Instructor in Human Development and Family Science

Department of Applied Health Sciences--Indiana State University
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Indiana State University

Indiana State University is seeking well-qualified, collaborative, and diverse faculty member to the discipline of Human Development and Family Science in the Department of Applied Health Sciences. The successful candidate will demonstrate the potential to be an effective teacher who engages with students and faculty and contributes to community engagement.

This is a 10-month regular faculty appointment at the instructor rank, with the option of achieving senior-instructor after the second 3-year appointment. The faculty member will teach 5 undergraduate courses each semester in the Human Development and Family Science program, assist with student recruitment, and provide support in curriculum development and student outcomes assessment.


Candidates must hold the minimum of a Master's degree in Human Development and Family Science or a closely related discipline. Collegiate teaching experience is preferred.

Professional certification as a CFLE by the National Council on Family Relations is desirable.

Organization Summary

Indiana State University has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Top Colleges and by the Princeton Review as among the best in the Midwest. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, its pedestrian-friendly and beautifully landscaped campus has earned a Tree Campus USA designation and has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally responsible college campuses.

The College of Health and Human Services, established in 2007, is the second-largest college at Indiana State University with a fall 2021 enrollment of 1,832 undergraduate, 568 graduate students, and employs 63 full-time faculty and 46 full-time staff. We offer 15 undergraduate majors, 14 undergraduate minors, 10 master’s degree programs, and 3 doctoral degrees. The college has over 6000 alumni around the nation and the globe, who are making a difference in the health, wellbeing, and social welfare of human beings.

The Department of Applied Health Sciences is comprised of 3 undergraduate academic majors—Human Development and Family Science, Nutrition and Wellness, and Public Health, as well as a Certificate in Gerontology and a Master of Public Health. The Human Development and Family Science program was certified by the National Council on Family Relations in 2019. There are 11 full-time faculty serving 227 students.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Salary is commensurate with experience.

Department of Applied Health Sciences
401 N. 4th St., A431
Terre Haute, IN 47809
United States

How to Apply

Prospective candidates are asked to submit all application materials via the Indiana State University Applicant Tracking System. To access this system please go to

Applicants must provide the following materials
• A cover letter describing your interest and qualifications for the position
• Curriculum vitae
• Three letters of professional reference, at least one of these should be current or recent supervisor. Arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted as part of the online application process. Please note that the references you provide on your application will receive a notification request for a recommendation letter immediately.

Application Deadline
Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled, but those received after November 8, 2021, cannot be ensured full consideration. Review of completed applications will begin immediately.