The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Missouri ( has an opening for an Assistant Teaching Professor to begin in January, 2014 or August, 2014. This non-tenure track 9- month position will involve teaching a writing intensive lifespan human development class and on-campus and online classes in early childhood education, advising undergraduate students in our Child Development and Education emphasis area, and participating in service or research.

Applicants should have a PhD at the time of hiring in human development and family studies, early childhood education, or a related field. The Department focuses on lifespan human development and families in a variety of relational, social, and cultural contexts. A commitment to individual and family diversity distinguishes our academic programs. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Missouri-Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator. Apply online at An application letter and curriculum vita combined into one PDF or Microsoft Word document should be uploaded as the resume attachment.  Three reference letters that address teaching competencies are required and should come directly from your reference either electronically to or hard copy to: Louis Manfra, Search Chair, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, 314 Gentry Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211. Application reviews will begin October 15, 2013 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired.

Deadline: 10/15/2013. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.