ELIOT-PEARSON DEPARTMENT OF CHILD STUDY AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Full-time Lecturer (non-tenure-track)
The Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Lecturer, starting September 2020. The lecturer will teach courses related to applied programs, practice, and policies for children and families, including children with special needs, and other courses according to the needs of the department.
The faculty member is expected to teach and advise both undergraduate and graduate students, and to participate in department, school, and university-wide service. This is a 9-month, academic year position, paid over 12 months.
The successful candidate must hold a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field, including but not limited to, human development, developmental or educational psychology, child and family studies, or applied developmental science. Experience in policy- and practice-based settings is required. Preference will be given to a candidate who demonstrates experience linking literacy and diverse learners. University-level teaching experience is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence, and to working with a diverse student population. The candidate should demonstrate a versatile teaching portfolio, and the ability and willingness to teach courses in multiple areas as determined by department needs (e.g., learning disorders, program evaluation, children with special needs).
All applications must be submitted via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/60706. Applicants should submit the following: a) letter of application, b) statement of teaching philosophy that includes previous teaching experience, c) curriculum vitae, and 4) teaching evaluations. In addition, they should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted directly to Interfolio by the recommenders.
Questions about the application process should be directed to Mary Ellen Santangelo, Child Study and Human Development Department Manager, by email (Maryellen.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will begin on April 1, and will continue until the position is filled.
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