Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies
Posted: 5/28/2018 (Employment)
Assistant Professor of Human Development. The Department of Human Ecology, in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Human Development with an emphasis in Adult Development and Aging. This is an academic year (9-month), Assistant Professor tenure-track position with teaching, research, outreach/engagement and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will conduct mission-oriented research and outreach/engagement of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station
The Department of Human Ecology is seeking applicants that focus on Adult Development and Aging with emphasis on any one or more of the following domains of human development: biological, environmental, sociocultural, mental health, and neurocognitive. Potential applicants whose work focuses on these and related topics in diverse populations and/or who are interested in health disparities in adult development and aging are particularly encouraged to apply. The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program to address critical or emerging issues in adult development and aging. The appointee will teach three courses per academic year; the specific courses will vary from year to year, based on programmatic needs, and will encompass both core courses (undergraduate and graduate) in human development (e.g., HDE 100C – Adulthood and Aging; HDE 200C – Development in Adulthood) as well as specialty courses in appointee’s area of expertise. The appointee will be a member of the Graduate Group in Human Development, serving as a research mentor for graduate students. Participation in and development of outreach/engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university service is expected. This position is expected to work with Cooperative Extension educators and partners in allied industries.
Location: University of California, Davis