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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.

Job Vacancy #28-17
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer  Sciences
Adams County, Brighton, CO

Adams County offers the best of suburban and rural life – vibrant cities, quiet towns, and miles of recreation. Located in the Denver metro area, Adams is the state's 5th largest county serving a population of more than 450,000 residents. Adams County is a fast growing county, and home to the cities of Arvada, Aurora, Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, Thornton, Westminster, the town of Bennett and unincorporated communities of Henderson, Strasburg, and Watkins.

The geographical area of the county is 18 miles by 72 miles. The eastern half of the county is agricultural; primarily cattle and dry land wheat production. The majority of the county's population lives in the western half of the county. The urban rural interface is home to numerous 2 to 40 acre parcels and small farms. The county seat is Brighton and the Extension office is located in Henderson on the Adams County Fairgrounds campus.

In addition to this position, the Adams County Extension office team includes: a county director/agriculture agent; four agents (4-H youth development, 4-H school enrichment and after school, horticulture, and family and consumer science); a small acreage coordinator; a horticulture technician/Master Gardener coordinator, and two administrative support staff. To learn more, visit the Adams County website at:  www.co.adams.co.us, the Adams County Extension site at: www.adamscountyextension.org, or Colorado State University Extension at: extension.colostate.edu.

Job Vacancy #18-17, Southeast Area Extension Agent
Family Consumer Science & 4-H Youth Development, Bent County, Las Animas, CO

The Southeast Area is composed of seven counties in southeastern Colorado (Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, and Prowers).  The seven counties have a combined population of over 55,000, with Bent having a population of 5688 residents. The 4-H program is made up of 3 clubs with 108 youth members and 11 adult leaders. The Bent County seat, Las Animas, hosts the oldest student council-sponsored event in the United States, Santa Fe Trail Days. This event is sponsored by the Las Animas High School Student Council each spring, with assistance from the Bent County Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations. Bent County has a rich history that includes various historical sites. This position is located in Bent County, Las Animas, CO.

This individual will provide leadership for the overall Extension family and consumer sciences program in Adams County and also provide support for regional and state programming efforts. This individual will be responsible for partnering with and working through a variety of county and community partners to assess needs, plan, coordinate, deliver and evaluate programming that meet local needs in human, family, and community development; family financial stability; food safety and preservation; nutrition, health, and wellness as they relate to individuals, families and communities.

Clemson University: College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences: Food, Nutrition & Packaging Sciences
Lecturer- Nutrition

Location: P&A Food Science
The Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences at Clemson University is seeking a lecturer for a full-time (100% teaching), 9-month, non-tenure track position in the Nutrition program. This individual must have a background in human nutrition or related field with a preference for applicants who have formal education and experience in the following two areas -- quantity food production, and food and culture. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate nutrition classes that fulfill program needs and that are within the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to advise undergraduate students enrolled in the Nutrition Program. The Chair in the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will supervise the successful candidate and assign coursework and advising responsibilities. Because this position is within the Department of Food, Nutrition, and Packaging Sciences, the successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to interact collegially and collaborate with faculty working in nutrition, food science, and packaging science.