Job Title: School of Family Life - CFS -
Job Classification: CFS Professional
Posting close date: January 7, 2022
Start date of this position: July
2022 - Apply by priority deadline of January 7, 2022 to ensure
Educational and Experience
Requirements: An MS /MA degree is required, a PhD is
preferred. A degree in family studies, human development,
developmental psychology, marriage and family therapy, family and
consumer sciences, public health, or a related discipline is
preferred, but advanced degrees in writing will also be considered.
Experience teaching advanced writing within the social sciences is
preferred. Those with established academic or professional careers
are encouraged to apply, as well as outstanding new PhDs or ABDs
who will complete their degrees by August 2022. Ability to teach
undergraduate courses is required.
Required degree must be completed by the start date.
Summary: The School of Family Life is
seeking a talented teacher to fill a full-time faculty position in
the School of Family Life (SFL).
Position Description: One full-time
professional faculty position to teach within the School of Family
Life (SFL). Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses
focused primarily on advanced writing in the social sciences and
providing leadership to the SFL Integrative Writing Program. Also,
the position will provide service on program, school, college, and
Description of the School of Family Life and
The School of Family Life (SFL) in the College of Family, Home,
and Social Sciences, is one of the largest and most dynamic
programs of its kind. SFL offers two undergraduate majors: Family
Life, with emphases in Human Development and Family Studies, and
Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The school has over 40
full-time faculty members and 1,500 undergraduate majors and
minors. SFL also offers a MS degree in Marriage, Family, and Human
Development, and MS and Ph.D. degrees in Marriage and Family
Therapy. There are approximately 60 students in the MS or Ph.D.
programs in SFL. Brigham Young University is one the largest
private universities in the U.S. and is sponsored by the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The university has approximately
33,000 students and 1,300 faculty. It is located at the foot of the
Wasatch Mountain range in Provo, Utah, a community of approximately
155,000. Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity employer.
All faculty are required to abide by the university's honor code
and dress and grooming standards.
Applicants: Potential applicants can visit the
University's web page at https://www.byu.edu. Applicants must
apply online at https://yjobs.byu.edu and attach a
current curriculum vita, a letter of application, and student
evaluations of teaching for all courses taught. Also required are
2-3 reprints/preprints or other writing samples of published
academic and/or public scholarship. Inquiries may be directed to
Dr. Spencer James, Chair School of Family Life Search Committee,
801-422-6682, or via email: email@example.com.
Information required at the time of
application: Please list the individual contact
information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty
application. At some point during the selection process they may be
contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically
Documents required at the time of
application: Please attach the following to the
faculty application: (a) current curriculum vita; (b) brief letter
of application summarizing relevant teaching experience and
performance, personal contribution to an enriched diverse
environment, and a 5-year career plan; (c) student evaluations of
teaching for all courses taught; (d) 2-3 reprints/preprints or
other samples of your academic and/or public scholarship.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Brigham Young University is an equal opportunity
employer. All faculty are required to abide
by the university’s Honor Code and Dress & Grooming
Standards. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are
members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Successful candidates are
expected to support and contribute to the academic and religious
missions of the university within the context of the principles and
doctrine of the affiliated church.