Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track, Child and Family Studies
Location: Waco, Texas
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Salary: Competitive salary & start-up
Competitive salary support and start-up funds will be provided.
Internal Number: #111425
The Department of Human Sciences and Design at Baylor University invites outstanding candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Child and Family Studies within the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences. Responsibilities of the individual who holds this position will include teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in areas such as child development, children and families with special needs, and parenting. These courses support both the undergraduate graduate degree in Child and Family Studies. The individual must demonstrate 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. The anticipated date of appointment is August 2023.
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 a fundable research agenda, with strong preference for research 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).
Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having just been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the "Great Colleges to Work For" from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff the chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.