Tenure Track, Assistant or Associate Professor

Middle Tennessee State University
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College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Human Sciences Department
Family and Consumer Sciences Program
Child and Family Studies

Position Announcement
Tenure Track, Position Number 119020
https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/7480

The Department of Human Sciences at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor or higher rank in Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS). The start date for this position is August 1, 2019.

The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in family relations and dynamics with emphases in family health and wellness and aging.

The CDFS program serves approximately 240 undergraduate students with a holistic approach to the study of family dynamics and intergenerational, lifespan development. The curriculum is approved by the National Council on Family Relations as a Family Life Education (FLE) program, thereby allowing students to graduate as Certified Family Life Educators (CFLE’s). In addition, the program provides an extensive hands-on learning environment and as such is designated as an Experiential Learning (EXL) program. Through these classroom experiences, students are also eligible to be EXL Scholars.

MTSU seeks candidates who are committed to innovative teaching, robust research/creative activity and meaningful service. We also seek to attract a culturally and academically diverse faculty who value working with a diverse student body.

Applicants are required to include a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities as appropriate to the discipline, at the time of online application. NOTE: Teaching evaluations MUST also be submitted as “Other Document” under Applicant Documents. Applicants who do not attach all required documentation prior to the Optimal Review Date cannot be considered.

If you need assistance in applying, please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128. If you have position specific questions, please contact Ms. Deborah Belcher ([email protected]), Department Chair.

Qualifications

PhD in Child Development and Family Studies or related discipline and University teaching experience: traditional classroom and online is required. It is desirable that the candidate have the ability to become a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE).

Organization Summary

With an enrollment of about 22,000 students, Middle Tennessee State University is the No. 1 choice for our state's transfer students, the No. 1 provider of graduates to the Greater Nashville economy and the No. 1 choice of adults (ages 25 and up) seeking a four-year degree. We have been recognized nationally for our Quest for Student Success, our University-wide priority to help our students persist and graduate. Our University is also honored to be the home of the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center, the largest support facility of its kind in Tennessee.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Commiserate with experience.
Location

Middle Tennessee State University
1301 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
United States

How to Apply

Position Announcement
Tenure Track, Position Number 119020
https://mtsujobs.mtsu.edu/postings/7480

Applicants are required to include a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and their Research Statement or Creative Activities as appropriate to the discipline, at the time of online application. NOTE: Teaching evaluations MUST also be submitted as “Other Document” under Applicant Documents. Applicants who do not attach all required documentation prior to the Optimal Review Date cannot be considered.

If you need assistance in applying, please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128. If you have position specific questions, please contact Ms. Deborah Belcher ([email protected]), Department Chair.

Application Deadline
Until position is filled.