Teaching Instructor - Human Development and Family Science

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Job Title:

Teaching Instructor - Human Development and Family Science

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Human Develo and Family Science

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Teaching Instructor

Working Title :

Teaching Instructor

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The Department of Human Development and Family Science is one of eight units in the College of Health and Human Performance. It has approximately 550 full-time students and 120 licensure-only students enrolled in one of four undergraduate programs: family and community services, birth-kindergarten teacher education, family and consumer sciences education, and child life. An additional 85 students are enrolled in one of three master’s programs: human development and family science, birth-kindergarten teacher education, marriage and family therapy, or a Ph.D. program in medical family therapy. The department houses the Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center, the Redditt House: Medical Family Therapy Research Academy, and the ECU Family Therapy Clinic. See http://www.ecu.edu/cs-hhp/hdfs/index.cfm for more information about the department, college, and university. The Medical Family Therapy program serves as the first of its kind in the nation and the MFT program was the first to be COAMFTE accredited in the state of North Carolina. Both programs hold a strong standing with the COAMFTE.

Job Duties :

  • Teach undergraduate courses both face-to-face and online;
  • advise students in Family and Consumer Sciences Education including alternative licensure, and supervise students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education program.
  • Additional responsibilities in program coordinating for the undergraduate and Residency programs may be required.
  • Providing service to the profession, community, and the university is expected.

Contingent on the availability of funding.

Minimum Education/Experience :

  • Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Career and Technical Education, or a very closely related field required ( such as but not limited to Human Development&Family Science and Family and Community Services)
  • Candidates must hold or be eligible to hold a North Carolina 7-12th Family and Consumer Sciences teaching license.
  • At least three years of teaching experience in family and consumer sciences is required.
  • Qualifying degrees must be received from regionally accredited institutions.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

  • Candidates must hold or be eligible to hold a North Carolina 7-12th Family and Consumer Sciences teaching license.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

  • Strong background in family and consumer sciences or career and technical education with student internship supervision or clinical teaching experience preferred.
  • Successful online teaching and college teaching experience are preferred.
  • Successful candidates must demonstrate an interest in working with students from under-served populations and a commitment to inclusion and diversity.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

Application screening begins in November 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. In order to apply, candidates must submit the following materials online at www.jobs.ecu.edu:1) Cover letter addressing the position description and briefly summarizing your education relative to the position. Also, we invite candidates to include how they can contribute to a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity.2) Curriculum Vitae/Resume3) A list of three references with contact information who can attest to your teaching, and service in higher education.4) Copy of transcript from all graduate education programs from colleges/universities attended.

• As part of the screening process, the references provided may be contacted.At the time of employment two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required.

Applicants must complete a candidate profile by creating an account (see “Create Account” by following the link ) online via the PeopleAdmin system (https://ecu.peopleadmin.com)• Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system.• Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered for meeting this requirement.• For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to Lee Gaylord (HDFS 000568) East Carolina University, College of Health and Human Performance 1000 East 5th Street, Rivers West 238 Mail stop 505, Greenville, NC 27858

Questions can be directed to:Dr. Bernice Dodor Search Committee Chair [email protected] or 252.737.2418
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Not Applicable

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/admissions/whyecu.cfm

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.


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