Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

Anderson University (SC)
Posting Date

Anderson University

Anderson University (SC) and the College of Arts and Sciences invite applications for a full-time, nine-month position in Human Development and Family Studies at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in Fall 2022. The ideal candidate will have a record of successful teaching that includes human development, family dynamics, statistics, and research methods. Experience advising and mentoring undergraduate students is preferred, and an interest or experience in developing innovative interdisciplinary and/or contemporary topics courses would be helpful. A Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies is required. CFLE credential through NCFR is desirable. Faculty status (including the option of tenure-track) will be determined at the time of appointment based upon experience and record of scholarship.

The largest private university in South Carolina, Anderson University is an innovative and entrepreneurial comprehensive, liberal arts university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. AU is one of just a handful of universities in the world to be receive of Apple's Distinguished School recognition four times. In addition to being named as one of the best Southeastern Colleges by the Princeton Review, AU was recently ranked by U.S News & World Report as the #2 Regional College in the South with a Strong Commitment to Teaching. We are located in South Carolina’s Upstate region, a growing and thriving community with award-winning public schools with convenient access to major cities and year-round outdoor recreation. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, active in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of faith.

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit a digital cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of their relevant graduate coursework, and an AU faculty application to:

Susan Kratko, Administrative Assistant,
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621
[email protected]

About our Commitment to Diversity

Anderson University is committed to developing a diverse campus and culture that is reflective of God’s Kingdom and biblical unity. Anderson University does not illegally discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other basis on which the University is prohibited from discrimination under local, state, or federal law, in its employment or in the provision of its services, including but not limited to its programs and activities, admissions, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other University-administered programs. In order to fulfill its purpose, the University may legally discriminate on the basis of religion in employment. The University has been granted exemption from certain regulations promulgated under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 which conflict with the University's religious tenets.

Please direct inquiries about our commitment to diversity to Dr. L. Dianne King, Associate Vice President for Student Development/Dean of Student Success/ Title IX Coordinator, Thrift Library Office 203, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621, (864) 231-2026, [email protected]. or to the Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education at [email protected].

Organization Summary

Located in the vibrant city of Anderson, in the rapidly growing region of Upstate South Carolina, Anderson University is a selective, comprehensive Christian liberal arts university offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus, online and on at the University Center in Greenville. Students may choose from 50 major degree programs, 29 concentrations, 48 minors, 18 master’s and doctoral degrees and 8 certification programs.

Anderson University is among the fastest-growing private universities in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Education and the Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac. Increased enrollment only tells part of the story, however; the reason for it is Anderson’s reputation as a premier institution of higher learning and status among the best regional universities in the South as recognized by both U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Further, U.S. News & World Report for 2022 named Anderson as one of the “Best Value” schools among regional universities in the south, and the Wall Street Journal for 2021 named Anderson #26 for best student engagement among all universities in the United States.

Job Overview

Location

316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621
United States

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a digital cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of their relevant graduate coursework, and an AU faculty application to:

Susan Kratko, Administrative Assistant,
College of Arts and Sciences
Anderson University
316 Boulevard
Anderson, SC 29621
[email protected]

Faculty Application Link:

https://andersonuniversity.edu/resources/hr/employment/assistant-profes…

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.