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The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and the Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a qualified candidate for a tenure-leading faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will have an appointment in the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service with Family and Consumer Sciences that is integrated with their instruction and research responsibilities in the department. This 11-month position has an anticipated start date of July 31, 2022 (contingent upon available funding). In addition to a competitive benefits package, the salary is commensurate with candidate qualifications and experience.

To help best meet the evolving needs of the state, the department is expanding its research portfolio and academic programs in Public Health Nutrition. This area is focused primarily on developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence- based approaches to improve nutrition and health outcomes of individuals, families, and communities. Thus, we are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in Food Systems; Food Sustainability; and/or Policy, Systems, and Environmental Strategies. Individuals with a research focus on health disparities, and/or designing programs for rural and/or underserved populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

We seek equity-minded candidates that will contribute to a culture of inclusive excellence within the department, the College of Education and Human Sciences, and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service. We are especially interested in candidates who demonstrate a commitment to training and supporting diverse populations through their instruction, research, and extension responsibilities.

The Position

Oklahoma State University seeks a visionary leader to foster development of innovative, impactful educational programs from CEHS to address critical needs of Oklahoma citizens. The role includes identifying new and emerging issues, prioritizing programs, building internal and external partnerships for programming, pursuing new resources for program support, and facilitating program delivery and assessment. New opportunities are emerging with OSU’s growing emphasis on outreach university-wide and potential collaborations with other OSU campuses, including the Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa.  The Assistant Director/Program Leader and Associate Dean is administratively responsible to the Associate Vice President, Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service (OCES), and the Dean of the CEHS.

Oklahoma State University seeks candidates eligible for appointment as a tenured full Professor and Head (12-month appointment) in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to embody and convey the land-grant mission of teaching, research, and extension to varying audiences and be a strong advocate for all aspects of the Department of Human Development and Family Science.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an advocate and spokesperson for the Department of Human Development and Family Science.
  • Provide visionary leadership.
  • Work effectively and collegially with administrators, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to departmental faculty members to aid in their professional development.
  • Facilitate the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff, and students.
  • Promote life-enhancing research.
  • Foster inspirational teaching and learning.
  • Cultivate empowerment in Extension education and community engagement.
  • Possess an understanding and appreciation for the mission of land-grant institutions like Oklahoma State University.
  • Exemplify the value of inclusiveness, multicultural competencies, and social justice.
  • Serve as liaison and advocate for the Department of Human Development and Family Science to the administrative team of the College of Education and Human Sciences in support of mission goals and strategies.
  • Represent the Department to state and federal agencies, private organizations, partners and collaborators, and key industry groups.
  • Provide leadership for acquisition of internal and external resources to enhance the departmental mission.

A review of applications will commence August 2, 2021, with applications accepted until the position is filled. The position begins January 10, 2022.

The University of Central Arkansas (UCA) invites applications for a 9-month Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition & Family Sciences. The successful candidate will teach courses in experimental food science, food economics, nutrition services administration, and other undergraduate and graduate courses to complement current faculty and meet the needs of the department commensurate with experience and qualification. Tenure-track appointment, rank, and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Colorado State University Extension and Logan County are seeking a professional with the experience and skills to lead a diverse and inclusive family and consumer science and youth development programs. 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 to meet local needs in human, family, and community development; family financial stability; food safety and preservation; nutrition, health, and wellness as they relate to youth, individuals, families, and communities. The person will have a proven record of accomplishment of developing and managing volunteers, building program capacity, creating innovative programming opportunities, and fostering both internal and external collaboration and teamwork. The individual in this position works as a member of the local Extension team and as a local representative of Colorado State University and the County. This individual works under the supervision of the County Extension Director.

Colorado State University Extension and Morgan County are seeking a professional with the experience and skills to lead a diverse and inclusive family and consumer science and youth development programs. 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 to meet local needs in human, family, and community development; family financial stability; food safety and preservation; nutrition, health, and wellness as they relate to youth, individuals, families, and communities. The person will have a proven record of accomplishment of developing and managing volunteers, building program capacity, creating innovative programming opportunities, and fostering both internal and external collaboration and teamwork. The individual in this position works as a member of the local Extension team and as a local representative of Colorado State University and the County. This individual works under the supervision of the County Extension Director.

This position will provide leadership, guidance, direction and educational program support to 4-H Youth Development, nutrition, food safety, financial management, health and wellness (family and consumer science), programs for both adult and youth audiences in Bent County and the Southeast Area. The individual in this position works as a member of a team of nine professionals in the seven-county area and as a local representative of Colorado State University. This position is located in Bent County, Las Animas, Colorado. This individual works under the guidance and supervision of the Extension Regional Director.

Faculty position beginning August 1, 2021. Earned Master’s degree or Doctorate in Family Consumer Sciences or closely related area required. Half-time, renewable contract, faculty position and Program Coordinator of Family and Consumer Sciences Program and Licensure Program.

Duties:
Faculty Responsibilities:  Teaching responsibilities include on-campus undergraduate courses in the Family Consumer Sciences major and licensure program (12 hours per year-6 hours per semester) and supervision of FCS Teacher Candidate Internships. Other responsibilities include active involvement within the HES department including representing FCS at admissions events and student advising and mentoring.
Program Coordinator of Family and Consumer Sciences and the FCS Licensure Program.

Full-time tenure-track faculty position for candidates with earned Ph.D. or terminal Master’s degree (MFA in Interior Design) in Interior Design or closely related field. Assistant Professor in a CIDA accredited program.

Eligible candidates must have at least one degree in Interior Design. Full-time, renewable contract, non-tenure track for candidates with earned Master’s degree (not terminal). Position begins August 1, 2021.

Duties: Teach on campus undergraduate courses in four or more of the following areas within the interior design field, residential and commercial interior design studios (beginning to advanced), design presentation and media (hand and digital), interiors and furnishings, interior design products, materials and methods of building construction including construction documentation, and digital presentation application (Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, InDesign).

Meredith College seeks a qualified candidate for an Assistant Professor in Child Development and Coordinator of Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Licensure Program. Full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning August 1, 2021.

Full Description: Meredith College seeks a qualified candidate for an Assistant Professor in Child Development and Coordinator of Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Licensure Program. Full-time tenure-track faculty position beginning August 1, 2021.

Duties: Assistant Professor responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in Child Development. Active involvement within the college, school, and department; student advising, college-wide committee work, and engagement in scholarship & professional activity are required.

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