Visiting Instructor / Assistant Professor in Family Science

Job description

Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor (two positions available) to teach courses in the Family Science undergraduate program using both online, hybrid, and face-to-face course formats.  Course may include, but are not limited to, Diverse Family Systems Across the Life Cycle, Research and Evaluation Methods, Child Development, Adolescent Development, Social Welfare Policy, Human Behavior and the Social Environment, Couple Relationships, Child Life Theory and Practice, and Therapeutic Play. The person in this position will be responsible for teaching a full-load of courses each semester. Responsibilities may also include committee work, student advising and other duties/responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair.

Require:  Earned master's degree (for appointment as instructor) or PhD (for appointment as visiting assistant professor) in Family Studies/Science, Human Development, Social Work, Health Promotion, Child Life, or a related field.

Desire:  PhD with earned degree in Family Studies/Science and Human Development or related field. Certification as a Child Life Specialist and a minimum of two years of paid child life experience. Demonstrated record of teaching excellence. Experience with online teaching, skills to incorporate technology in teaching, and knowledge of and experience with multicultural population

Submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to  Inquiries can be directed to M. Elise Radina ([email protected]).  Screening of applications will begin May 21, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. 

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to [email protected] or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.




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Posted: 5/7/2018
Application Due: 7/6/2018
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