Assistant/Associate Professor of Educational/Developmental Psychology, Marquette University

Assistant/Associate Professor

Educational/Developmental Psychology


Marquette University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant/associate faculty position in the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership in the College of Education with a specialization in Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Learning Sciences, or Learning and Assessment. We are seeking equity-centered scholars who have experience using and/or teaching quantitative methods. The successful candidate will: (1) teach and advise in our undergraduate and graduate programs, (2) conduct and publish research and contribute to the pursuit of grant funding, (3) engage in service activities within and outside the University, and (4) be part of the re-envisioning of our teacher education and other programs and our ongoing discussions on the role of social justice in education. Start date is August 19, 2019. 


Required Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in one of the following areas:  educational psychology, developmental psychology, child and adolescent development, learning sciences, teaching and learning, or a closely related discipline

  • Evidence of thoughtful, scholarly teaching in K-12 and/or in higher education classrooms. 

  • Promising or established record of research and publication

  • Experience/academic interest in multicultural or social justice education


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with multicultural/multilingual student populations in K-12 and/or higher education classrooms 

  • Potential to attract external funding

  • Knowledge of and experience in using technology for learning and/or online education

  • Expertise in current issues and best practices in educational assessment

  • A concern for effective urban Catholic and public schooling


Marquette University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is committed to increasing diversity among its faculty and students. Marquette follows a teacher-scholar model in which teaching and research are both valued. The Department’s 16 full-time faculty members are an engaged and collegial group dedicated to the preparation of teachers, principals, university administrators and professors, and other leaders. The Department of Educational Policy and Leadership offers an undergraduate major in elementary and secondary teacher education as well as graduate programs in Educational Leadership, Educational Policy and Foundations and Student Affairs in Higher Education. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research and/or community engagement has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and social justice.


Review of nominations and applications will begin October 29, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates for this position must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to the Marquette University employment website at http://employment.marquette.edu/.  Questions should be directed to Dr. Ellen Eckman, Chair, Department of Educational Policy and Leadership, College of Education, Marquette University, P.O. Box 1881, Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881.  Dr. Eckman can be contacted at 414-288-5161 or by email at ellen.eckman@marquette.edu.   Marquette University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.