Assistant/Associate Professor, Child Development and Family Studies

North Carolina Agriculture Technical State University

United States

February 26, 2022

Description

Posting Details Classification Type EHRA

Primary Purpose of Position

Nine (9) month, tenure track faculty appointment. Primary responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in child development and family studies, as well as early care and education, advising and mentoring students, supervising student teaching experiences, participating in curriculum development; engaging in accreditation procedures and program assessment; establishing a research agenda through interdisciplinary collaborations leading to grant writing and publications; serving on department, school and university committees and participating in other academic functions.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is one of four academic departments within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and is accredited by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS). The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in three program areas with the following six distinct specialty emphases: child development and family relations; child development, early education and family studies (B-K licensure); consumer sciences; fashion merchandising and design; food and nutritional sciences (food science); and food and nutritional sciences (nutrition and pre-medicine in nutrition). Additionally, the department offers a Master of Science degree in food and nutritional sciences, an online Master of Arts in Teaching in family and consumer sciences education, a Master of Arts in Teaching in child development, early education and family studies (birth-kindergarten licensure), an online Advanced Certificate in family and consumer sciences, an online certificate in family financial planning, a graduate certificate in human lactation pathway 2, and a graduate certificate in food quality, safety and protection. Faculty are actively engaged in research that contributes to the body of knowledge in the areas of nutrition, food science, housing, apparel, textiles, child development and family issues.

Minimum Requirements

Earned doctorate in child development, early childhood education (B-K), early intervention, family studies, human development, or closely related field from an accredited university;

Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses (traditional and online delivery) in child development, early childhood education (B-K), developmental assessment and evaluation, human development, and family studies;

Experience with student advising and mentoring; development of curriculum materials; assessment of programs; supervising student teachers and students enrolled in supervised internships; providing leadership and mentorship for students' professional development;

Strong technology skills related to delivery of distance education; and

Documented record of scholarly achievement and grant writing experience.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Minimum of 3 years teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level preferred Teaching experience in B-3rd grade preferred Certified Family Life Educator preferred B-K License preferred

Required License or Certification

Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Child Development and Family Studies

Position Number 001777 Salary Range Commensurate with education and experience FLSA Exempt Position Type Faculty Appointment Type Permanent - Full-time Tenure Track Yes FTE 40 hours/week, 9 months If Time Limited, Appointment Length Organizational Division Family & Consumer Sciences Organizational Location College of Ag & Environ Sciences Organizational Unit Family & Consumer Sciences

Posting Number EPA1382

Open Date 01/26/2022 Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled Open Until Filled Yes Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search 03/11/2022 Date Position Available 08/01/2022 Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Letter of Interest
  • Research Statement
  • Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
  • Ph.D. - Copy of transcripts
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