Faculty, Assistant Professor - Behavioral Science - Family Studies - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Teaches an Average of 12 credit hours each semester. Develops an active research agenda, involving students, that results in presentation and publication
Serves on committees and other opportunities for the program, department, college, university and greater community.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Current Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE)
Ph.D. (preferred), MFT (preferred), ABD or doctoral candidate considered.
Teaching and research strengths should complement current departmental needs and strengthen the rigor and quality of the Family Studies program


Excellence in teaching as demonstrated through effective instructional strategies and techniques in the classroom and in community-based family life education settings
Effective interpersonal, problem-solving and decision-making skills, with a willingness to serve on committees


Ability to teach FAMS 4700 Intro to Marriage and Family Therapy, Teaching Human Sexuality (proposed new course), FAMS 4670 Family Dynamics, and FAMS 4500 Family Life Education Methodology and other FAMS classes
Scholastic potential, preferably evidenced by publications, presentations, and the promise of future scholarly productivity
Evidence of internship supervision, club advising, community family life education presentations, and/or program leadership
Ability to articulate a diverse/multicultural perspective.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Screening of applications will begin on December 1st, and continue until the position is filled.

Keyword Phrases

  • Behavioral Science
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Human Development & Family Studies
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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