CLINICAL ASSISTANT/ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR POSITION HUMAN & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT/ COMMUNITY & SOCIAL CHANGE

Dec 19, 2014

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 s.evans4@miami.edu.



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