Overview

Erikson Institute, one of the nation’s leading graduate schools in child development, invites applications for an open rank tenure track faculty position (assistant, associate, or full professor) to begin fall 2018. Applicants should have an earned doctorate in Early Education, Child Development, or related field with specialization in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM). Applicants are sought for teaching, overseeing STEM courses, and scholarship from infancy through adolescence with ability to work in one or more academic programs including teacher education and child development generalist program.

We seek faculty whose scholarship recognizes the complexities of development in caregiving and educational relationships given particular cultural, social and economic contexts and historical circumstances that shape both opportunities and challenges for children and families.

Responsibilities of tenure track faculty include teaching graduate courses (on campus and/or online); advising master’s and doctoral students; developing an active program of funded research with publications; taking leadership role in program development; engagement with the public at local, state, and regional levels; and contributing expertise to the Institute’s mission and initiatives in early childhood programs and policies.

Applications are being accepted immediately. The search will continue until the position is filled. Candidates are asked to submit online in 1 PDF: a letter of application, statement of professional goals discussing teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and names of three references who can speak to the quality of teaching and scholarship. Submit materials to: Pamela Epley, Faculty Search Committee Chair, at csimons@erikson.edu.

About Erikson
Founded in 1966 with a strong commitment to social justice, Erikson Institute is the nation’s premier graduate school in child development. We improve the lives of young children and families through graduate and continuing education in child development, social work, and early childhood education, as well as through community programs and policy research. Erikson is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. We offer a variety of employee benefits, including excellent health and dental plans, life/disability insurance, transit stipend, matching retirement contributions, and more. To learn more please visit our website at www.erikson.edu.