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Position: 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 tenure track faculty position beginning August 1, 2019.  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 (preferred) 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. 

Program Coordinator responsibilities include: Program Coordinator of Family and Consumer Sciences and the FCS Licensure Program. 
Responsibilities include:

  1. Successfully leading and administering the Family and Consumer Sciences Program, including curriculum development.
  2. Leading assessment efforts for the FCS program and education accreditation.
  3. Curriculum review.
  4. Collaboration with professionals in the field, community and Department of Education.
  5. Oversight over all aspects of the Family and Consumer Sciences program in consultation with the Head of the Department of Human Environmental Sciences. 

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 Fashion Design and Merchandising beginning on August 16, 2019. The expected appointment is a 3/3 teaching load with expectations for scholarly activities leading to peer-reviewed outcomes as well as service to the Department, College, University and profession.

The Department of FCS is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. ISU recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply. Veterans, persons with disabilities, and people of color are encouraged to apply.


Required: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in Apparel and Textiles or closely related field. Applicants with expected completion of their doctoral degree before May 1, 2020 will be considered. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach courses in fashion design and merchandising in one or more of the following areas: merchandising, textiles, and apparel construction. 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 must have an appropriate record of teaching excellence and scholarship.

Due to continued growth in student enrollment, 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, 2019. 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. 


Required: Applicants must have a minimum of a Master's degree in interior design or closely related field by August 15, 2019. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach courses in interior design in one or more of the following areas: Technical drawing and construction, with a focus on computer-aided drafting; 3D communication techniques in various software systems and hand drawing techniques; sustainable design; and design studio. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in several digital software systems including AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit (or similar) and familiarity with building codes and regulatory compliance. 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 must have an appropriate record of teaching excellence and scholarship.

Preferred: At least one degree from a CIDA-accredited interior design program. Ph.D. in interior design or closely related field. A broad background in interior design with expertise to teach in a range of areas at all levels of the curriculum. Expertise teaching software for design and construction including Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Revit. An active desire to expand proficiency in 2D/3D drawing and construction software systems. Previous teaching experience, professional design experience, and current publication record. Active participant in relevant academic or professional organizations.

Position Summary         
The University of Arizona (UA) seeks an energetic, visionary and entrepreneurial leader to be the next director of the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences ( Reporting to the director, the school has three academic degree programs: Family Studies and Human Development (FSHD), Personal and Family Financial Planning (PFFP), and Retailing and Consumer Sciences (RCSC) with nearly 1,000 undergraduate pre-majors/majors; and three multidisciplinary research, outreach, and corporate engagement units: the Frances McClelland Institute for Children, Youth, and Families; the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing; and the Take Charge America Institute for Consumer Financial Education and Research; as well as FCS Cooperative Extension. These supporting units play key roles in translating research into practice while also attracting financial and strategic partners and resources to the University.

The Norton School's mission is to conduct transformational research, teaching and outreach that helps to solve social problems, improve the lives of individuals and families, and strengthen communities and the marketplace. Our approach is applied and interdisciplinary, grounded in the science of human behavior. Faculty and students routinely collaborate with both internal colleagues (interdisciplinary, across campus) and external community and industry partners. Community engagement is a core strength that builds our knowledge base and guides translation of research insights into solutions for practical problems, especially through Cooperative Extension and the school's center/institutes.

The Norton School aspires to national and international recognition as a thought leader for both scholarship (generation of new knowledge) and application of research knowledge to strengthen individuals, families, communities and the marketplace to improve quality of life. The Norton School Director must also share the faculty's aspiration to national prominence for their transformational degree programs that infuse research into the classroom and utilize experiential learning to train students for leadership roles in their fields.

Coordinator of Continuing & Professional Education
College of Human Sciences, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Job Summary: The College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University invites qualified professionals to apply for the position of Coordinator of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) (Req#5148). Under the direction of the Associate Dean, Extension & Engagement, the CPE Coordinator oversees the development, administration, assessment, and delivery of all non-credit, continuing education courses and licensure/credentialing programs within the College of Human Sciences. The Coordinator directs the operational, financial, marketing, planning, and assessment activities for continuing education services; acts as liaison with university, professional, industry, community, and government organizations and personnel; provides support for all program participants and instructors; manages relevant professional and student staff; and identifies strategic priorities, revenue streams, and objectives for continuing education in the college. More information about this position can be found at

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Human Sciences, Education, Business, Strategic Communications, or related field. Two years' experience in higher education program administration, experience in administering a continuing education program is strongly preferred.

Apply online at; requisition/listing number 5148.  Contingent upon available funding.

The Weld County Extension family & consumer science agent will develop, market and deliver non-credit educational programming in response to community needs, both individually and through partnership and collaboration with a variety of county and community organizations and agencies. A completed master’s degree is required; must be completed before beginning the position.

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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), 12-month non-tenure track position in the Food Science program.

This individual must have a background in Food Science, CulinologyTM, Culinary Science, Culinary Arts or related field. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate food science and culinary science classes that fulfill program needs. The candidate will also be expected to coordinate the activities of the department's Culinary Research Laboratory, advise undergraduate students enrolled in the Food Science program area as well as serve as the director of Clemson's RCA approved CulinologyTM program. Opportunities to participate in food product research and development projects, study abroad programs, and culinary outreach programs are also available. 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.

The Department of Consumer Sciences in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking dynamic Assistant Professor/Associate Professor to work with existing faculty to expand undergraduate and graduate programs in financial planning and financial counseling that are approved by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP® Board) and Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education (AFCPE®).

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses on campus and online; maintaining a nationally-recognized research agenda; serving on department, college, and university committees; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students; and seeking funding to support both instruction and research.

Title:  Principal Agent and Assistant Director
Working Title:  Assistant Director and State Program Leader for Family & Consumer Sciences
Position Number:  103322
Category Status:12 Month Tenure/Tenure Track Faculty
Unit: University of Maryland Extension – Family & Consumer Sciences
Location: Symons Hall ,College Park, Maryland

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The AVP has institution-wide responsibility for leadership, management, coordination, and development of international programs. The AVP works with faculty and with other administrators to develop policies governing international programs and leads the campus in implementing these policies. The AVP will expand the university’s international culture and programs by expanding short-term study abroad and longer-term exchange opportunities for students, increasing faculty exchange programs, promoting international collaborative projects, expanding strategic relationships with global partners, and recruiting international students.

The AVP works closely with academic deans, department chairs, faculty, and other campus leaders and is responsible for building and maintaining strong and collaborative relationships with other campus units and working with appropriate faculty across the university to develop programming and curriculum. Other duties, chosen in consultation with the provost, may be assigned to reflect the successful candidate’s expertise and interests.