Eastern Washington University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2018.
EWU's Children's Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program focused on fostering collaboration and participatory democracy, honoring children's rights and children's voice, and supporting holistic, reflective practices on the part of adults who work with children.Students specialize in areas related to Child Life and Health, Child Services, and Child and Family Support. In addition, the program works to develop and disseminate research and outreach projects that enhance children's cognitive, emotional, social, and physical well-being. The program is a part of the College of Social Sciences, which offers opportunities for creative interdisciplinary course work and research.
The Children's Studies Program is seeking a colleague with a strong commitment to students, collegiality, quality teaching, and advising as well as scholarly potential. The faculty member hired for this position will be welcomed into an academic community dedicated to cultural diversity, community engagement, and social justice.
Position is open until further notice; review of applications will begin 12/08/2017. To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.Successful candidate(s) will be required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.
Conditions of Employment
The required start date for this position is 09/14/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018.
Ph.D. in Children's Studies or other interdisciplinary or appropriate social science field (for ABD candidates, the PhD. must completed by time of hire)
Ph.D. in appropriate social science or other interdisciplinary field included but not limited to, Child Development, Family and Consumer Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Social Work (ABD must complete Ph.D. by time of hire);
Teaching experience in appropriate social science or other interdisciplinary field including, but not limited to, Child Development, Family and Consumer Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Social Work; preference may be given to candidates with multiple years teaching experience.
Experience with developing and delivering on-line and distance education classes
An active research agenda related to children/childhood or closely related area;
Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to diverse needs including universal accessibility of our students, faculty, staff and the public.
Two or more years of teaching child/childhood-focused courses
Two or more years of experience with development and delivery of online courses
Two or more years of advising undergraduate majors in social science or other interdisciplinary field
Experience working collaboratively with multiple departments and programs
Experience developing and/or participating in child-centered programs
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning op...portunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.