Multiple Positions

Central Michign University in Michigan

Date Posted October 20, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Employment Type Full-time

Faculty Positions

Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is one of the nation's 100 largest public universities and the fourth largest in Michigan, with more than 20,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and another 7,000 enrolled online and at more than 60 locations worldwide. CMU offers 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, masters, specialist and doctoral levels, including nationally recognized programs in entrepreneurship, journalism, music, audiology, teacher education, psychology and physician assistant. CMU's unique offerings also include the only meteorology major in Michigan and the only bachelor's degree concentration in microscopy in the nation. CMU has also established a College of Medicine, scheduled to open in 2013.

Early Childhood Development: The Human Development and Family Studies area at Central Michigan University invites applications for two 9-month tenure track positions in Early Childhood Development at the Assistant Professor level with appointments beginning August 18, 2014. Expertise in child development (birth - 8 years) or early childhood learning is required. Responsibilities include teaching, scholarly activity, student advising, and service to the department, college and university. Doctorate required, or ABD with degree awarded by date of hire, with at least one graduate degree in child development, early childhood education, human development and family studies, or closely related discipline; evidence of teaching effectiveness, scholarly and subject-matter competence; evidence of effective communication and interpersonal skills, and affiliation with relevant professional organizations. Screening begins November 8, 2013, and will continue until filled. Further details and the application process are available at CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

The Foods and Nutrition Program in the Department of Human Environmental Studies housed within the College of Education and Human Services at Central Michigan University seeks a full time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics to join an expanding Foods and Nutrition program. Required: Earned doctoral degree with course work in human nutrition, dietetics, food science, or food service administration; evidence of university teaching effectiveness; evidence of scholarly competence; and Registered Dietitian status. Screening for all applications will begin on December 2, 2013 and will continue until filled.

Further details and the application process are available at

Recreation, Park, and Leisure Services Administration
Central Michigan University


Assistant Professor

Full-time, tenure-track position, effective August 2014 to teach classes in the Recreation and Event Management concentration. Content areas include community recreation, event management, programming, fiscal management for both for-profit and non-profit organizations, personnel administration, philosophy and research. Additional responsibilities will include student advising, service on department, college, and university committees, research, internship supervision, and professional service.

Doctorate, with at least one degree in parks and recreation administration or closely related field. One-to three years of professional experience in the recreation and/ or event management industries. Evidence of one to three years of quality teaching experience at the university level related to the course work described above, as evidenced by student evaluations and other written evidence. Demonstrated ability to establish a scholarly research agenda beyond the dissertation level.

Documented experience in undergraduate advising as well as supervision of student interns. Documented Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP).

APPLICATION: On-line applications required. Apply at Priority consideration will be given to those applications received by December 31, 2013.

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

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