School of Family Life - CFS Professorial Faculty (2 positions), may be filled with visitor

Brigham Young University - School of Family Life
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The School of Family Life is seeking talented scholar-teachers to fill 2 full-time professorial faculty positions. Rank is determined commensurate with experience.

These professorial positions in the School of Family Life focus on excellence in teaching and scholarship. Hiring needs are broad in terms of teaching and research areas. Responsibilities include publishing high quality research, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, student mentoring, involvement in public scholarship (for senior faculty), and providing service on program, school, college, and university committees.

United by our common primary identity as children of God, BYU values equal opportunity. We also value and embrace the variety of individual characteristics, life experiences and circumstances, perspectives, talents, and gifts of each member of the BYU community and the richness and strength they bring in helping create and support an environment of covenant belonging centered in Jesus Christ. Candidates with experience in and commitment to mentoring students from a variety of backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Those with established academic or professional careers are encouraged to apply, as well as outstanding new PhDs or ABDs who will complete their degrees by August 2025. Evidence of scholarly capacity and achievement in the field as well as teaching ability is required.


A PhD in family studies, human development, developmental psychology, marriage and family therapy, family and consumer sciences education, sociology, economics, or a related discipline is required.

The required degree must be completed by the start date.

Organization Summary

The School of Family Life (SFL), in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, is one of the largest and most dynamic programs of its kind. SFL offers two undergraduate majors: Family Life, with emphases in Human Development and Family Studies, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The school has more than 40 full-time faculty members and over 1,500 undergraduate majors and minors. SFL also offers an MS degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development, and MS and Ph.D. degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy. There are approximately 60 students in the MS or Ph.D. programs in SFL. The grounding document of the School of Family Life is "The Family: A Proclamation to the World." Faculty are expected to support the principles and practices of this document.

Brigham Young University is one of the largest private universities in the U.S. and is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The university has approximately 33,000 students and 1,300 faculty. It is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountain range in Provo, Utah, a community of approximately 100,000. BYU is an equal employment employer.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Commensurate with experience.

2086 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

How to Apply

Apply at, use job ID 131637.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Loren Marks, Ph.D., School of Family Life Search Committee Chair, 2092C JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, 801-422-0370, or electronically (preferred) to [email protected].

Application Deadline
Apply by August 2, 2024, to ensure full consideration.