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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, 2019.  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 included active involvement within the college, school and department; student advising and mentoring, college-wide service and engagement in scholarship and professional activity required. 

The Department of Consumer Sciences in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking an Assistant Professor/Associate Professor to collaborate with existing faculty to expand undergraduate and graduate programs in one or more of the following areas: consumer affairs, consumer economics, family financial planning and counseling.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses on campus and online; build and maintain a nationally-recognized research agenda; serve on department, college, and university committees; mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and seek external funding to support both instruction and research.

To be considered for the position of Associate Professor, the candidate must have attained tenure at a comparable university and be evaluated by the College of Human Environmental Sciences Tenure and Promotion Committee according to The University of Alabama Criteria and Standards for Promotion available at

Position:   Assistant Professor, Human Sciences (Merchandising & Design) Full-time, 12-month, tenure track position (70% Teaching 30% Research) Position Available: July 1, 2019

Qualifications:  Earned doctorate in Apparel Design, Fashion Merchandising, Textiles, or related area;
evidence of research and/or scholarly/creative work; experience with university instruction and student advisement; experience in student engagement activities in and out of class; and experience with student recruitment activities

Appointment: Full-time, twelve-month, tenure-track appointment ( 70% teaching,  30% research) Start Date: July 1, 2019

Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in nutrition, human nutrition, nutrition food science, public health nutrition, or closely related field; Ability to conduct research; Demonstrated potential for extramural funding

Preferred Qualifications: A record of refereed publications; Higher education teaching experience; Evidence of external grant activity; Evidence of funded research;

Responsibilities: Teach courses in nutrition and food science (Food Safety, Sensory Evaluation of Foods, Food Law & Regulation); Recruit, advise and mentor students; Participate in curriculum and program development; Develop and maintain an active research program including grant writing and publications; Participate in professional, university, and community service

POSITION Assistant Professor, Consumer Economics, Family & Consumer Sciences Department. 12-Month Tenure-Track Position. Full time. This is a 100% Extension position.

LOCATION The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee

EFFECTIVE DATE Screening of applicants' credentials will begin February 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Tennessee has strong statewide consumer economic leadership that focuses on community-based solutions. The University of Tennessee (UT) Extension, the outreach unit of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA), is a strong partner addressing consumer economic issues in rural and urban communities across the state. UT Extension Family & Consumer Sciences (FCS) seeks a Consumer Economics faculty member to contribute to the missions of the FCS department, UT Extension, and UTIA.

The College of Health Sciences at Sam Houston State University announces its search for an Associate Dean, with solid records of academic accomplishment and organizational leadership. This position provides a dynamic individual the opportunity to lead and effect positive change in a growing, top regional university.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs OR Research and Graduate Programs:

The Associate Dean is a critical member of the college's administrative leadership team and participates in university-wide initiatives. The College includes four units: School of Nursing, Population Health, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Kinesiology. The Associate Dean assists the Dean in guiding the College, providing leadership and oversight for one of two general areas: academic affairs or graduate programs/research (depending on skill set and area of expertise).

For full information and to apply: Review of applications begins February 28, 2019 and continues until filled.

Illinois State University invites applications for the position of Chairperson in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS).  The Department seeks a dynamic Chair with administrative experience to lead thriving undergraduate and graduate programs, which include:  Fashion Design & Merchandising; Food, Nutrition & Dietetics; Human Development & Family Science; Interior Design; and Teacher Education.  The Chairperson is responsible for fiscal management, departmental accreditations, long-range planning, curriculum development and review, personnel recruitment, advancement, assessment, and oversight of the teaching and research laboratories.  The Chairperson shall encourage high quality research, teaching, and service, and advocate for the resources needed to sustain the Department's mission and vision.  The Chairperson shall develop partnerships within and outside the university, as well as promote the Department's programs to alumni, businesses, government agencies, and other educational institutions. The preferred start date for this position is July 1, 2019.

The Extension Specialist provides leadership for planning, implementing and evaluating a statewide nutrition education program that serves limited resource individuals and families eligible to receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or meet the guidelines for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The Specialist works under the supervision of the Department Head in the UT Extension Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

The College of Health Sciences at Sam Houston State University announces its search for an innovative leader with a record of academic accomplishment and organizational leadership to serve as Chair of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. The department is home to five academic programs: Family and Consumer Sciences (with the option for teacher certification), Fashion Merchandising, Food Science and Nutrition, Food Service Management, and Interior Design. The department also offers a Master of Science in FCS and a Master of Science in Dietetics which includes a Dietetic Internship Program. It houses several laboratories and studios, as well as the SHSU Food Pantry which serves the Sam Houston campus population.

Candidates for the position must have an earned doctorate in nutrition, clinical nutrition, or dietetics; demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and potentially graduate courses in nutrition/food science, medical nutritional therapy, community nutrition, and special topics; direct student field experiences for a Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), and potentially develop and direct a Dietetic Internship; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (TN) eligible; relevant professional experience in clinical nutrition and dietetics; evidence of ongoing or established scholarship; ability to advise and mentor undergraduate and potentially graduate students; commitment to teamwork and professional involvement.