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Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Science - Tenure Track

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 4, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Home Economics & Consumer Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor Working Title Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Science - Tenure Track Department 240220-Child and Family Development Pay Rate Per Faculty Salary Model FTE 1.0 FLSA Exempt Position Number 997300 Classification Faculty Special Instructions to Applicants:

To Apply: Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position 997300.

Candidates should submit the following documentation:
1. A cover letter.
2. A vitae.
3. Unofficial post-secondary transcripts.
4. Names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three professional references. This is completed within the faculty profile.

Three Letters of recommendation and official undergraduate and graduate transcripts showing degree completions will be required if selected for an interview.

Review of applications begins June 21, 2021 and continues until the position is filled.

Questions related to the position should be addressed to Dr. Adriatik Likcani ( or Dr. Joyce Chang (, Co-Chairs of the search committee.

For information about the on-line application process please contact Human Resources at or (660) 543-4255. UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on­ line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Professional faculty hours

Bargaining Unit No Work Location Warrensburg Campus Posting Date 06/04/2021 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

Teach graduate courses in Marriage and Family Therapy and Human Development and Family Science, and undergraduate courses in Child and Family Development program. The position involves scholarly activity and professional service to the program, school, university, and professional organizations. Scholarly activity, such as presentations, grants, and publications, is necessary for promotion and tenure. Preferred candidate will have ability to utilize technology and teach online courses. Summer teaching opportunities may be available.

Education & Formal Training Doctorate degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

Required Qualifications:

1. An earned doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, Couple Counseling, Human Development, Family Studies or related field preferred at time of hire ( ABD considered with degree conferred no later than August 2, 2022).
2. Applicant must hold a license to practice MFT and be an approved supervisor or candidate for AAMFT Approved Supervisor Designation.

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Presentation Experience

1. Candidates should provide evidence of developing a program of research, demonstrated effectiveness in teaching, and engagement in service/outreach;
2. Ability to advance department’s commitment to diversity;
3. Excellent team collaboration skills, competency in instructional technology, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
4. Preference may be given to candidates with teaching experience, MFT program development, and expertise in child and adolescent interventions.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Competency in teaching and supervision. Experience with learning management systems preferred.

Physical & Environmental Factors: Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions Ability to Keyboard Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness
  2. Publications/Portfolio
  3. Certificate

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