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Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Development & Family Studies

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit an application online. An applicant cover letter indicating the position for which applicant wishes to be considered, current CV and contact information for three references should be included in the application (attach as Optional Document 1). If hired, an official transcript of your most recent advanced degree will be required.

Posting Details

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Requisition Number: 0810988
Number of Open Positions: 2
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Other Title Information: Assistant/Associate Professor, Human Development & Family Studies
Position Type: Faculty
Organization: 217601 - HUMAN DEVELOPMENT & FAMILY STUDIES
Position Summary:

Position Summary: The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at The University of Alabama is seeking applicants for two Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track positions in the area of addiction science.

1.Research: Conduct research in his/her area of expertise, including supervising student theses, involving students in research, publishing papers and submitting grants.
2.Teaching: Teach two courses per semester, advise students, and be involved in academic programming in the field of addiction science.
3.Service: Serve on selected departmental, college and/or institutional committees and/or provide service to his profession (e.g., review journal articles, serve on Editorial boards)

Ad Text:

1.Doctoral degree in in Human Development and Family Studies, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Neuroscience, or related discipline.
2.Qualifications to be employed at the assistant or associate professor level.
3.For an assistant professor level, the potential for a strong record of scholarship to include external funding. For an associate professor level, a strong record of scholarship that has included external funding.
4.Potential to or previous experience mentoring graduate students and/or undergraduate students in research.
5.Previous teaching experience.

The College of Human Environmental Sciences is comprised of five interdisciplinary departments that are united through a common focus on life span development within context. The College has a long history of multidisciplinary scholarly activity and service implemented through the constituent departments: Clothing, Textile and Interior Design; Consumer Sciences; Health Science; Human Development and Family Studies; and Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management.

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies includes a vibrant and productive faculty, a robust undergraduate program (Adolescent Development, Child Life, Early Childhood Education, Family Studies, and General Human Development), and offers graduate programs in three specializations: Human Development and Family Studies (thesis track), Marriage and Family Therapy, and Parent and Family Life Education. The department is housed in the Child Development Research Center, a state-of-the-art, 64,000 sq-ft research facility that comprises department affiliated agencies and programs, including the Capstone Family Therapy Clinic, the Child Development Resources, the Children’s Program- a NAEYC accredited lab school, and the Alabama Quality Rating and Improvement System.

Additional Position Information:

Applicants from under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Appointments require a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Neuroscience, or related discipline. Salary commensurate with experience. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until position is filled. Expected start date is August 16, 2018.

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Search Initiation Date: 09/15/2017
Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit an application online. An applicant cover letter indicating the position for which applicant wishes to be considered, current CV and contact information for three references should be included in the application (attach as Optional Document 1). If hired, an official transcript of your most recent advanced degree will be required.

College/School/Division: Human Environmental Sciences
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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. What year did you receive your PhD? Answer "pending" if your PhD is not yet complete.

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  3. Will you now or in the future require work authorization/employment visa status sponsorship (e.g., H-1B or other employment-based non-immigrant visa status)?
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  4. Will you be eligible to work lawfully in the United States on the employment start date?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document 1
Optional Documents