Instructor/Lecturer (Early Childhood/Child and Family Services) (Variable-Time) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Description of the Position: Variable-time, non-tenure track, term position in the area of Early Childhood/Child and Family Services, with particular emphasis on instruction and clinical supervision of field experiences and internships for undergraduate students focused on related careers.

Responsibilities of the Position:

  1. Teach undergraduate courses in the Early Childhood program area of Curriculum and Instruction, as qualified.
  2. Supervise practicums in approved local childcare and family service facilities maintaining formal agreements with Southern Illinois University Carbondale to provide practical experiences for undergraduate students.
  3. Provide assistance in the advisement of undergraduate students pursuing course work in Child and Family services, as requested.
  4. Maintain and strengthen relationships between SIU Carbondale faculty and administrators and key persons in the childcare and family services organizations where SIU students are placed for practical and clinical experiences.
  5. S/he will be expected to travel to child and family service agencies for the purpose of supervision over a wide geographical area in Southern Illinois.

Requirements of Candidates:

  1. The rank of Lecturer requires a doctorate. The rank of an Instructor requires a Master's degree. Required degrees must be in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field.
  2. Persons who apply must demonstrate:
    1. A broad interdisciplinary background with a specialty in Early Childhood, Child Development, or Child and Family Services.
    2. Successful teaching and/or work experience in the area of Early Childhood, Child Development, or Child and Family Services.
    3. A sound philosophy and understanding of childhood development and related issues.
    4. Excellent communication and time management skills.
  3. Preferred qualifications include:
    1. Experience in supervision of and feedback to novices working in a professional setting.
    2. A strong background in human development, especially if focused on young children.
    3. Preference will also be given to applicants who have participated in and contributed to relevant professional organizations and societies at regional, state, and national levels.

Appointment: This is a term, non-tenure-track appointment for Spring 2016 semester year, contingent on available funds. The successful candidate may be re-appointed for future semesters contingent on programmatic needs, funding, and job performance.

Effective Date of Employment: January 01, 2016

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Teacher Early Childhood
  • Human Development & Family Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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