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The School of Human Sciences at Mississippi State University is seeking nominations and applications for a nine-month, tenure track, teaching and research position of Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies.

LOCATION: Mississippi State University (Starkville, Mississippi)

STARTING DATE: January 2015

• Teaching courses in consumer economics and human development and family studies.
• Advising undergraduate and graduate students.
• Establishing an active and focused research/scholarship program, including securing extramural funding for research efforts and publishing in respected journals and other outlets.
• Providing service to the school, university, profession, and community

The Oklahoma State University of Nutritional Sciences and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service invite applications for an 11-month tenure-track position in Cooperative Extension with a portion of the Community Nutrition Education Program.This is a full-time position starting August 2015.

More details: http://www.cafcs.org/jobs/download/Pos-Anncmt-Ast-Prof-Nutr-Health_Ext Spclst.pdf

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Iowa State University invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair and Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies ( www.hdfs.hs.iastate.edu ). We seek a candidate who is committed to leadership and administration of a department that is research-intensive, grant-productive, and dedicated to quality teaching, learning and Extension/outreach. The Chair will lead a group of dynamic multidisciplinary faculty and is expected to provide collaborative leadership within and outside the university, promote a collegial environment adhering to principles of shared governance, and enhance inclusive excellence.

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is one of five units in the College of Human Sciences. Undergraduate students pursue majors in Child, Adult, and Family Services; Early Childhood Education; Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies; and Financial Counseling and Planning. The Department also offers both an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies.

An applicant letter indicating the position for which applicant wishes to be considered, CV, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should attach to "Other Document" a sample of classes taught and provide evidence of student evaluations reflecting teaching ability. These items should be attached as a single document. The three letters of recommendation may be attached online, OR mailed directly to: Dept. of Consumer Sciences, College of Human Environmental Science, Attn: Dr. Melissa Wilmarth, Box 870158, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. If hired, an official transcript of your most recent advanced degree will be required. Candidates invited to interview will be expected to teach a class as part of the interview process.

Posting Details

Requisition Number: 0809215
Number of Open Positions: 1
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Other Title Information: Assistant/Associate Professor, CSM
Position Type: Faculty
Organization: 217401 - CONSUMER SCIENCES

The University of Georgia Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS), in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), is seeking applications for an Associate or Full Professor with tenure to provide leadership in our focus on child health and well-being. The position is a nine-month academic appointment. We are seeking applications and nominations of individuals with stature in research to be appointed the first endowed Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family Health Disparities. Start date: August 2015 or as negotiated. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Human Development and Family Science, or closely related area (social work, psychology, education, public health, sociology), with a focus on child development, particularly child health and well-being and qualified for tenure on appointment at either the full or associate professor level. Appointment to rank of associate professor will be extended to individuals with similar rank at comparable institution and evidence of emerging stature as national authority in the discipline. Appointment to rank of professor will be extended to individuals with at least five years as associate professor (eligible for promotion to rank of professor upon appointment) or rank of professor at comparable institution and must show clear and convincing evidence of high levels of attainment in teaching and research and commensurate national or international recognition related to child health and well-being. A successful applicant must have an established research program and experience working in collaborative multidisciplinary academic environment including sociology, social work, public health, nutrition, education and psychology. We seek demonstrated outstanding scholarly achievement and research productivity including grants and publications, as well as a national and/or international reputation in the area of child health and well-being.
Minnesota State University-Mankato invites applications for an Assistant/Associate probationary (tenure-track) position in the Department of Family Consumer Science. The Department of Family Consumer Science seeks applicants with a specialty in Consumer Studies to teach variety of introductory and upper level undergraduate courses. May be asked to teach courses in other Department of Family Consumer Science areas such as Introduction to Family Consumer Science. 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.

The Department of Consumer Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking dynamic applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor tenure track position. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. An appointment at the rank of Associate Professor will require an established record of scholarly publications and external funding appropriate for the University of Alabama and would likely share in department leadership duties. Preference will be given to a candidate with evidence of effective and innovative college-level teaching.

The department offers a bachelor's degree in Consumer Sciences with concentrations in consumer affairs and family financial planning and counseling and a master's degree with either a focus in consumer economics or family financial planning and counseling. In addition, the department also houses graduate specialty programs in sports management and interactive technology (these specializations are not part of the expectations of this position).

Position:  The University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in housing with a focus on residential property management.  The position is nine month academic appointment, tenure track.  The start date is August 14, 2015 or as negotiated.  

Qualifications:  To be considered for the position of Assistant Professor, the applicant must certify completion of doctorate degree at time of employment in one of the following areas: housing, property management, real estate, housing policy, community development, or closely related discipline. The applicant should demonstrate great potential for outstanding scholarly competence, and research productivity. One year of post-doctoral experience is preferred. Development and implementation of online courses, and active membership in relevant professional organizations are also desirable. All applicants must have a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. 

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