Family Studies/Science Tenure Track Position
The department of Human Development and Family Studies invites applications for one full-time tenure track position. The department currently consists of 10 full-time positions and numerous adjuncts, serving 241 students. The anticipated start date is August 2020.
Minimum / Required
- Doctorate (or ABD with doctorate completed by 8/24/20) in Family Studies, Family Science, or closely related field
- Previous teaching experience at the collegiate level
- Experience teaching courses in family studies and human development
- Experience using classroom technology and a demonstrated openness to new instructional technologies
- History of engagement in scholarly activities and research
- Previous participation in service/committee work at the department, college, and university level
- Teach a total of 12 credits per semester, teaching multiple Human Development and Family Studies courses, and potentially teaching some courses for the online Human Development and Family Studies program.
- Training in an online teaching environment if teaching online courses
- Engage in scholarly activities and research
- Integrate diversity in courses
- Participate in service/committee work at the department, college, and university levels
- Support a culture of respect, civility and collegiality
- Actively participate in professional organizations (such as NCFR and Groves)
For more information about the department, visit https://www.uwstout.edu/programs/bs-human-development-and-family-studies
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 50 undergraduate and 24 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Average student enrollment is 9,000.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
- Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf
- Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.
A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Writing Sample (e.g., publication, manuscript)
- Sample of recent teaching evaluations
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 1/19/20. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.
Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
- Search Chair: Kevin Doll
- Phone: (715) 232-2792
- Email: email@example.com
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
- Search Coordinator: Renee Eide
- Phone: (715) 232-2282
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Family: Teaching