February 2013 Archives

Job Title:

Family Consumer Science, Assistant Professor (PRF#14021)

Opening Date:


Application Deadline:

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 14, 2013.


Depends on Qualifications


Probationary; Nine Month Appointment*

Date of Appointment:

August 19, 2013


Minnesota State Mankato, Minnesota


  • Teach primarily undergraduate courses in Family Consumer Science.  May be asked to teach courses in Consumer Studies, Child Development and Family Science, and Foods and Nutrition areas.
  • Contribute to student growth and development, including advising and mentoring.
  • Participate in service to department, college, university, and community.
  • Continuing professional development.
  • Conduct scholarly activity.

Assistant Professor, Dietetics - Western Michigan University

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Education and Human Development
Western Michigan University

Position: Assistant Professor, Dietetics (term beginning fall, 2013).

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in human nutrition or closely related field with significant graduate coursework in human nutrition. Must be a Registered Dietitian. Evidence of successful teaching experience, research/scholarly activities. Strong classroom and interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to candidates with prior practitioner experience.

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses including research methods, lifespan nutrition, and metabolic nutrition. Supervise Master's level students. Coordinate undergraduate experiential service learning program. Actively seek external funding to support research and scholarly activities. Participate in curriculum development and program evaluation. Serve on department, college and university committees.

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is seeking to fill a 9-month, tenure-track position in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. Successful applicant is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate FCS courses with emphasis in FCS teacher education, resource management and family relationships. This faculty member will initiate and collaborate in research and grant activities leading to scholarly publications and participate fully in departmental, college, and university meetings and committees. Successful candidate is expected to advise teacher certification students and the associated pre-professional student organization. An applicant at the Associate Professor level would be given strong consideration.


Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Family and Consumer Sciences Education or related field. ABD's with a firm completion date prior to August of 2013 will also be considered.
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, 9-month, tenure-track position with the possibility of summer teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses in foods and nutrition as assigned by the Chair of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of foods, nutrition and wellness; advising undergraduate students; conducting research in area of expertise; serving on department, college and University committees; working cooperatively with staff, faculty and administration; developing professional relationships with local, state, and national agencies and organizations to promote service learning and education opportunities for students.

Assistant Professor: Local Foods (Health and Wellness) Position Number 00103088
Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Position Description The department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences at North Carolina State University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor Position (50% research/50% extension) to address the growing area of local food systems and the impact they can have on the health of North Carolinians. This position would bring policy-informing research together with outreach and engagement activities to further foster local foods as an important factor in healthy communities and families. NC State University and NC Cooperative Extension (NCCE) are positioned as a strong leadership voice at the intercept of public health, local food systems and community development. The Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences has identified a gap in the applied research surrounding the development, delivery and evaluation of how local foods can impact public health within communities, and ultimately with families in North Carolina.

Location: National FCCLA Headquarters, Reston, VA

Reports to: Family, Career & Community Leaders of America board of directors.

Summary of Responsibilities: As the Executive Director of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America-FCCLA, this position is accountable to Membership and the Board of Directors for the success of the organization from:

  • strategic planning to day-to-day business operations and including the planning
    and implementation of a variety of national leadership conferences;
  • knowledge of client base and the stakeholders in conducting business with government and other nonprofit organizations in the development of partnerships;
  • ability to brand and market Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) and FCCLA;
  • knowledge of development and implementation of short and long range planning goals using data and analytical skills for decision making;
  • experience with grant procurement, capitol campaigns, individual giving, corporate sponsorship, and fundraising processes to move the organization forward;
  • understanding of basic accounting and finance with the ability to review financial reports for the overall sustainability of FCCLA;
  • strong teambuilding and communication skills with National Executive Council (NEC), Board of Directors, Staff, and all stakeholders are necessary.

This is a full-time position in Sewing and Apparel Design. Teach courses in clothing construction, fashion design/merchandising, pattern-making, fitting/alteration, formal/bridal design, textiles and related areas. Specific teaching responsibilities can vary depending on the strengths of the successful candidate, but the emphasis is on clothing construction. Throughout their careers, all BYU-Idaho faculty are expected to participate in teaching Foundations (general education) courses on a periodic basis. They are also expected to actively pursue professional development opportunities in learning and teaching and ongoing scholarly development within their discipline. 

For more information, see: https://employment.byui.net/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1360445989296

Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management
College of Health Sciences
Appalachian State University

The Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management invites applications for two full-time positions in Nutrition and Foods available August 2013.  These are tenure-track, nine-month positions at the Assistant Professor rank.  Responsibilities will include teaching primarily undergraduate courses in nutrition and foods (on and off campus teaching in traditional format and/or via the web), advising students, assisting in program development, and engaging in scholarly, professional, departmental and university activities. 

A doctorate in nutrition, foods / foodsystems, or a related area is required.  Applicants who are Registered Dietitians are preferred.   Relevant professional experience and successful teaching experience are preferred.  Professional experience could include clinical practice or foodsystems management. Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications.

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