The Department of Child and Family Studies at Weber State University is seeking applications for a
tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The position includes a full-time undergraduate teaching load
of 12 hours per semester, with expectations of publication, student advisement, and participation in
departmental, university, and community committees.
A Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education or related field (a strong ABD may be considered if degree
completed by August 20, 2018).
Ideal candidates should have university teaching experience, a demonstrated research agenda, and
involvement with university service and professional societies. Desired qualifications include experience
with diverse early childhood settings serving children birth through age 8 including infants/toddlers,
preschool, prekindergarten, early intervention, special education prekindergarten, Head Start/Early
Head Start, or public school programs. Professional experience with the National Association for the
Education of Young Children (NAEYC), including an understanding of the 2009 Developmentally
Appropriate Practice position statement, NAEYC standards for early childhood professional preparation
programs, and NAEYC accreditation systems is considered important. Experience supervising pre-service
or in-service teachers in early childhood and other educational settings is also important. The
department and university value diversity and welcome candidates with multi-cultural/ethnic minority
background or experience.
To apply, please complete the online faculty/staff data form at http://jobs.weber.edu and attach a cover
letter, current CV and the names and contact information for at least five professional references.
Screening of applications will begin September 22, 2017. Position will remain open until filled.
Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.