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Adjunct Instructor: Child Development & Family Studies Adjunct Instructor Fall 2021

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Dallas

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Education, Child Development & Family Studies
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education.
Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students. UNT System institutions award more than 11,000 degrees each year – including the largest number of master’s and doctoral degrees in the DFW region. As DFW’s university system, UNT World offers a wide range of degree programs and academic initiatives across our campuses. With more than 300 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, as well as convenient campus locations and teaching centers located throughout North Texas, our system provides a wide array of opportunities.

Posting Title:

Adjunct Instructor: Child Development & Family Studies Adjunct Instructor Fall 2021

Department:

DAL-Counseling & Human Services-518100

Job Location:

Dallas

Full Time/Part Time:

Part-Time

Salary Information:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Department Summary:

The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Adjunct Instructor to teach in the Department of Human Services Management Leadership.


UNT Dallas is hiring for the following positions to begin, Fall 2021 semester.
Child Development & Family Studies Adjunct Instructor
UNT Dallas – the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city – seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families, and communities. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to provide high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow’s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach, and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: http://untdallas.edu/

Position Summary:

Major/Essential Functions

  • Teach undergraduate courses for the Program of Child Development and Family Studies. Classes will be offered using the following modalities: face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online. Courses topics may include, but are not limited to, human development across the lifespan (e.g., child development, prenatal, adolescence), family dynamics and relationships (e.g., family, parenting), family resource management (e.g. management of family time and resources) and human development in context (e.g., cross-cultural perspectives, community, global perspectives).

  • Be able to adapt and update course content to meet curricula and student needs as well as utilize face-to-face and online synchronous and asynchronous teaching.

  • Applications will begin reviewing on July 26, 2021

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about teaching and student success and
contributes to the university’s mission through teaching and service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate with at least a graduate degree in child development, early childhood, human development, and family studies, or closely related discipline;
  • Competence in subject matter as evidenced by relevant coursework;
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  • Affiliation with relevant professional organizations;
  • Updated CPR certificate;
  • Evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Evidence of scholarly activities

Preferred Qualifications:

For Child Development Family Studies Classes:
·
-Knowledgeable of Texas Rising Star (TRS), National Accreditation Commission (NAC), and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation standards.·
-Certified Family Life Educator Credential (CFLE)

-Demonstrated record of recent leadership in program development, advising, and other activities in academia or other settings.



Work Schedule:

As required to meet the academic schedule.

Driving University Vehicle:

No

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

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.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, Standing, Walking, Writing, Talk or Hear

Posting Number:

A472P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Part-time position. Criminal history check is required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of interest stating area of interest, CV, and unofficial transcripts to http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com/. For additional information visit http://unt-dallas.peopleadmin.com or contact Judith Nix @ [email protected] Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified. You will be contacted if a position becomes available. UNTD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the search is closed. University of North Texas at Dallas is an AA/ADA/EOE

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/48065

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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