Adjunct Faculty, Infant & Early Childhood Development (IECD)

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Adjunct Faculty, Infant and Early Childhood Development (IECD) with emphasis in mental health and developmental disabilities PhD program


Location: Virtual

Reports to: IECD Program Director

Position: Adjunct Faculty


Applications for Adjunct Faculty in IECD will be accepted for consideration until the positions have been filled. Online teaching position begins as early as May 2021 (Summer Term).


Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded.



Fielding Graduate University delivers a personalized graduate education that fosters individual development, community collaboration, and societal engagement. Our vision is for our graduates to excel in scholarship and practice that create a more humane, just, and sustainable world.



We seek scholar-practitioners who have:

  • A record of research/scholarly publications and/or practitioner experience in Infant Mental Health (IMH), and Development, Individual Differences, and Relationships (DIR®);  
  • A PhD in a related field;
  • Experience teaching online, ideally at the graduate level

We are particularly interested in applicants with successful experience in teaching, research or scholarship, and applied work in areas related to infant and early childhood development, IMH, reflective practice/supervision, social-emotional development, culture, policy & advocacy.


Courses are 15 weeks in length.  Faculty are required to provide 2 hours of live lecture (via video conference) per week although there is flexibility on day(s) and specific time.  Fielding operates on a three-term year (January, May, September).  Adjunct faculty would teach 1-3 classes per year total.

Positions will start to be filled for the Summer term. 

Social Justice and Diversity

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.  Applicants who can contribute to diversity, inclusion and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and mentorship are strongly encouraged to apply.



Fielding Graduate University utilizes ADP Workforce Now for online applications. You will be prompted to create a user name and password to initiate the application process. Applications will not be considered complete unless both a resume and cover letter are uploaded. Applicants are encouraged to have their employment history, educational information, and professional references on hand while completing the application. The online application process takes approximately 30 minutes. Upon completion, applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt via email.

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