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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.

Index 210551, Position 139120

This is a full-time, nine month, tenure-track appointment to begin August 2019.

Qualifications:   Required - Advanced terminal degree from an accredited institution in Family  and Consumer Sciences or closely related field by start date.  Three years successful teaching experience in the content areas at the collegiate  level.  Demonstrated record of scholarly and creative activities within the teaching disciplines.   Teaching licensure in Family and Consumer Sciences in middle and/or high school.   Preferred - Qualified to teach the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Body of  Knowledge using a variety of teaching techniques.  Holistic educational background in a Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Ecology and/or Human Sciences unit.   Experience with EDTPA (teacher  assessment software) and ability to supervise   Family  and   Consumer  Sciences  student   teachers   following   state   of   Tennessee  residency requirements.  Ability to provide advising services to students in content areas.  Ability to achieve certification from the National Council on Family Relations in Family Life Education (CFLE).  Demonstrated experience and leadership in program development, student recruitment  and  unit accreditation.   Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in both university and community settings with faculty, staff, students and community groups of diverse backgrounds.

Job Vacancy #02-19
Extension Agent
Family & Consumer Sciences
La Plata County, Durango, CO

This position will provide education, leadership, guidance and direction for the family and consumer sciences programming in La Plata County for adults and youth in the area of nutrition, health, family financial resource management, food safety, food preservation and home/cottage food business development.

Completed bachelor's degree. Degree must have been conferred in family and consumer sciences, food science and human nutrition, public health, food safety, financial resource management, human development, agriculture, youth development or closely related field. Course work and/or professional experience must provide a broad and significant understanding of family and consumer sciences. For a complete job description and to apply, click link: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/62031 .

Position: Assistant Professor, Fashion Merchandising and Design, (beginning August 2019).

Qualifications: Earned doctorate (or completion of doctorate by the end of the fall semester 2019) in fashion merchandising or closely related field. Evidence of successful teaching experience in undergraduate merchandising courses. Recent research/scholarly activities. Experience with or promise of seeking external funding. Strong classroom, interpersonal, and leadership skills.  Preference will be given to candidates with prior business experience in merchandising and related areas; experience in curriculum and program development.

Duties: Teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in merchandising and related subjects. Mentor/advise undergraduate and graduate students including study abroad.  Conduct research and actively seek external funding to support research and scholarly activities. Participate in curriculum development and program evaluation.  Maintain active engagement in external professional experiences and networking. Service to the department, college, university, community, and professional organizations.  Other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Appointment: Tenure track position. Nine-month appointment is for fall/spring semesters, with the possibility of additional summer teaching assignments.

Department: The Fashion Merchandising and Design program is part of the department of Family and Consumer Sciences which offers six undergraduate programs, two master's degrees, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Workforce Education.  The Fashion Merchandising and Design program offers a B.A. in both concentrations (fashion merchandising, fashion design), a minor in merchandising, and a Master of Arts in Family and Consumer Sciences with a concentration in textile and apparel studies.

Assistant Professor position in Human Ecology available at Tennessee Tech University. Full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position to begin August 2019. 

Minimum qualifications: advanced terminal degree from an accredited institution in Interior Design, Housing Design, Architectural Design, or closely related field by stated date of employment; one year teaching experience in the content area at the collegiate level; demonstrated ability to deliver coursework using a variety of teaching techniques; and demonstrated record of or potential for research and publication in scholarly peer-reviewed journals within the discipline.

Preferred qualifications: earned doctorate or completion of all coursework (ABD) from an accredited institution in Interior Design, Housing Design, Architectural Design, or closely related field by stated date of employment; at least one year industry experience in interior design, housing design, architectural design, or computer-aided design; experience with Chief Architect, AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, and/or Adobe Creative Suite software; experience with curriculum design/redesign; and qualified to teach across Family and Consumer Sciences concentrations.

Doisy College of Health Sciences at Saint Louis University is searching for 7 faculty positions among various disciplines. A significant donor gift has allowed for the development of the Saint Louis University Research Institute. The newly formed Research Institute will be instrumental in assisting faculty recruits with both newly fdeveloping lines of inquiry as well as those with well-established research agendas.

Medical Laboratory Science: One Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor
Nutrition and Dietetics: Two Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professors
Occupational Therapy: One Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor and One Non-Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor
Physical Therapy: Two Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professors

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation's oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care and a strong commitment to faith and service. Guided by its Jesuit mission, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a highly rigorous and deeply transformative education that helps them develop into bold, confident leaders.

The Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS) has provided students with the tools and education to become well-prepared health care professionals since its founding in 1929. DCHS is located in the heart of SLU's Medical Campus, which is also home to the School of Medicine, College for Public Health and Social Justice, School of Nursing, Center for Advanced Dental Education and SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. A new $550 million hospital and ambulatory care center will open in 2020.

Carson-Newman University invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Family of Consumer Sciences.  The position is a full-time, 9-month tenure-track to begin August 2019.

Candidates for the position must have an earned doctorate in nutrition, clinical nutrition, or dietetics with at least one degree from a family and consumer sciences unit; demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and/graduate courses in nutrition science, medical nutrition therapy, food and culture, and community nutrition; 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/or graduate students; commitment to teamwork and professional involvement including membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences as well as attainment of the Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS).

Candidates for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor will be expected to teach 24 semester hours per year; advise students in the discipline; and contribute to curriculum development, assessment, and accreditation. The candidate will be expected to contribute to the university and department missions, be a collegial member of the institution at all levels, participate in professional and scholarly activities, and provide services to the department and to the community-at-large.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and graduate dietetics courses in our ACEND accredited programs while conducting discipline-specific research and/or creative activity and providing service to the University.

Qualifications: Terminal degree preferred, ABD status required. RDN credential preferred. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.
Starting Date: August 16, 2019

Closing Date: Review of applications will being December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications: A complete application includes a letter of application, vita, transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications must be submitted electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/55227. Questions regarding the search should be directed to Dr. Jake Emmett, Search Committee Chair, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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. 

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