Assistant or Associate Professor of Child and Family Studies – Early Childhood Education (ECE)
The University of Tennessee, Department of Child and Family Studies
September 18, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications for an early childhood education (birth-8), tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in our teacher licensure program. The position will begin in August, 2019.
The department supports an ecological and interdisciplinary perspective on early education and seeks candidates whose ongoing research and teaching will strengthen and complement the ECE program and the CFS department. Successful candidates will be expected to pursue active research agendas, seek external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and advise students.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in early childhood curriculum and assessment, teaching diverse learners, teacher education, and/or policy. Direct experience and/or applied work in early care and education settings is highly desirable.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Child Development, or a closely related field. Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to perform at the rank being considered.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on October 26th and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, up to two publications, and contact information for three references to email@example.com. In the subject line of the email, please include “CFS ECE Search.”
Additional Salary Information: Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: EHS8-17/18-F55
About The University of Tennessee, Department of Child and Family Studies
Our ongoing academic and professional pursuits cover a wide variety of topics in child and family studies, such as community outreach, early childhood education, parenting, youth in political conflict, and nature-based play.
We believe the best way to learn is by experience, so the department offers many service-learning, study abroad, and experiential learning opportunities. Students will engage with world-renowned faculty and be able to work in partnership with organizations and institutions from around the world
Our vision is to be nationally and internationally recognized for utilizing interdisciplinary approaches to understand and enhance the well-being of children, youth and families in diverse contexts. We collectively aspire to teaching, research and practice that are socially and scientifically significant. We strive to implement initiatives that foster community engagement, build strengths, and reflect our commitment to be inclusive.