Assistant Professor

Denton, TX
Dec 14, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Educational Psychology (132310)

College of Education

Assistant Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Educational Psychology invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank to begin Fall 2019. The position is for an applicant with expertise in Human Development and Family Science (HDFS). The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development and success of the department and growing the HDFS concentration through research, teaching, and mentoring of students. Instructional roles include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in HDFS and/or other courses as needed in the department, in both traditional and online formats, and potentially at satellite locations. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain an ongoing research agenda in their area of specialization, including regular publications in quality outlets, professional presentations, and submission of external grant proposals. Service on dissertation committees is expected, as well as representation of the discipline and department via committee participation and other relevant service activities.

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate in HDFS, Educational Psychology, or a closely related field, with expertise in family science. ABD candidates will be considered as long as the doctorate is successfully defended prior to the start date.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred qualifications include evidence of ability to teach courses to students preparing to be researchers as well as practitioners, development and maintenance of a scholarly research agenda, familiarity with administration of programs related to families, and affiliation with the National Council on Family Relations.

Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated college-level teaching and research experience, as well as external funding or the potential for external funding, commensurate with rank.

Area of Specialty:
Human Development and Family Science

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Five References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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