Visiting Assistant Professor Position, University of Pittsburgh School of Education – Applied Develo
University of Pittsburgh
May 8, 2018
Full Time - Entry Level
Academic / Research
Visiting Assistant Professor Position, University of Pittsburgh School of Education – Applied Developmental Psychology
The School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh invites candidates to apply for a visiting assistant professor position in Applied Developmental Psychology (ADP). We seek a colleague to join the ADP program in its mission to advance professional education for work with children, youth and families. The successful faculty candidate will teach and advise undergraduate and Master’s students who are planning professional careers in the field of child and adolescent health and development.
The primary responsibilities of this position will be to teach core program courses in the areas of development (early childhood through adolescence) and evidence-based interventions. Additional duties will include assisting with Master’s program administration, such as admissions, internship placements and supervision. The course load for this position is 6 courses (3-4 unique courses, some with multiple sections) for the academic year. The position will begin August, 2018. This is a full-time one academic year position with the possibility for summer 2019 teaching and the possibility for extension to a second academic year.
To apply, please submit a letter of application addressing your qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of recommendation at http://www.education.pitt.edu/facultysearch/. For questions about the submission process, please email email@example.com. For questions about the position, contact the search chair, Dr. Heather Bachman (firstname.lastname@example.org). The initial review of applications will begin on May 25, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity.
Earned doctorate, prior to appointment (degree must be posted prior to August 15, 2018), from an accredited university in a professional field relevant to child and youth development;
Evidence of substantive knowledge in child and adolescent development, research methods, and implementation science and data-based decision-making;
Evidence of professional experience, expertise and leadership is important, such as professional credentials and activities, or professional presentations and publications that reach professional scholar and practitioner audiences.
Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence with undergraduate and/or graduate students
Ability to mentor and advise B.S. and M.S. students as appropriate;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
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About University of Pittsburgh
The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related Research I institution located in the heart of the city of Pittsburgh. The university has consistently placed in the top 25 research universities in the United States. Similarly, the School of Education is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 25 schools of education. Please visit our website (www.education.pitt.edu) to learn more about our school, department, and programs. The city of Pittsburgh has been named by Forbes magazine as America’s most livable city and by National Geographic Traveler as one of the top 20 best destinations in the world. The city boasts numerous universities, museums, parks, and cultural offerings; extensive public transportation and bicycle lanes; affordable housing; and proximity to state parks and outdoor activities.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.