Employer: School of Family Life, Brigham Young University
Address: 2086 JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
Telephone: (801) 422-9093 FAX: (801) 422-0230
Starting Date: August 2018
Application Date: Apply by the priority deadline of September 15, 2017 in order to ensure consideration.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications
Job Classification: University Faculty, Professorial track
Type of Employer: University, Church Sponsored
The position is a continuing faculty status track, professorial position in the School of Family Life (SFL) focused on strengthening the excellence of teaching and research in the three primary areas of the School: Human Development, Family Studies, and Marriage and Family Therapy. Particular hiring needs are broad. Responsibilities include publishing high quality research, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, and providing service on program, school, college, and university committees. Flexible employment arrangements may be discussed with outstanding candidates.
Description of the School of Family Life and University: (http://familylife.byu.edu)
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 in the United States. SFL offers two undergraduate majors: Family Life, with emphases in Human Development and Family Studies, and Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The school has nearly 40 full-time faculty members and more than 700 undergraduate majors. SFL also offers MS and Ph.D. degrees in Marriage, Family, and Human Development, and in Marriage and Family Therapy. There are approximately 80 students in the MS or Ph.D. programs in the School. Brigham Young University is one of 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 30,000 students and 1,300 faculty. Located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountain range, the university is located in Provo, Utah, a community of approximately 90,000. BYU is an equal employment opportunity employer. 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.
Potential applicants can visit the University’s web page at http://www.byu.edu (employment). Applicants must apply on-line at https://yjobs.byu.edu and attach a current curriculum vita, a letter of application, and 2-3 reprints/preprints or other writing samples. In addition, please list the contact information for three recommenders on the faculty application. They may be contacted and required to submit their letters of reference electronically at some point during the selection process.
Inquiries may be directed to Larry Nelson, Ph.D., School of Family Life Search Committee Chair, 2091 JFSB, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries may be directed to Professor Nelson.
 Particular interest in developmentalists who specialize in psychobiology, language, cognition, perception, or socialization.
 The MS and Ph.D. programs in Marriage and Family Therapy are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education. Applicants for MFT positions must hold the designation as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor (or Candidate) and be eligible for licensure as an MFT in Utah.
Educational and Experience Requirements:
A Ph.D. in family studies, human development, developmental psychology, marriage and family therapy, family and consumer sciences, or a related discipline is required. Those with established academic or professional careers are encouraged to apply, as well as outstanding new Ph.D.s or ABDs who will complete their degrees by August 2018. Evidence of scholarly research achievement or clear potential in the field is required. Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses is required.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications
Brigham Young University is one of 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 30,000 students and 1,300 faculty. Located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountain range, the university is located in Provo, Utah, a community of approximately 90,000. Brigham Young University, an equal opportunity empl...oyer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with disabilities. All faculty are required to observe standards of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Preference is given to hiring members in good standing of the sponsoring Church.