Open Position at Texas Tech University

Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position.

Starting Date: August, 2013.

The department seeks applicants who work within a contextual-developmental–relational framework to advance scholarship in the areas of family/relationship processes or emerging adulthood/adult developmental processes. In line with TTU’s strategic research priorities, the candidate’s research must relate to the health and well-being of individuals and families. Other requirements are a Ph.D. in human development, family studies or a related discipline and evidence of potential for meeting the requirements of the position which include (a) the establishment of a strong research program and external funding; (b) effectiveness in teaching, including mentoring of master’s and doctoral students; and (c) engagement in service/outreach.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Department and University
HDFS is an interdisciplinary department with strong graduate and undergraduate programs which encompass developmental and relationship processes across the life span. The department is housed within the College of Human Sciences and is one of the largest on the TTU campus, serving approximately 1,100 undergraduate and graduate majors. For information about the department including degree programs, centers and institutes, faculty, and the recently completed Iva Lea Barton Research Suite, go to Texas Tech is one of the state’s major universities (30,000 students) consisting of 10 colleges, the Graduate School, and the School of Law. Located on the same campus, the Texas Tech Health Sciences Center includes the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Allied Health.

The city of Lubbock (population 230,000), located on the high plains of West Texas, has excellent medical facilities, a low cost of living, and a semi-arid, sunny, and mild climate.

Review of applicants will begin on December 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply at Click on Search Jobs. Create an application for Requisition Number T94961.
Include an application letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and research interests, two recent and representative publications, and three letters of recommendation. Letters and questions can be addressed to Nancy Bell, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Texas Tech University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting equality of opportunity and respect for diversity. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

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