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Institution: Erikson Institute
Location: Chicago, IL
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Human Development & Family Studies
Posted: 11/12/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Notes: included on Affirmative Action email
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Erikson Institute, an independent graduate school and research center located in Chicago, is seeking two faculty members, open rank, at either a tenured or tenure-track level or as clinical faculty appointments in either human development or in cognitive development beginning in fall 2013. Applicants must have prior experience and interest in working with diverse early childhood settings.

Requirements: An earned doctorate in child development, developmental psychology, clinical child psychology, family studies, or a related field. Opportunities may be available for joint appointment in the Herr Research Center for Children and Social Policy or in the early intervention and mental health treatment programs of the Center for Children and Families.

Responsibilities: These include teaching graduate courses (online or in person); advising master's and doctoral students; developing an active program of funded research or training; participation in community service within the Institute and engagement with the public at local, state, and regional levels; grant writing; and contributing expertise to the Institute's mission and initiatives in early childhood programs and policies.

Applications will be considered beginning September 1, 2012. The search will continue until both positions are filled. Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, statement of professional goals and teaching/research interests, curriculum vitae, official graduate school transcripts, and names of three references who can speak to the quality of their teaching and scholarship. Submit materials to: Dr. Samuel J. Meisels, President, Erikson Institute, 451 North LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60654.

Erikson Institute, founded in 1966 with a strong commitment to social justice, is one of the nation's preeminent graduate schools in child development. Its mission is to prepare committed professionals at the master's and doctoral level to work in classrooms, social service, policy, and research settings in order to increase our knowledge about and improve the lives of children and families. For more information about Erikson, visit www.erikson.edu.

It is the policy of Erikson Institute not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other classes protected by federal, state, or local laws, in matters of admissions, employment, or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates, in accordance with civil rights legislation and institutional commitment. It is also the policy of Erikson not to retaliate against any person for making a complaint in good faith about alleged discrimination or for supporting any other Erikson student, employee, or representative in making such a complaint. Any alleged violations of this policy should be directed to the Vice President for Finance and Operations.
It is the policy of Erikson Institute not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other classes protected by federal, state, or local laws, in matters of admissions, employment, or services or in the educational programs or activities it operates, in accordance with civil rights legislation and institutional commitment. It is also the policy of Erikson not to retaliate against any person for making a complaint in good faith about alleged discrimination or for supporting any other Erikson student, employee, or representative in making such a complaint. Any alleged violations of this policy should be directed to the Vice President for Finance and Operations.