School of Family Life - CFS Faculty

School of Family Life - Brigham Young University
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The School of Family Life is seeking talented scholar-teachers to fill three full-time positions in the School of Family Life (SFL) at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor levels.

Positions Description: Continuing faculty status track (CFS), professorial position(s) in the School of Family Life (SFL) focused on strengthening the excellence of teaching and research in Human Development and Family Studies. Particular hiring needs are broad in terms of research and teaching areas. Responsibilities include publishing high quality research, involvement in public scholarship, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and providing service on program, school, college, and university committees. Flexible employment arrangements may be discussed with outstanding candidates.

Description of the School of Family Life and University: (
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 in the United States. SFL offers two undergraduate majors: Family Life, with emphases in Human Development and Family Studies, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The school has nearly 40 full-time faculty members and more than 1,000 undergraduate majors and minors. SFL also offers a 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.


Educational and Experience Requirements:
A PhD in family studies, human development, developmental psychology, marriage and family therapy, family and consumer sciences, or a related discipline is required. 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 2020. Evidence of scholarly research capacity and achievement in the field is required. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is required.

Organization Summary

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 opportunity employer. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the sponsoring institution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information

Brigham Young University
2086 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602
United States

How to Apply

Instructions to Applicants: Please go to to apply, posting number is 82031. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Angela Bradford, Ph.D., School of Family Life Search Committee Chair, 239 TLRB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, or electronically to [email protected].

Information required at the time of application: Please list the contact information for three individuals who can provide formal letters of recommendation on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.

Document(s) required at the time of application: Please attach a current curriculum vita, a letter of application, evidence of teaching performance, and 2-3 reprints/preprints or other writing samples to the faculty application.

Application Deadline
Apply by the application deadline of August 26, 2019, to ensure consideration.