October 3, 2013

Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor with Expertise in Latino Youth/Families – Arizona State University

The T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, a named interdisciplinary unit at Arizona State University (http://thesanfordschool.org), invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in Latino youth and/or families to begin Fall of 2014.  For this position, successful candidates must have a PhD or equivalent in human/family development, psychology, education, sociology or related area by time of appointment; a strong record of success in research, including having secured external funding and having an accomplished record of publications relevant to advancing scholarship on Latino youth/families; demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and have a strong commitment to leading research initiatives focused on Latino youth/families. Preference will be given to scholars who use culturally informed theory to guide their work, and whose disseminated scholarship has contributed to conceptual advances in the study of Latino youth and/or families. The successful applicant will bring research expertise to an already strong and vibrant community of scholars dedicated to advancing scholarship on Latino youth/family development and adjustment, and will contribute directly to the goals of the Latino Resilience Enterprise (LRE; http://latinoresilience.org) in the Sanford School.

Complete applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2013, and every week thereafter until the position is filled. Electronic submission of materials is required. Electronically send a letter of application describing your research and teaching interests, a research statement, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and two samples of written work to Dr. Adriana Umaña-Taylor at thesanfordschool@gmail.com. A background check is required for employment.  Arizona State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply (https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/).

The Sanford School has doctoral and masters programs in family and human development. Faculty in the Sanford School are conducting cutting-edge interdisciplinary work in a wide variety of areas.  The school takes pride in having a collegial atmosphere bolstered by permeable boundaries among faculty and interdisciplinary ties to many other units.  Faculty and students also benefit from a multi-million dollar endowment that supports graduate education and research.

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