Full-Time Lecturer - Child Development and Family Science

Central Washington University
Posting Date
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This position in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is expected to teach existing introductory and advanced Child Development and Family Science courses. Faculty are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, statistics, intimate relationships, diverse families, child development, and other areas, and to contribute to the department/program. Faculty will integrate CWU's commitment to diversity and create a learning environment that is welcoming, accessible and inclusive for all students.


Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree in Child Development and Family Science or related discipline
Possess superior teaching abilities in a variety of modalities
Willingness and ability to teach a wide range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
Teaching, research, service or other experience that has prepared the candidate to contribute to CWU's commitment to the engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse students.

Preferred Qualifications:

Doctoral degree in Child Development and Family Science or related discipline
University-level teaching experience at undergraduate and graduate levels
Experience teaching research methods or strong quantitative research capabilities
Experience conducting and presenting discipline-related research
Ability to incorporate multicultural perspectives and issues into curriculum and classroom conversations.
Experience working in a diverse environment and/or utilizing a variety of teaching methods designed for broad student success
A record of promoting inclusivity in classrooms and academic work environments

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
$42,750 - $53,460

400 E University Way
MS 7565
Ellensburg, WA 98926
United States

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:

A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting; and (c) detail how teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic fields (applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further CWU's commitment to diversity);
Curriculum Vitae including work history, education, training and contact information for three professional references;
Statement of teaching philosophy and experience;
Writing sample; and
Copies of transcripts for the highest degree held.

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Application Deadline
March 25, 2024