Job Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty (Temporary Positions)
Department of Human Development and Family Studies

The UConn Department of Human Development and Family Studies seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of undergraduate courses starting in August, 2018.  Courses are taught in Storrs, Hartford, Waterbury, and Stamford. Adjunct faculty typically teach one – two courses per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit for more information about the department.

We are looking for instructors for one or more of the following courses:

  • Research Methods in HDFS (2004W)
  • Professional Communication in HDFS (4007W)
  • Parenthood and Parenting (3311W)
  • Child Welfare, Law, and Social Policy (3540W)
  • Diversity Issues in Human Development and Family Studies (2001)
  • Human Development: Infancy Through Adolescence (2100)
  • Human Development: Adulthood and Aging (2200)

Course descriptions can be found at

Minimum Qualifications

An earned Master’s degree in HDFS, psychology, gerontology, social work, sociology, or a related field with some teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned PhD or other terminal degree in an area relevant to the field; previous teaching experience of relevant courses.

Appointment Terms

These are temporary positions (teaching one course) for a period of one semester, with the possibility of extension depending upon program needs and available funding. Successful applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae indicating which course(s) you seek to teach. These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to This is a pool posting. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.  Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at