Assistant Professor of Family Sciences

  • McNeese State University
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Anthropology & Sociology

Job Description

McNeese State University invites qualified applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Family Science in the Department of Social Sciences. This is a full-time, 9-month, unclassified, tenure-track position. The appointment begins in August 2021.

Position Number: F99984

Position Description and Responsibilities:

The Assistant Professor of Family Science will teach undergraduate courses in the Family Science Program and will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Teaching undergraduate students in traditional, online, and experiential learning settings (e.g., classroom instruction, field experience, student research, and service learning projects), including development and coordination of student's internship.
  • Conducting research in candidate's area of expertise and disseminating results through scholarly publications.
  • Providing service that may include participation with one or more of the following: departmental, college, university, community, or civic organizations. Maintain involvement with the appropriate professional organizations or associations.


Required: Earned doctorate, university teaching experience, and demonstrated ability to teach undergraduatecourses in the Family Science, including the following:

  • Ph.D. in Family and Child Studies, Marriage and Family, Family Science, or Social Work before August 20, 2021, doctoral candidates may be considered if the degree completion will take place in 2021
  • CFLE (Certified Family Life Educator)
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching, research, and scholarship 
  • Effective oral, written, eLearning, IT, and interpersonal communication skills 

All job offers are contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check. 




Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until position is filled.

Application Materials and Contact:

Applicants should submit: Letter of Application, A Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Curriculum Vitae, Three Letters of Recommendation, and Unofficial Transcripts. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please submit the required documents to: 

Gregory Clark, Ph.D., Chair of Search Committee

Department of Social Sciences

McNeese State University

Box 92335

Lake Charles, LA 70609

Voice: (337) 475-5300/ (337) 475-5166

Fax: (337) 475-5973

TDD: (337) 562-4227

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