|Working Title||Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Sciences - 6191|
|Type of Position||F|
|Department||Family & Consumer Sciences|
|Position Description Summary|| |
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northern Illinois University seeks applications for an anticipated 9-month, tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in Human Development and Family Sciences, to begin August 2020.
The position is housed in the area of Family and Child Studies of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences. The School has 15 full-time faculty members and three supportive professional staff and offers three undergraduate degrees and one Master's degrees (www.chhs.niu.edu/fcns/). Northern Illinois University is a Doctoral/Research extensive university with a diverse student body of over 21,000, located 65 miles west of Chicago.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Required Qualificaitons|| |
*An earned doctorate by the time of appointment in the area of human development and family sciences or closely related field. Applicants who have not completed their doctoral program must include documentation indicating the likelihood of completion by August 2020.
|Preferred Qualifications|| |
Preference will be given to candidates with record of scholarly publications, university-level teaching experience, graduation from one COAMFTE accredited program, success in grant writing and/or securing external funding.
|Hiring Rate/Range||Based on experience|
|Priority Review Date||11/05/2019|
|Open Until Filled?||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|| |
Preference will be given to applications received by November 5, 2019; however, applications will continue to be accepted until position is filled. Applicants must apply online at http://employment.niu.edu/postings/48162 and upload the following materials:
Questions regarding the search can be directed to Dr. Sherry Fang, HDFS Search Committee Chair at email@example.com or at 815-753-6332.
In compliance with the Illinois Campus Security Act, before an offer of employment is made, the university will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.
|Link to Department Homepage||http://www.chhs.niu.edu/fcns/|
|Background Check Required||Yes|
|EEO Statement|| |
In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
|Visa Policy|| |
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
|ADA Accommodation|| |
NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person's disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. This form can be obtained by contacting the Office of Academic Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ADEI) at 815-753-8399.
|Clery Act Information|| |
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