The Child Development program, housed in the College of Education, has 14 full-time faculty serving graduate and undergraduate majors and minors. Students in our department come from diverse academic, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds; and faculty and staff are committed to equity and diversity programs that ensure student success in our disciplines. The program offers BA and MA degrees in Child Development. The BA degree offers students concentrations focusing on elementary teaching; early development, care, and education; social and community settings; and an individualized program of study. The MA degree program focuses on theory, research and application for students intending to pursue a research career; apply their developmental expertise in such contexts as administration, education, and legislative policy; teach at the college level; or continue their study at the doctoral level. For further information on our programs and faculty please visit our website at https://www.csus.edu/college/education/undergraduate/child-development.html https://www.csus.edu/college/education/masters-programs/child-development.html
Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Child and Adolescent Development;
Maintaining a rigorous program of research;
Supervising and sponsoring student scholarship;
Assisting with advising and curriculum development/assessment;
Working collegially with other faculty; and
Contributing to service in the department, college, university, and community.
An earned doctorate in Child Development, Human Development, Applied Developmental Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Science, Early Childhood Education, Educational Psychology, Psychology, or a closely related field is required. All degree requirements must be completed by August 2020.
A strong background in developmental theory and research methods (quantitative and/or qualitative).
Demonstrated focus or emphasis in a specific research domain in child and/or adolescent development.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with children, adolescents, students and/or families from diverse backgrounds.
A clearly defined program of research and demonstrated success in research and scholarly activities.
Personal characteristics evidencing leadership and strong interpersonal skills in a multicultural environment.
Research experience with diverse populations.
A strong background in application of developmental theory to specific settings (e.g., education, family, community).
Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in college level, undergraduate and/or graduate level teaching.
Initial Application Review: 01/10/2020
Posting Number: F0149P
Internal Number: 4518
About California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento is one of the most diverse and integrated major cities in the country and Sacramento State is committed to providing a quality education for all of our region's students. Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state, and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. Sacramento State is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.Sacramento State is in the heart of Northern California and just five miles from the State Capitol. With more than 30,000 students and 1,600 full- and part-time faculty, Sacramento State is California's capital university. Quality teaching is a top priority at Sacramento State, which offers a wide range of degrees, programs, and career opportunities - and its lush, 300-acre campus is situation along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas.
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