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CLINICAL ASSISTANT/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR POSITION HUMAN & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT/ COMMUNITY & SOCIAL CHANGE
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 faculty of the undergraduate program in
Human and Social Development and the master’s program in Community and Social Change
beginning August 15, 2015.
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).
The master’s degree program in Community & Social Change (CSC) is designed to prepare a
new generation of creative leaders and agents of change. The program believes that leaders in
community organizations must be literate in research, theories, and practices of individual and
social well-being. In addition, the program promotes the translation of knowledge into action.
The 30-credit program in Community & Social Change is designed to accommodate a variety of
students by offering courses in the evening, on weekends and during summer institutes. The
program also has a Peace Corps Master’s International track.
Responsibilities: Teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, overseeing and supervising
practicum experiences of students, master’s program administration, and student advising.
Qualifications: Doctorate in community psychology or related field; demonstrated experience
working with community partners; experience teaching, advising, and working with
undergraduate and graduate students; and program administration experience. Applicants should
send a resume, cover letter, teaching philosophy statement, and three letters of reference by email
or mail 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.