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CAFCS.org accepts postings for faculty positions in Family and Consumer Sciences or Human Sciences in accredited universities and colleges in North America.
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The responsibilities of the Department Chair are to provide ethical leadership. The Chair is an advocate for the Department, manages operations including the budget, faculty evaluation, oversight of program reviews, building of the schedule, recruitment of faculty and students, serving on university committees, teaching and advising students. The Chair also strives to build community partnerships and alumni relations. Reports to the Dean of the School of Life and Health Sciences.

Required Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate or MFA in Interior Design, interior architecture, or closely related field.
  • NCIDQ Certification or eligibility
  • Work experience in interior design, interior architecture or closely related field.
  • Technological literacy in AutoCAD® and Sketch UP
  • Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the mission of the university, "Education with a Christian Purpose".

Preference given to applicants who meet the qualifications listed above and have been exposed to family and consumer sciences theory with experience in teaching, program coordination and mentoring faculty.

Position: Lecturer in Apparel Studies Division. Full time, 10-month appointment, beginning August 2018

Qualifications - Required: Master's degree or higher in Apparel and Textiles or closely related field; preparation or experience in higher education teaching; ability to prepare and teach relevant courses in apparel and textiles; ability to articulate the intersections of faith and learning; and collaborative working style (strong communication and interpersonal skills) with colleagues and students.  Desirable: Ph.D. or MFA (terminal degree); evidence of successful teaching experience in higher education; proficiency with apparel design/product development technology; professional experience in the apparel industry or collaborative relationships with apparel design/product development and merchandising professionals.

Position: Assistant to Associate Professor in Apparel Merchandising
Tenure track, full time 10-month appointment, beginning August 2018

Qualifications - Required: Earned doctoral degree in Apparel Merchandising or closely related field; established research agenda addressing emerging innovations in merchandising, retail management or product sourcing; preparation or experience in higher education teaching; ability to prepare and teach relevant courses in at least two of the following areas: apparel industry, retail operations/strategy, visual merchandising, consumer behavior, sourcing or international trade; ability to articulate the intersections of faith and learning; collaborative working style (strong communication and interpersonal skills) with colleagues and students.  Desirable: Active program of research with record of research publications in top tier journals and external funding; experience in cross-disciplinary research; evidence of successful teaching experience in higher education; proficiency with retail or merchandising technology;  professional experience in the apparel industry or collaborative relationships with retail/merchandising professionals. Most of these qualifications would be expected for rank of Associate Professor.

Position: Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in Interior Design (FCS)
Interior Design Experiential Learning/External Relations Coordinator (ELER)
full time 10-month appointment, beginning August 2018
Non-tenure

Qualifications -  Required: Terminal degree (PhD, MFA or MID) in interior design, architecture, or closely-related field; professional practice/industry work experience, preferably in hospitality or health care; preparation or experience in higher education teaching; ability to articulate the intersections of faith and learning; collaborative working style (strong communication and interpersonal skills) with colleagues and students and commitment to CIDA accreditation. Desirable: Experience in supervision/mentoring of students; NCIDQ and/or LEED certification; study abroad experience; research and/or creative scholarship potential.

Clemson University: College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences: Food, Nutrition & Packaging Sciences
Assistant Professor- Community Nutrition
Location: 223 Poole Agricultural Center, Clemson, SC 29631

The Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences at Clemson University is seeking an assistant/associate professor for a full-time (research/teaching/service), 9-month tenure-track position in Community Nutrition. This individual will have a background in human nutrition or related field with a preference for applicants who have formal education and experience in any area related to community nutrition. The successful candidate is expected to develop a productive research program training undergraduate, graduate, and/or post-doctoral scholars. Teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition classes fulfilling department needs.

Harding University invites applicants for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Family & Consumer Sciences in the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences. The position is a full-time, to begin August 2018.

Candidates for the position must have an earned doctorate in Human Development/Child and Family Studies with at least one degree from a family and consumer sciences unit; demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate courses in child development and family studies including courses required to meet the Arkansas Birth to Five Early Childhood Teaching credential; demonstrated ability to recruit, mentor and advise students; commitment to teamwork, scholarship, and professional involvement including attainment of the Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS) credential and the Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential.

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences (FACS), College of Health & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Central Arkansas, seeks an Assistant Professor for its General FACS area. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is tenure track with a nine-month appointment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities 

The person selected for this position will be expected to teach, conduct research, and provide departmental and college service, as well as serve as a strong advocate for the program. This position will include academic advising, administrative work (e.g. related to the UCA Core Assessment) and will require interprofessional collaboration to maintain and extend program visibility.

Position: Assistant or Associate Professor, Dietetics, Position #8394 (beginning January or August 2018).  Tenure track, nine-month appointment is for fall/spring semesters, with the possibility of additional summer teaching assignments.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate or completion of doctorate by December 1, 2017 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, and experience with or promise of seeking external funding.  Strong classroom and interpersonal skills.  Preference will be given to candidates with prior practitioner experience.

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is seeking team-oriented candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Human Development and Family Science beginning on August 16, 2018. The anticipated appointment is 75% teaching and 25% research/scholarly activity. The Department is seeking candidates who will demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Applicants must have a Doctorate in Family Science, Human Development, or closely related field prior to March 2019. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in a Human Development and Family Science program, including Enduring Issues for Couples and Families, Families in Later Life, Family Crises, and Helping and Communication Skills for FCS Professionals. Applicants must also demonstrate a record of or potential for research and publication in scholarly journals in the discipline. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law. For consideration at the associate professor level, applicants should have an appropriate record of teaching excellence and scholarly productivity.

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) is seeking team-oriented candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant/associate professor in Interior Design beginning on August 16, 2018. The anticipated appointment is 75% teaching and 25% research/scholarly activity. The Department is seeking candidates who will demonstrate their commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education through their teaching, research, and service. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Applicants must have a minimum of a Master's degree in interior design or closely related field by August 15, 2018. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach courses in interior design in one or more of the following areas: Technical drawing and construction, including computer-aided drafting; lighting; sustainable design and the WELL Building Standard; commercial interior design studio; and building codes and regulatory compliance. Applicants must demonstrate working knowledge of digital software including AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit. Applicants must also demonstrate a record of or potential for research and publication in scholarly peer-reviewed journals in the discipline. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language, as mandated by state law. For consideration for appointment at the rank of associate professor, applicants should have an appropriate record of teaching excellence and scholarship.