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Youth Development Position Announcements 

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Candidates must have scholarly interests in children, youth and family contexts. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Parks & Recreation, Public Health, Human Development and Family Studies, Adolescent Development, Education, Adolescent/Developmental Psychology, or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution.

Position Details

Submissions should be sent to:

Dr. Corliss Outley

Chair, Youth Development Search Committee

Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

Texas A&M Univesrity

2261 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-2261

Email: coutley@tamu.edu

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Candidates must have scholarly and applied outreach in children, youth and family contexts. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Parks and Recreation, Public Health, Human Development and and Family Studies, Adolescent Development, Education or closely related discipline from an accredited institution.

Position Details

For further information:

Dr. Jill Martz

Chair, YDI Extension Outreach Search Committee

Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences

Texas A&M University

2261 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-2261

979-862-8819 or jill.martz@tamu.edu


For AY 2017, the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences is authorized to hire up to 20 full and/or part-time, non-tenure track faculty with the following titles:

  • Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (up to 13)
  • Clinical (Assistant, Associate, or Full) Professors (up to two)
  • Instructional (Assistant, Associate, or Full) Professors (up to two)
  • Visiting (Assistant, Associate, or Full) Professors (up to three)

For AY 2017, the Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences is also authorized to hire up to two full and/or part-time, non-tenure track faculty with the following titles:

  • Assistant Professor of the Practice
  • Associate Professor of the Practice
  • Professor of the Practice

All of these faculty positions require teaching undergraduate courses related to parks, recreation and tourism. Clinical-track professors may also supervise graduate students in professional practicum experiences. Instructional-track professors may also teach regular graduate courses and special topic seminars. All positions with “professor” titles will perform professional service duties in addition to teaching. Titles that include “of the Practice” are also non-tenure track appointments.  These titles are for faculty members who have had or maintain a primary employment in a profession outside of academia.

All non-tenure-track position openings are subject to budgetary availability, student enrollment needs, programmatic needs, and turnover rates. To apply, please send your curriculum vitae to Dr. Scott Shafer (sshafer@tamu.edu) either via e-mail or to the address on our homepage. Please include a letter of interest describing areas of expertise, highest academic degree, teaching experience, and other relevant information.

Resources

Graduate-School.PhDs.org/education-index — is a comprehensive and informative resource that systematically sorts out the available undergraduate and graduate programs available today in the U.S.

The Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences hopes that you will find this to be a powerful resource for anyone pursuing to further their college education. Please take a look.

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