Position description: The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University is seeking a part-time Lecturer in social and personality development for Spring 2022 to teach CSHD 161 Advanced Personal/Social Development. This course is designed to provide graduate students and upper-level undergraduate students with theory and research about aspects of social and personal development of children, youth, and adolescents, and the application of theory and research to direct work with children and families. The course examines both universals in personal and social development as well as individual differences and cultural contexts of development. The instructor should include a diversity, equity, and inclusion framework and should address the integration of research and practice related to the topic. This class is scheduled to be taught on Wednesdays 4:30-7:00 pm.
Qualifications: Expertise in child development, human development, applied psychology, or related field. Doctorate and college-level teaching experience preferred.
The mission of the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development is to enhance the lives of children and families in diverse communities and contexts using collaborative, multidisciplinary approaches in ways that reflect the integration of research and practice - understood in the context of culture and community. The department has undergraduate and graduate programs in several areas of developmental science and applied human development. Our teaching also serves students in other Tufts departments and schools (e.g., Psychology, Computer Science, Community Health, Urban & Environmental Policy and Planning). The Department aims to prepare students to work with culturally diverse children and families in a variety of clinical, educational, research, and policy-oriented settings. The Department also reflects Tufts’ university-wide commitment to active citizenship and to social justice. See http://ase.tufts.edu/epcshd/ for more information about the department, its programs, and research centers.
Application requirements: All applications are submitted via Interfolio, at https://apply.interfolio.com/96772. Applicants should submit the following: letter of application including teaching and diversity statements, CV, sample syllabus if available, student evaluations if available, contact information for at least 2 references. For application questions, please contact Mary Ellen Leone, Department Manager, Eliot-Pearson Dept. of Child Study and Human Development (Maryellen.firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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