scholars who are open and knowledgeable in both qualitative and quantitative methods, and who engage in innovative methodologies, theories, and creative analytic practices are particularly encouraged to apply.
Hiring Range: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.