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Faculty - Family Sciences - 14PE-ECDE01

Position Deleted on 4/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Human Development & Family Studies
  • Faculty - Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Department of Family Sciences
Early Childhood Development & Education
Assistant Professor Faculty Position - 14PE-ECDE01

Position: Tenure-track position at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor in the Early Childhood Development & Education (ECDE) component, Department of Family Sciences, College of Professional Education, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas. Responsibilities: Teach face-to-face and online courses in the areas of early childhood education and child development at both the undergraduate and graduate levels; advise students; direct theses and dissertations; conduct research; and contribute to other program activities.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a closely related field; college teaching experience, including online teaching; and a beginning or established research agenda. General Information: The Department of Family Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Professional Education. Currently, there are 23 FTE faculty members who teach in four program areas: Early Childhood Development & Education (ECDE), Counseling and Development, Family Studies, and Marriage & Family Therapy. The department offers three undergraduate, five Master's, and three doctoral degrees. The ECDE program awards a Bachelor of Science in Child Development with optional tracks in Child Life, Pre-Occupational Therapy, and Pre-Physical Therapy; a Master of Science in Child Development, a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education, and a Ph.D. in Early Child Development and Education.

The College of Professional Education is the home for three departments and one school: Family Sciences, Reading, Teacher Education, and the School of Library and Information Studies. Texas Woman's University (TWU) is a public university with the Carnegie Classification of a Doctoral/Research university. As a teaching and research institution, TWU emphasizes the liberal arts and specialized or professional studies. TWU has three campuses. The main campus is located Denton, Texas (approximately 35 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area). The other campuses are the TWU Health Science Centers in Dallas and Houston, which offer upper-level and graduate studies in nursing and allied health professions.

This position is located on the Denton Campus.

Rank and Salary: Nine-month tenure track; salary commensurate with experience.

Beginning Date: Fall, 2014. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Interested persons should submit electronically a letter of application, copies of transcripts, curriculum vitae, contact information, and the names and contact information of references to: (E-mail Header or Subject Line must include job title and job code number 14PE-ECDE01).

Texas Woman's University, an AA/EEO employer, supports diversity. Men and women, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply. All offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate's ability to provide documents which establish proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States. All positions at Texas Woman's University are deemed security sensitive requiring background checks.
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