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Louisiana State University Agricultural Center and Louisiana State University A&M, Baton Rouge, LA seek candidates for Director of the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences. The successful candidate will be a leader with a shared vision to guide, support, and inspire a multidisciplinary faculty and staff in their tripartite mission of scholarly teaching, research, and outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Director has leadership and administrative responsibilities for encouraging and supporting ongoing academic excellence in cutting-edge research, education, and outreach in the School. The Director will represent the School, strengthen existing partnerships, and develop new liaisons and partnerships with stakeholders locally, statewide, nationally, and globally. LSU System's plan for its role, scope, and mission as a leading academic institution provides the framework for research, teaching, and outreach activities and the Director will take the lead in developing a strategic plan for the School that is consistent with current and future plans for excellence. Specific duties will include: administration of scholarly programs; mentoring of faculty, staff, and students for professional growth and advancement; oversight and administration of curricula; recruitment of new faculty and students; serving as a liaison with LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center and other organizations including state, national, and international academic and private or governmental institutions. Effectively manage the fiscal, human and physical resources of the department, and evaluate the performance of the department and its faculty and staff. Facilitate working relationships with regional, parish and station offices and other departments within the LSU Agricultural Center. Catalyze extramural funding and collaborations with industry stakeholders, as well as interdisciplinary collaborations with scientists from other departments within the LSU system. This is a joint position between campuses of the LSU Agricultural Center and LSU A&M with the primary appointment being through the LSU Agricultural Center. The school director's responsibilities are performed in a manner that is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, creed, color, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, or veteran's status. The school director reports to the Vice President for Agriculture through the program leaders of the LSU Agricultural Center campus and the executive associate dean of the College of Agriculture of the LSU A&M campus.

Department Org: 340000 - Dean-Coll of Hlth and Behav Sci

Position Summary: The University of Central Arkansas (UCA; www.uca.edu) seeks a visionary, communicative, and inclusive leader to serve as the dean of the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS; www.uca.edu/chbs/). As the leader of CHBS, the dean supports the continued excellence of its outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs, which include both traditional and online programs. With regionally and nationally recognized and accredited programs, CHBS is a primary provider of healthcare professionals for the state of Arkansas. The dean also works collaboratively and strategically with department chairs and faculty to champion the college's interprofessional education initiatives. Such initiatives include developing and planning an interprofessional teaching center with clinical and community services that will be housed in the four-story, 80,000-square-foot Integrated Health Sciences Building, which is currently under construction. The dean works with fellow deans in shaping and leading the academic mission of the university as well as in promoting cross-college initiatives. Finally, the dean publicly represents the college, engaging in the development of academic and community partnerships and in fundraising through collaboration with the UCA Foundation.

Position: Instructor or Assistant Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences and Program Coordinator of Family and Consumer Sciences
Category: Faculty
Location/Department: Meredith College, Department of Human Environmental Sciences

Description: Full-time faculty position beginning August 1, 2020.  Master's degree or Ph.D. in Family Consumer Sciences or closely related area required. Tenure-track with Ph.D. Non-tenure track with Master's. Instructor or Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Family and Consumer Sciences Program and Licensure Program.

Faculty Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include on-campus undergraduate courses in the Family Consumer Sciences major and licensure program. Ability to teach additional coursework in either Fashion Design or Child Development. Other responsibilities include active involvement within the college, school and department; student advising and mentoring, college-wide service and engagement in scholarship and professional activity. 

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Multiple positions across all Institutes
Duty Station: Kansas City, MO

Closing date:  Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Biological Science Specialist, GS-0401-13/14/15 (National Program Leader)

Vacancy Announcement Number: NIFA-S19Y-10584089-SL is open to US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.  You may use the following link to view/apply for this position:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543838500

Vacancy Announcement Number: NIFA-M19Y-10584090-SL is open to Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and VEOA/VRA eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; reinstatement eligibles; Individuals with Disabilities; certain military spouses; 30% or more disabled veterans; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.  You may use the following link to view/apply for this position:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543838000

Social Science Specialist, GS-0101-13/14/15 (National Program Leader)

Vacancy Announcement Number: NIFA-S19Y-10585331-SL is open to US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.  You may use the following link to view/apply for this position:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543838800

Vacancy Announcement Number: NIFA-M19Y-10585332-SL is open to Current permanent Federal employees with competitive status, Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP and VEOA/VRA eligibles, Farm Service Agency permanent county employees; reinstatement eligibles; Individuals with Disabilities; certain military spouses; 30% or more disabled veterans; former Peace Corps or VISTA volunteers and those eligible for other Special Hiring Authorities.  You may use the following link to view/apply for this position:  https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/543839100   

Position Summary

The University of Central Arkansas Assistant Professor is responsible for teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is tenure track and 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 serve as the Program Director for FACS Education and includes academic advising, administrative work (e.g. related to the UCA Core Assessment, Departmental assessment, and CAEP) and interprofessional collaboration to maintain and extend program visibility.

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