Responsibilities of the individual who holds this position will include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in areas such as child and adult development, family theory, and policy/advocacy. These courses support both the undergraduate graduate degree in Child and Family Studies. The individual must establish and maintain a strong research agenda with scholarly publications in peer-reviewed journals and seek and acquire external funding to support research activities. The candidate must demonstrate exceptional teaching and mentoring skills, be proficient in curriculum assessment, and engage in industry networking. University, community and professional service is expected.
Outstanding candidates are invited to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in Child and Family Studies. Candidates for the position must have an earned doctorate degree in child development, family studies, or a closely related field; have fundable research ideas, with preference for research agendas in early childhood development; and demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, successful undergraduate or graduate teaching. The candidate must exhibit a collaborative working style (strong communication and interpersonal skills) with faculty and students.The following are desirable qualifications for the job: active participation in organizations for child and family professionals; supervision of graduate and undergraduate student research; professional experience in a related industry (e.g. healthcare, human service, child development, non-profit); established record of peer-reviewed publications and grant funding; certification in Family Life Education (CFLE).
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided. Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 74751
About Baylor University
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.