Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer – Family Science (One Year Only)

Utah Valley University
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The Behavioral Science Department at Utah Valley University is currently seeking potential candidates for a one-year faculty lecturer position in the Family Science program to teach during the 2022-2023 academic year; summer teaching may also be available for additional pay. This is a non-tenure track position and will include teaching five courses per fall and spring semester. Possible course topics might include Lifespan/Human Development, Parenting, Adult Development, Ethics for Family Interventions, Diverse Families, or other related Family Science courses.

Summary of Duties:
Design, prepare, and teach courses and deliver content using meaningful and engaging methods with measurable course objectives.
Expected to utilize student-focused and evidenced-based pedagogy for engaged learning as well as provide an evaluation of learning through written and performance tests.
Will be expected to teach in person and teach using online or hybrid formats as needed.
Expected to hold regular office hours and maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
Attend all department and program faculty meetings.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
-Knowledge required to design, prepare, and deliver course content using meaningful and engaging methods with measurable course objectives.
-Excellence in teaching as demonstrated through effective instructional strategies and techniques in the classroom.
-Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
-Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
-Ability to communicate effectively and consistently orally and electronically with students.
-Ability to articulate an inclusive diverse/multicultural perspective required.

Required Qualifications:
-Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a master’s or doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Special considerations will be granted to individuals with degrees in Human Development, Family Studies, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Family and Consumer Science.
-Demonstration of successful teaching at the college or university level is required.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Ability to design/deliver curriculum for the following courses: Ethics for Family Interventions, Adult Development, and Aging, or Applied Parenting.
-Experience teaching in-person, online, or in hybrid formats.
-Experience teaching Family Science undergraduates.

Organization Summary

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to cultural diversity in its people and programs. As such, we have implemented an inclusion-based mission, incorporated inclusion within strategic planning, and actively participate in inclusive programs, such as ElevateHER. Thus, UVU encourages the applications of individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups in academia.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

1545 W. Business Park Dr.
MS 115
Orem, UT 84058
United States

How to Apply

Please fill out the following application: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/28532

Application Deadline
Review of applications began June 15; open until filled