Clinical Assistant Professor-Executive Director Child Development and Family Center
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Northern Illinois University
The School of Family, Consumer, and Nutrition Sciences at Northern Illinois University (NUI) seeks applications for an anticipated 12 month, clinical faculty position in Child Development at the clinical assistant professor level to begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate is expected to have a focus in child development in the context of early care and education or intervention.
Primary responsibilities will include serving as clinical faculty for the child development emphasis with specific responsibility for overseeing academic programming and operation of the Child Development and Family Centerat NIU. The individual in this position will also assume teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate and graduate Human Development and Family Sciences curriculum with special emphasis on undergraduate practicum. Clinical faculty are also expected to participate in school and university committee work including curriculum and program development.
Preference will be given to complete applications received by January 15, 2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae or resume with list of publications, copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and list of three professional references online at http://employment.niu.edu/postings/36757. For questions, please contact Dr. Sherry Fang at email@example.com.
In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. NIU recognizes Dual Career issues.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Child Development, Family Sciences, or closely related field by the time of appointment. Applicants must also demonstrate evidence of classroom teaching experience with groups of infants, toddlers, or young children in a family-oriented program by using developmentally appropriate practices. Candidates must meet the qualifications for the Gateways to Opportunity Illinois Director Credential (IDC) Level 2 and meet candidacy requirements as a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) designated program administrator.
Applicants with familiarity with best practices in the early childhood setting, administrative experience with a university Child Development Laboratory, college teaching experience, student advising, qualify for Illinois Director Credential Level 3, and scholarly publications will be given preference. Coursework in or experience working with at-risk and diverse families and children are desired. This position offers opportunities for professional growth by the successful candidate who is willing to assume leadership roles within the School and College.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive university benefits package included
Internal Number: 31039
About Northern Illinois University
Northern Illinois University (www.niu.edu) is a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body of over 22,000 located 65 miles west of Chicago. The position is housed in the area of Human Development and Family Sciences in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. The School has 18 full-time faculty members and five supportive professional staff. Being a team member in the Human Development and Family Sciences program involves activities in the areas of teaching and service.