University of Miami - Two Positions

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Scot Evans

We're excited to announce that we are seeking candidates for two positions in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Miami. Please see the position descriptions below and attached. Contact the respective search chairs for more information. 



The Department of Educational and Psychological Studies seeks applicants for an open rank, tenure track or tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate or full professor level in Community Well-Being. The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Miami is currently seeking faculty senate approval for a Ph.D. program in Community Well-Being, after the successful launch of two similar programs at the undergraduate level (Human and Social Development) and Master's level (Community & Social Change). The new programs fulfill our mission of becoming a center of excellence in the promotion and integration of psychological, educational, and physical well-being in multicultural communities. The faculty position will be available August 15, 2013 (conditional on program approval).  Screening of candidates will begin March 15, 2013.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Applications from women and minority group members are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include conducting a program of research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervising dissertation, and advising students.

Qualifications:  PhD in community psychology or related fields, with interests in social justice, community development, multicultural well-being, public health, or organizational development and demonstrated competence in research endeavors and classroom teaching. Special consideration would be given to applicants with expertise in organizational or community development in education and/or the non-profit sector. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in one or more of the following topics: community psychology, community-based research methods, multicultural communities in a globalized society, and qualitative research methods. The successful candidate will be able to contribute to research and service in these domains as well.

Application:  Interested applicants should send a cover letter with a statement of professional interests, a curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, reprints of recent publications, and three letters of recommendation mailed by the recommenders, to Laura Kohn-Wood, Ph.D., Search Committee Chairperson, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, 311A Merrick Building, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-2040 (


The Department of Educational and Psychological Studies in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Miami invites applications for a full-time clinical assistant or clinical associate professor to join the undergraduate program in Human and Social Development beginning August 15, 2013.
The major in Human and Social Development (HSD) integrates individual, interpersonal, social, and community approaches to the promotion of healthy development and well-being. HSD coursework emphasizes theory, research, and skills. It culminates in a practicum in a setting related to students' area of interest and prepares them for both graduate studies and careers. HSD majors choose between three areas of concentration (tracks) in accordance with their areas of interest and future career goals: Track I: Individual and Relational Development (HSDI); Track II: Community and Program Development (HSDC); and Track III: Human and Social Development Studies (HSDS). 

Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate level courses, overseeing and supervising practicum experiences of students, and some student advising.

Qualifications: Doctorate in community psychology or related field; demonstrated experience working with community partners; experience teaching and working with undergraduate students; and experience advising and mentoring students.  

Application:  Applicants should send a resume, cover letter, teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of reference to Dr. Scot Evans, Chair of the Search Committee, Educational and Psychological Studies, University of Miami, P.O. Box 248065, Coral Gables, FL 33124. If you have any questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Evans at

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