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Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer Family Science (One Year Only)
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Jul. 21, 2022
Title Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer Family Science (One Year Only)
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Behavioral Science Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer Family Science (One Year Only)



Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:
The Behavioral Science Department at Utah Valley University is currently seeking potential candidates for a one-year faculty lecturer position in the Family Science program to teach during the 2022-2023 academic year; summer teaching may also be available for additional pay. This is a non-tenure track position and will include teaching five courses per fall and spring semester. Possible course topics might include Lifespan/Human Development, Parenting, Adult Development, Ethics for Family Interventions, Diverse Families, or other related Family Science courses.

Summary of Duties:

    • Design, prepare, and teach courses and deliver content using meaningful and engaging methods with measurable course objectives.
    • Expected to utilize student-focused and evidenced-based pedagogy for engaged learning as well as provide an evaluation of learning through written and performance tests.
    • Will be expected to teach in person and teach using online or hybrid formats as needed.
    • Expected to hold regular office hours and maintain a student-oriented approach to education.
    • Attend all department and program faculty meetings.



Utah Valley University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to cultural diversity in its people and programs. As such, we have implemented an inclusion-based mission, incorporated inclusion within strategic planning, and actively participate in inclusive programs, such as ElevateHER. Thus, UVU encourages the applications of individuals from traditionally underrepresented groups in academia. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with a masters or doctorate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Special considerations will be granted to individuals with degrees in Human Development, Family Studies, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Family and Consumer Science.
  • Demonstration of successful teaching at the college or university level is required.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge required to design, prepare, and deliver course content using meaningful and engaging methods with measurable course objectives.
  • Excellence in teaching as demonstrated through effective instructional strategies and techniques in the classroom.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and consistently orally and electronically with students.
  • Ability to articulate an inclusive diverse/multicultural perspective required.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to design/deliver curriculum for the following courses: Ethics for Family Interventions, Adult Development, and Aging, or Applied Parenting.
  • Experience teaching in-person, online, or in hybrid formats.
  • Experience teaching Family Science undergraduates.



Physical Requirements:
Ability to perform work in classroom and office environments.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: TBD

Advertisement Number: FAC32222
Open Date: 06/09/2022
Review Start Date: 06/15/2022
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Must attach the following document as "OTHER":Other 1: Sample syllabi with detailed course descriptions
Priority consideration will be given to those applications who apply on or before the "Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/28737

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

UVU provides accessible, equitable, and culturally diverse learning experiences and resources for students of all backgrounds, including those historically underrepresented in higher education. We value diverse perspectives and seek to provide an atmosphere of respect, safety, and inclusion in our program. The candidate is expected to demonstrate a commitment to ethical, anti-oppressive practice, teaching excellence, and teaching diverse learners, and modeling inclusive practices. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.





 
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