Job Location: Main Campus - Edmond, OK
Position Type: Faculty
Job Category: OTRS Classified
The Human Environmental Sciences Department-Human Development and Family Sciences Program seeks a tenure track, assistant professor to begin August 2023. The Human Development and Family Science instructor provides a quality learning experience for students. The assistant professor serves as a teacher and facilitator of learning and will perform job-related responsibilities in a timely manner. The assistant professor is expected to deliver an educational experience to students consistent with the mission, policies, and procedures of the college. Teaching, research, and departmental/school service are expected, as well as specific service to the college and department’s support of online delivery.
Teaches, advises, and mentors students, evaluates student performance and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.
The general schedule for this position is 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday; Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with education and experience.
The College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) is a diverse unit offering 21 undergraduate and 29 graduate majors. CEPS is home to Oklahoma’s first teacher preparation academy and includes seven academic departments: Adult Education & Safety Sciences; Curriculum & Instruction; the Donna Nigh Department of Advanced Professional & Special Services; Educational Sciences, Foundations & Research; Human Environmental Sciences; Kinesiology & Health Studies; and Psychology.
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:
The Human Environmental Sciences Department – Human Development & Family Sciences program is seeking a quality tenure track, assistant professor to serve our students in some combination of online and face-to-face classes. The successful candidate will teach courses in the undergraduate Child Development and Family & Lifespan Development programs and Family & Child Studies Graduate programs. The assistant professor will teach a course load of 12 credit hours for the semester, evaluate student performance, and maintain department records in accordance with university policies. The candidate should have an advanced degree in Child and Family Sciences or related field from an accredited university and from a CFLE approved program preferred. Doctorate Preferred. The successful candidate will maintain strong ties in the profession and the community. Also, the successful candidate will adhere to the educational philosophy of the university, and work in a collaborative manner with colleagues, members of professional organizations, and community leaders in the field. Excellence in teaching, field supervision and demonstrated and/or potential for scholarly activity is requested.
Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.