Assistant/Associate Professor of Child and Family Development

Location:

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Child and Family Development is a full-time, ten month, tenure-track position in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology.

Responsibilities:

• Teach professional level undergraduate level courses
• Advise undergraduate students
• Coordinate and supervise student field experiences
• Coordinate on-going curriculum development activities to include web-based courses to accommodate traditional and nontraditional students
• Develop, and maintain positive community relations with relevant child and family agencies; child and family development centers and other community outreach organizations
• Develop personal and undergraduate research, particularly as it relates to child development
• Serve on departmental committees
• Seek external funds to support program activities and student scholarships
• Provide oversight and supervision of the Child Development Lab
• Integrate technology in the classroom and committed to alternative methods of program delivery to accommodate nontraditional students
• Participate in the continuous assessment, of student learning outcomes
• Provide service to the university and professional organizations
• Assist students in acquiring Internships
• Actively participate in recruitment of students
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Minimum:
• PhD in child development, family studies, or human development
• Teaching experience (two years) in child development, family studies, human development and/or early childhood education
• Experience in online teaching instruction
• Experience in early learning care & supervising a child development lab and writing accreditation/self-study reports
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Excellent analytical, oral, and written communication skills

Preferred:
•Demonstrated success in research and scholarly activities
•Five years teaching experience in child development, family studies, and/or early development
• Experience working for a Land Grant University

Interested persons should submit a complete application packet which includes:

  • Cover Letter (include Job Title and Job Number)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Copy of Official Transcript(s) – Diploma copies are not accepted in lieu of transcripts
  • List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to hrfvsu@fvsu.edu, with the Job Title and Job Number in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain all required information will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.