The Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYAF) is seeking a chairperson who aspires to lead a thriving nationally and internationally-known faculty with multi-disciplinary expertise in child development and family relationships. CYAF has built effective partnerships in teaching, research, and engagement within Lincoln, across Nebraska, nationally, and internationally. The department offers undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs in family science, child development/early childhood education, and family and consumer sciences education including distance education programs. The department is situated within the College of Education and Human Sciences and the Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR). Graduates are in great demand with almost 100% placement. We are seeking applicants who demonstrate dynamic leadership, and who will foster innovation and growth in our mission to conduct scholarship that will enhance the well-being of children, youth, and families.
The position includes administrative responsibilities as department chair as well as teaching, research/creative activity or Extension as professor, based on the successful applicant’s strengths and interests, and the needs of the Department and the College. Anticipated start date is July 2020. For information on the College of Education and Human Sciences, visit https://cehs.unl.edu/. For information on the department, visit https://cehs.unl.edu/cyaf/.
CYAF is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. CYAF fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.
Salary is dependent upon experiences and qualifications. This is a 12-month appointment.
Review of applications will begin December 6, 2019 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed.
How to Apply: To view details of the position and make application please go to http://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_190203. Complete the application and attach the following documents: 1) letter of application that includes a description of qualifications and fit with the position; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of leadership philosophy; and 4) contact information (mailing address, phone number and email address) for three professional references who can speak to the candidate’s abilities to carry out the responsibilities of the job.
For more information, qualified candidates should contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Nick Pace, 402-472-3910 or CYAFChairSearch@unl.edu.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum qualifications: terminal degree in human development, early childhood education, family science, or a closely related discipline; high quality teaching, research, and extension or outreach skills and a record at a level appropriate to professor rank or associate professor who qualifies for promotion to full professor based on UNL standards for promotion; experience in higher education; and a demonstration of effective management and leadership abilities and excellent communication skills.
Preferred qualifications: achieved the rank of full professor; leadership experience with complex programs; demonstrated interest/skill in working across disciplinary and programmatic boundaries; and demonstrated experience with management of financial and physical resources.
Internal Number: CYAF001
About University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies
For 150 years, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been a leader in higher education. Chartered in 1869, UNL is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” category. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869.
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