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Faculty - Family Sciences - 14PE-FAM01

Position Deleted on 6/13/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Liberal Arts - Human Development & Family Studies
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Texas Woman's University
Department of Family Sciences
Family Studies and Child Development
One Faculty Position (Lecturer)

Positions: Non-tenure earning Lecturer position in Department of Family Sciences, College of Professional Education, Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas.

Responsibilities: Lecturer: Teaching on-line and face-to-face courses in at least two of the following areas: Family Studies, Family and Consumer Sciences, or Child Development. Teaching will include both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Lecturer will be expected to participate in Departmental faculty meetings.

Qualifications: The successful candidates must have the following: an earned doctorate in Family Studies, Family and Consumer Sciences, Child Development or related discipline; college teaching experience; experience in teaching on-line courses and the use of technology. Preference will be given to candidates with CFCS and/or full or provisional CFLE certifications. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in on-line teaching experiences in higher education.

General Information: The Department of Family Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Professional Education. Currently, there are 24 FTE faculty members who teach in four program areas: Early Childhood Development and Education, Counseling and Development, Family Studies, and Family Therapy. The department offers two undergraduate, five master's, and three doctorate degrees. One auxiliary service/training component of the Department is the Counseling and Family Development Clinic, which serves individuals, groups and families from the community. Within the Family Studies program are a Bachelor's of Science, Master's of Science, and a Ph.D. The Master's is an on-line only degree program. The Family and Consumer Sciences program is an undergraduate program and includes courses that are taught on-line. 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. Current enrollment is 3,007 majors (1,114 undergraduates and 1,893 graduates). Texas Woman's University (TWU) is a Doctoral/Research Intensive public 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 on 270 acres in Denton. Denton, population of approximately112,000, is 35 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex area. The other campuses are the TWU Health Science Centers in
Dallas and Houston. They offer upper-level and graduate studies in nursing and allied health professions.

Rank and Salary: Nine-month non-tenure earning; salary competitive with experience.

Beginning Date: Fall 2014. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Application: The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue until each position is filled. Complete applications must include a cover letter, current curriculum vita, and copies of official transcripts. The names, addresses, and telephone numbers
of three additional references may be requested later.

To Apply: Please submit required documents via email to (E-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number 14PE-FAM01).

For more information regarding Texas Woman's University, this position and benefits please visit our website at

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.
Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate.

Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons.
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