CLAREMONT GRADUATE UNIVERSITY - Assistant/Associate Professor of Evaluation Practice

Evaluation and Applied Research Methods
Assistant/Associate Professor of Evaluation Practice

The Division of Behavioral and Organization Sciences (DBOS) at Claremont Graduate University is seeking to fill a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate level who is an evaluation practitioner with experience and/or interest in teaching graduate-level evaluation courses, developing and running real-world evaluation projects, chairing and serving on student committees, and training and mentoring graduate students in evaluation practice. The Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences (DBOS) at Claremont Graduate University has a Ph.D. Program in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods, M.A. co-concentration programs in Evaluation with Positive Organizational, Developmental, and Health Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Public Health, an online M.S. program in Evaluation and Applied Research, and encourages transdisciplinary teaching and scholarship. The Claremont Evaluation Center (CEC) supports millions of dollars in evaluation contracts and grants, and professional development programs including The Evaluators’ Institute (TEI). Candidates’ portfolio of work should contribute to one or more of our graduate degree programs, and ideally contribute to the CEC’s portfolio of activities. The ideal candidate should work effectively in team environments, be able to teach in-person, online, and in hybrid modalities, be familiar with evaluation as a transdiscipline and a range of evaluation theories, and be active in professional evaluation associations such as the American Evaluation Association or other national or international associations. We especially encourage evaluators with defined specialty areas such as culturally responsive, systems, organizational, economic, international, cross-cultural, and social justice focused evaluation to apply. The successful candidate also will demonstrate experience and/or capacity for working with a diverse student body.

CGU is an independent institution devoted entirely to graduate study. The city of Claremont is a charming small town located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles and less than 50 miles from Southern California beaches. CGU is a member of The Claremont Colleges, a highly regarded cluster of seven independent colleges. Across the Claremont Colleges there are more than 50 Extended faculty who contribute to the graduate programs in DBOS.

Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local law.

CGU values diversity, equity, and inclusion, and a culture that embraces open exchange and advancement of ideas, collaboration, innovation, and justice. CGU locates diversity as an essential component of its institutional mission. To attract the best and the brightest, to solve humanity’s most pressing problems, to foster a community of life-long learners who make a difference in the
world, CGU is committed to the inherent value of diversity. Candidates who can contribute to that value are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area via their diversity statements. We value candidates whose lived experiences from diverse identities contribute to their scholarly work and to student academic success and wellbeing, which we ask to be included in
applicants’ diversity statement. Additional information on DBOS and CGU can be found at Evaluation of candidates will begin September 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The tentative start date for this position is January 1, 2024. This position is subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees.

Please submit a CV, cover letter, brief diversity statement, and the names and contact information for three references by email to

Dr. Stewart I. Donaldson
Chair, Evaluation Search Committee
Division of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University
123 E. Eighth Street
Claremont, California, 91711