Assistant Professor (Child Development and Family Studies)
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Appointment: The position is a continuing, tenure track position with the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2019. Appointment is on a nine-month academic year basis. An additional summer appointment may be possible contingent upon funding and student demand. Progress in rank will require demonstrations of productivity in research, publication, teaching, and service.

Minimum Qualifications: To be appointed at the assistant professor rank, applicants must:

  1. Possess an earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Child/Human Development, or Family Studies, or a closely related field. Applicants who have completed all requirements except the dissertation will be considered. If official evidence of completion of the earned doctorate requirements is not received by August 15, 2019, the position offered will be a term appointment at the rank of Instructor at a lower salary;
  2. Have teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels;
  3. Demonstrate a record of or potential for scholarly activity;
  4. Demonstrate a commitment to cross-disciplinary collaboration;
  5. Exhibit an ability to relate well to others within the academic environment;
  6. Exhibit experience or the interest in working in multiethnic, multicultural environments;
  7. Demonstrate experience with or a potential for leadership in the profession;
  8. Demonstrate experience with or a potential for leadership in program development.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with an established publication and/or external funding record.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct research resulting in publications in peer-reviewed journals and submission of proposals for external funding;
  2. Teach courses in the area of Child and Family Services, with an emphasis in child development and/or family studies at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels;
  3. Serve the public and constituencies of the Department, College, and University;
  4. Advise graduate students in areas relative to their preparation as professionals in related fields of study;
  5. Serve on and/or chair M.S. Ed. and when approved, Ph.D. students' committees; and
  6. Assist in program planning, review, and evaluation for various Departmental programs.

Application Deadline: November 1, 2018 or until filled.

Application Procedure: A complete application includes:

Send PDF files to coehs.business.otfice@siu.edu

Or send hard copies to:

Search Committee - Child Development and Family Studies
c/o Susan Wills
College of Education and Human Services
Wham Building, Room 115-Mail Code 4624
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
625 Wham Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.