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Assistant/Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies Tenure-Track position
St Cloud State University

Date Posted Feb. 17, 2018
Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies Tenure-Track position
University St Cloud State University
Department Department of Child and Family Studies
Application Deadline Mar. 5, 2018
Position Start Date Aug. 20, 2018
  • St Cloud, MN
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Special Education
    Childhood/Youth Education

Department of Child and Family Studies
Teaching Graduate and Undergraduate courses which address early childhood special education and early childhood education.
Advising and supporting students involved in departmental courses and programs

In order to be considered for tenure, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to: 1) teach and/or perform assignment effectively; 2) conduct scholarly achievement or research; 3) continue preparation and study in discipline; 4) contribute to student growth and development; and 5) provide service to the university and community. (IFO Article 22, Section B)
*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

Doctorate in Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE), or closely related field
Experience in teaching Early Childhood Special Education and Early Childhood Education at university level and evidence of a strong record of student support.
Licensure in ECSE birth to seven and ECE preschool birth to grade 3 or able to obtain these MN licensures
Demonstrated record of teaching excellence in ECSE, and/or early education.
Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.
ESL minor studies or demonstrated successful experiences working with dual language learners.
Demonstrated record of recent leadership in program development, advising, and other activities in academia or other settings.
Demonstrated record of writing and scholarly activities related to early education
Experience in supervision of student teaching

To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at:

Application Review begins March 5, 2018; position is open until filled. 
Only complete applications will be considered. A complete application will include the following:
Cover Letter
Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Evidence of excellence in teaching (i.e. teaching evaluations, certifications)
Contact information for three (3) current, professional references
Copies of Transcript(s) (undergraduate/graduate/PhD); if advanced to finalist, official transcripts will be required.

Contact Information:
Ming Chi Own Search Committee Chair
Child and Family Studies, EB-B-109
St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Avenue South
St. Cloud MN 56301-4498
Email: Phone: 320.308.4954

Housed in SCSU’s School of Education, the Child and Family Studies Department offers certificates (licenses) and both graduate and undergraduate degrees. As the name implies, the programs of study include Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Parent Education, and Family Studies. It is the only program in the state in which early childhood education, parent and family education and early childhood special education are combined in one department, providing a genuine early development and education focus. The Child and Family Studies enjoys a collaborative relationship with SCSU’s Lindgren Child Care Center, which is nationally accredited by NAEYC and NAECP.
The School of Education enjoys a long and rich history of preparing teachers and other educational professionals. Programs are state and nationally accredited. Beginning in 1869 as St Cloud State Normal School, the focus on teaching and learning was a hallmark of our existence and continues to be prominent in our mission. In addition to Child and Family Studies undergraduate and graduate programs include teacher development, information media, special education, educational leadership, higher education, and human relations and multicultural education.

  • St. Cloud State University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regards to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or status as a U.S. veteran. The Title IX coordinator at SCSU is Dr. Ellyn Bartges. For additional information, contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Access, (320) 308-5123, Admin. Services Bldg. Rm 102.

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Contact Information

  • Ming Chi Own
    Child and Family Studies

    Child and Family Studies Dept Saint Cloud State Un
    720 4th Ave So St Cloud, MN 56301
    St Cloud, MN 56301
  • 320-308-4954


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