Part-Time Lecturer - Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
Location: Medford, Massachusetts
Preferred Education: Doctorate/Professional
Higher Education Institution
ELIOT-PEARSON DEPARTMENT OF CHILD STUDY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: Part-Time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)
Part-Time Faculty Position: CSHD 62 Childhood Across Cultures Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:45 am
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 62 Childhood Across Cultures. This course emphasizes cultural perspectives on child development, integrating psychological and anthropological theory. Child and adolescent development are examined across cultures and in the context of the various social institutions and settings within which they live. This class is scheduled to be taught Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:30-11:45 am.
Qualifications: Expertise in child development, human development, anthropology, 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/96737. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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