Instructor – Birth through Kindergarten

University of Arkansas, School of Human Environmental Sciences
Posting Date

The School of Human Environmental Sciences in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas is seeking an outstanding individual to fill a full time, nine-month, non-tenure track instructor position to teach in the Birth through Kindergarten program beginning August 13, 2018. The selected candidate will also be expected to advise students, participate in university, college and department committees, and maintain liaisons with appropriate professional groups and industry partners.

Primary responsibility: This non-tenure track Instructor position involves teaching undergraduate students and advising undergraduate students. This position will teach at least three courses per semester. Coordination of undergraduate students’ lab experiences will be part of this position’s responsibilities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with at least one degree in Human Development and Family Sciences
  • Teaching excellence and experience at an institute of higher education
  • At least three years of experience in the area of Human Development and Family Sciences.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communications skills
  • Teaching experience in Human Development and Family Sciences related courses
Organization Summary

About the University: Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve 26,000 students with more than 210 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.

Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Commensurate with qualifications and experience

University of Arkansas
987 West Maple Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States

How to Apply

Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by March 9, 2018 will be assured full consideration. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. To be considered for the position, applicants should submit a letter of application, vitae, official transcripts from the granting institution, and names, titles, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three professional references to:
Address any questions regarding this position to: Dr. Tim Killian, telephone: 479-575-7214 or email.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Application Deadline
March 9, 2018