Institution: University of Colorado, Denver
Location: Denver, CO
Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - Human Development and Family Studies
Type: Full Time
University of Colorado
The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Relations. The HDFR program is committed to a curriculum rich in family diversity and social justice. The HDFR Program is the first of its kind in the United States to offer bilingual (Spanish and English) HDFR course work. The HDFR Program also utilizes the Certified Family Life Educator curriculum as provided by the National Council on Family Relations.
Located in the heart of downtown Denver, which has a population that is increasingly diverse (32% Latino and 10% African American as well as Asian and American Indian), the faculty of the School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) have taken a leadership role in preparing professionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHD emphasizes collaborative partnerships within diverse community settings, and currently the School of Education & Human Development has over 2000 graduate students and a growing undergraduate student body, 47 full-time faculty, as well as grant faculty and staff who are responsible for about six million dollars annually in grants.
Position Start Date: August 2017
Develop and carry out a rigorous research agenda. Engage actively with other faculty in the development and elaboration of the School's research themes addressing such issues related to family relations, family diversity and social justice.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Human Development and Family Relations (HDFR) program.
Infuse family diversity issues in all courses.
Promote the expansion of the program's inclusion of and connection with members of Denver's diverse communities.
Participate in faculty meetings; provide committee service in the HDFR program in the School of Education & Human Development.
Must be open to using electronic media for instruction, such as Canvas, as courses at CU Denver can be offered as face-to-face, hybrid or online.
This is a full-time academic year tenure-track position. Opportunity for summer teaching is available.
The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver attracts students who are passionate about careers in teaching and mental health. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That's why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world. For more information, visit www.ucdenver.edu/education .
A doctorate in Human Development and Family Science or closely related Family Studies disciplines, Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work. ABD candidates will be considered.
An academic background with an emphasis in family diversity and ecological systems based human development.
Demonstrated success or potential for strong productivity in research and grant writing focused on family diversity and social justice and other family relation issues.
Commitment to the professional fields of Human Development and Family Science as evidenced by education, teaching and field experience, and professional affiliations such as the National Council on Family Relations, Family Science Association, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and other organizations.
Demonstrated success or potential for graduate and undergraduate level teaching in HDFR.
Demonstrate bilingual (Spanish and English) competencies in working with culturally and linguistically diverse families.
Demonstrate evidence or potential of working with diverse families as it relates to social justice issues in teaching, research and service.
Experience working with graduate and undergraduate students in instruction and mentoring activities.
Eligible or potential to qualify for the Certification in Family Life Education (CFLE).
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.
The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
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Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. All materials received become the property of the University of Colorado Denver. Address inquiries about the application process or submission of application materials to: ude.revnedcu|RHDHES#ude.revnedcu|RHDHES or 303-315-0010. Address inquiries regarding the faculty position to the search committee chair: Dr. Ruben P. Viramontez Anguiano at ude.revnedcu|onaiugna.nebur#ude.revnedcu|onaiugna.nebur. Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.
Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below
Application Materials Instructions: Please prepare the following materials for submission. Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job posting 05882
1.A letter of application including the candidate's qualifications, experience and interests related to the responsibilities of the position.
2.A current curriculum vitae.
3.This position requires 3 confidential letters of recommendation. We will request reference letters from your contacts at a later stage in the search process.
4.Selected portfolio materials such as: examples of current research and publications, a research agenda/plan, course syllabi, evaluations of teaching effectiveness, philosophy of teaching, courses taught to date, partnership activities, and involvement with members of diverse communities.