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Position in Adult Development and Aging

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Pending grant approval, the Berea College Department of Child and Family Studies (CFS) invites applications for a three-year position in Adult Development and Aging at the adjunct Professor level, to begin August 2018. The CFS Department offers three areas of concentration—child development, family studies, and nutrition and food studies, and this position is intended to augment these areas of concentration, expand CFS students’ knowledge of adult development and aging, and increase their preparedness to serve and work in their community. Information technology is highly desirable for the prosperous applicant to be able to teach cross-content either in child development, nutrition and food studies, or family studies. This appointment offers diverse opportunities for team-teaching and collaboration, as well as interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary engagement of undergraduates. The CFS major ranks consistently within the top four campus majors.
A doctorate is required, and practice teaching in adult development, gerontology, aging family dynamics, or related areas, and/or broad practice working with older adults and families is desired. Evidence of teaching and research excellence at the undergraduate level, with an emphasis in nutrition, social services, or related areas dealing directly with aging adults is essential.
candidates should submit a letter of application, a teaching and scholarship philosophy statement, c. v., three letters of reference, and official transcripts to E-Mail: AdultDevelopmentSearch@berea.edu. candidates should also complete and send the Faculty Application available at http://www.berea.edu/FacApp along with the other materials. A review of applications will commence January 5, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.

Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600 students from 40 states and 70 countries. The College has a longstanding commitment to interracial education; here, people of different races seek to lgain from and about each other, while also living together. Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. Information technology admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a Tuition Promise Scholarship, meaning no student ever pays tuition. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college.The College is one of nine federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a position in which they work 10-12 hours per week.Washington Monthly Magazine has consistently ranked Berea in the top 3 of Liberal Arts Colleges for its success in educating and graduating academically talented, low-earnings students who become service-oriented leaders in their professions and communities; in 2016 and 2017, the magazine ranked Information technology number 1.
Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 15,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville.More information about Berea College is available at www.berea.edu.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to lgain and work here.

• Location: Berea, Kentucky, Lexington

• Post ID: 17734667 lexington
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