Faculty, Assistant Professor - Family Studies

Faculty, Assistant Professor - Family Studies

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

The Utah Valley University Department of Behavioral Science invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor - Family Studies (tenure-track). The successful candidate will teach an average of 12 credit hours each semester. Develops an active research agenda, involving students resulting in presentation and publication. Serves on committees and other opportunities for the program, department, college, university, and the greater community.

Required Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Family Science or related field (preferred), LMFT (preferred), ABD or doctoral candidate considered.
  • Teaching and research strengths should complement current departmental needs and strengthen the rigor and quality of the Family Studies program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge required to teach Marriage and Family Therapy, Family Dynamics, Family Theories, Family Financial and Resource Management, Family Policy, or other FAMS classes.
  • Evidence of internship supervision, field mentoring with interns and community partners, community family life education presentations, and/or program leadership.
  • Evidence of online course design and teaching.
  • Excellence in teaching as demonstrated through effective instructional strategies and techniques in the classroom.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem-solving and decision-making skills, with a willingness to serve on committees.
  • Ability to maintain scholastic currency, preferably evidenced by publications, presentations, and the promise of future scholarly productivity.
  • Ability to articulate a diverse/multicultural perspective required.
  • Ability to articulate a diverse/multicultural perspective required

Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:
May be required to teach online, blended, distance education, off-campus or evening courses.

Benefits Summary:
Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life insurance, & 12 paid holidays.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC00917
Open Date: 05/08/2017
Review Start Date: 06/08/2017
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Please provide the three names and contact information of a professional reference. Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that apply on or before the screening date. The position is subject to close at any time.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/904

Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/ Equal Access Employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. As an inclusive community, we actively seek diversity among our applicants for this position. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply.