Assistant Professor of Instruction, Child and Family Studies

Ohio University
Posting Date

This is a nine-month (non-tenure track) Assistant Professor of Instruction position that reports to the Chair of the Department of Social and Public Health and is required to teach in the Department of Social and Public Health. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching on campus. Courses could include: program development and research methods; family diversities; children, families, and trauma; children, families, and poverty; parent-child relations; and advanced family development (graduate course). The individual in this position is expected to engage in university and professional service.


Minimum qualifications:
· PhD in child and family studies or related discipline by the time of appointment (8/15/2022)
· Involvement in professional organizations (National Council on Family Relations, etc.)
· Evidence of effective college/university teaching
· Experience with e-learning
· Commitment to diversity
· Commit to Athens campus in-person teaching and advising

Organization Summary

The Department of Social and Public Health is where personal passion meets public good. Our department addresses the health and social service needs of the entire population, making an impact for generations to come. If you want to help meet the world’s biggest challenges in healthcare and social services, the Department of Social and Public Health is where you can maximize your societal contribution.

You will be employing critical thinking skills to address important public needs and problems, no matter your program area or discipline. Whether you are contributing to safer workplaces, helping families grow stronger, improving the environment or the health status of populations, your contributions to the public good are valued and vital. We hope that you will become an advocate for the people who need a champion the most—the young, elderly and all underserved populations at the margins of society.

Whatever your passion and interest, we are ready to help you achieve your career goals. If you are ready to learn, and have a true conviction to make a difference, your future contributions and accomplishments are limitless. So, explore the Department of Social and Public Health and contact us if we can provide you with any additional information. We look forward to meeting you!

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Commensurate with experience and education

53 Richland Avenue
Grover Center W324
Athens, OH 45701
United States

How to Apply

Completed online applications include current vitae/resume, cover letter describing how qualifications and accomplishments fit the requirements of the position, teaching philosophy, and names, titles, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three current professional references. Review of completed applications will begin after the closing date of January 9, 2022 and will continue until filled. Questions concerning the position or application process should be directed to Jenny Chabot, [email protected].
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Application Deadline
January 9, 2022