The Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) at the University of Georgia is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Science with a focus on Lifespan Development to begin August 2022. The department is hoping to hire an individual who will build on and complement existing departmental strengths and extend departmental expertise to a wider range of the lifespan, with a preferred focus on either a) infancy and early childhood or b) middle and older adulthood.
The successful candidate will collaborate and contribute to an established curriculum in HDFS at both graduate and undergraduate levels; develop and maintain a rigorous, nationally-recognized research program in developmental science using advanced analytical strategies; secure funding from external sources and publish in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets; and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in human development and/or research methods in HDFS.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 21, 2021. Required materials include a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching interests, a diversity statement, up to three preprints/reprints of representative publications, and contact information for three references. The diversity statement should describe one or more ways you will contribute to building an equitable, inclusive, and diverse learning environment in teaching, mentoring, research, and service.

Direct additional questions about the position to Dr. Geoffrey Brown, Search Committee Chair, . Individuals with expertise in marginalized and/or underrepresented communities as well as social determinants in health and development are especially encouraged to apply.

The Department of Human Development and Family Science is currently conducting an additional search for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with an emphasis in Contexts of Development. More information about this related search can be found at https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/226092. Individuals who are interested in being considered for both positions should submit application materials to both listings.
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