Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, HDFS

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023


Human Development and Family Studies

College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Interpersonal and/or Family Relationships in Diverse Contexts


Everything we do is designed to improve the quality of the people in the state of Illinois, across the nation, and around the world.  We discover, develop, translate, and disseminate knowledge to address societal concerns and train the next generation of experts in a way that empowers them to expand the boundaries of science to higher levels of understanding and influence. 

Be a part of our story.

Position:  Nine-month, full-time (50% research, 50% teaching), benefits-eligible, tenure-track position.

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full professor rank with experience in interpersonal and/or family relationships in diverse sociocultural contexts.  We are open to scholars with a broad range of focus in relationship and family science that complement existing research initiatives in the department.

Required Qualifications:
•An earned Ph.D. (or doctoral level) degree in Human Development and Family Studies or related field
•Doctorate must be completed prior to the start date
•Expertise in interpersonal and/or family relationships
•Evidence of a systematic research program with the ability and commitment to secure external funding
•Record of effective teaching and commitment to mentoring diverse graduate and undergraduate students
•Ability to collaborate with other HDFS and University of Illinois faculty

Preferred Qualifications:
•Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
•Expertise in advanced methods and/or statistical skills
•Experience or expressed interest in teaching courses in our undergraduate and graduate curricula 

The mission of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) is to address contemporary social issues that affect children, youth, adults, and families through high-quality research, teaching, and outreach programs. A shared value of diverse cultures, communities, and family structures, and a strong commitment to antiracism unites HDFS. We promote the health and well-being of individuals and families in changing societal contexts through state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative research methods, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary research collaborations, and innovative community engagement efforts grounded in evidence. Through premier undergraduate and graduate programs, we are committed to recruiting and training the next generation of leaders, scholars, and educators to address the needs of individuals and families in a changing society.  

Position:  Nine-month, full-time, benefits eligible tenure-track position with a stipend.  Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications, rank, and experience. The position begins on August 16, 2024. Applications received by October 6, 2023, will receive priority. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. 

To Apply:

Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on October 6, 2023. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the top or bottom of this posting including a cover letter addressing your research and teaching experience, CV, and names and contact information of three references. The search committee may request letters of reference and additional documents from a small number of finalists.  Applications not submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu will not be considered. For further information regarding this position, please visit our web page https://hdfs.illinois.edu, or contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Brian Ogolsky at (217)244-1199 or bogolsky@illinois.edu. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu.

Requisition ID: 1020184
Job Category: Faculty
Apply at: https://jobs.illinois.edu