Two Positions - Open Rank - Tenure Track Tenure Eligible Human Development and Family Studies

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: School of Education Deans Ofc - 340100

Appointment Type: Tenured/Tenure Track

Vacancy ID: FAC0002102

Position Summary: Human Development and Family Studies Two Positions - Open Rank - Tenure Track/Tenure Eligible The School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for up to two positions in Human Development and Family Studies starting July 1, 2018. These positions are full-time, 9-month tenure-line or tenured appointments depending on rank at the time of hire. Candidates with distinguished scholarly records, and established national/international leadership and reputation will be eligible for consideration for named professorships. Context: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Carolina), established in 1793 as the first public university in the nation, is a doctoral-granting institution situated in the beautiful college town of Chapel Hill, NC. Ranked fifth among public institutions by US News & World Report, and one of the original public ivy schools, Carolina has earned a reputation as one of the best universities in the world. We pride ourselves on a strong, diverse student body, unparalleled academic opportunities, and a value unmatched by any public university in the nation. The School of Education is among the best in the nation, and boasts a new and growing undergraduate major in Human Development and Family Studies. Responsibilities: Candidates will carry out a research program, actively pursue external funding, and contribute to collaborative and interdisciplinary research and instructional efforts across the School of Education and campus. Candidates also will (a) develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Development and Family Studies and related areas delivered in face-to-face, online, and/or blended formats; (b) contribute to the ongoing development of undergraduate and graduate programs; (c) actively recruit and supervise graduate students; (d) support strategic initiatives across the School and campus; and (e) provide leadership and service at the local, state, and national levels.

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Education Requirements: Educational Requirements: We seek to hire candidates with an earned doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies or related area/degree (e.g., Educational Psychology, Developmental Psychology). A focus on early literacy is required for one of the positions. Expertise in the applications of cutting-edge digital technologies to the field is preferred.

Qualification and Experience: Qualifications: Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must have an earned doctorate at the time of hire. Candidates at the Associate and Full levels must have an established record of research, funding, teaching, and service to meet the University's requirements for tenure and appointment at the respective rank. Depending on rank, candidates will demonstrate a research program that will lead to an outstanding and sustained record of scholarship and securing external funding, or will already have such an established record. Candidates will have strong potential, or an established record, of outstanding university teaching and guiding students through dissertation research projects. Salary and Starting Date: Salary will be competitive and commensurate with rank and experience. The proposed starting date is July 1, 2018. The Application Process: To apply for the position, submit a letter of interest, vita, and the names of four references with full contact information, using the online application process at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/126451. For full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 10, 2017 at which time the search committee will begin reviewing applications. The search will remain open until filled. For more information, email the Search Chair, Professor Jill V. Hamm, jill.hamm@unc.edu

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Jill Hamm

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: jill.hamm@unc.edu