Instructor (Spring/Summer 2021)

Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 29, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

Instructor (Spring/Summer 2021)
Human Develop and Family Studies

Position Description
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions
  • Teach undergraduate courses for Department of Human Development and Family Sciences. Classes will be offered using the following modalities: face to face, hybrid, and/or online at the Lubbock campus. Courses topics may include, but are not limited to, human development across the lifespan (e.g., child development, prenatal, adolescence), family dynamics and relationships (e.g., family, parenting), research and theories in human development and family sciences (e.g., methods, theoretical foundations) and human development in context (e.g., cross-cultural perspectives, community, global perspectives).
  • Be able to adapt and update course content to meet curricula and student needs as well utilize and adapt to diverse teaching modalities.
  • Applications will be reviewed on March 1, 2021.

  • Required Qualifications
    Terminal academic degree (or its equivalent) as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Ability to teach effectively. Job assignment can be full-time or part-time depending on the needs of the department. This position will be classified as Security Sensitive and requires a criminal background check if selected for employment.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • A doctoral degree in HDFS or a closely related field is required.
  • Effective teaching ability evidenced by a minimum of one year of experience as an instructor at the university level.

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    As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.