HDFS Announces Faculty Opening
Child Development Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure Track – Human Development and Family Studies
The Human Development and Family Studies Department in the College of Health and Human Services at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in Child Development beginning August 2015. Responsibilities include: teaching middle- and upper-level undergraduate courses, developing a program of research including securing external funding, advising and mentoring students, and participating in university service. UNH actively creates an educational environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and quality engagement for all.
An earned doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies. A successful candidate will have an established research program focused on children that includes a record of or demonstrated potential for successful research that includes external funding, ability or potential to effectively teach, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity through teaching, curriculum development, scholarly focus, and/or service. Preferred qualifications include a scholarly focus on children’s social and emotional development and a record of applied experiences related to children.
Human Development and Family Studies Department
The Human Development and Family Studies Department (http://chhs.unh.edu/hdfs) has programs that emphasize both theoretical and practical knowledge about individuals, families, and intervention programs. There are seven tenure-track faculty, two clinical faculty and 250 undergraduate and graduate majors. The Human Development and Family Studies Department operates the Child Study and Development Center (http://chhs.unh.edu/csdc), and a Marriage and Family Therapy Center (http://chhs.unh.edu/hdfs/marriage-and-family-therapy-ms). Faculty in the Human Development and Family Studies Department also have opportunities to engage with UNH’s Carsey School of Public Policy, which is nationally recognized as conducting research on vulnerable children, youth, and families and on sustainable community development.
The University of New Hampshire is a major research institution, providing comprehensive, high quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston, 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire’s lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs.
Salary for this 9-month position is commensurate with qualifications and experience. UNH offers an excellent selection of benefits.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, review of applications will commence by December 15, 2014. We invite interested persons to send a curriculum vita, a letter of application indicating areas of professional interest and specialization, teaching philosophy, and research agenda. Applicants should send samples of recent publications and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly to:
Dr. Corinna Jenkins Tucker
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Family Studies
University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH 03824
The University seeks excellence through diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The University prohibits discrimination the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged.