Assistant Professor of Practice

Texas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 18, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description:

The Family and Consumer Sciences Education program seeks an energetic faculty member who is committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. In addition, the applicant will be expected to supervise field experience students, student teachers and interns; actively recruit for the undergraduate and graduate programs; perform graduate student advising; serve on thesis and dissertation committees; promote undergraduate research; and provide service to the unit, the college, and the University as necessary. The preferred applicant will be an active leader in the family and consumer sciences profession. The candidate should display a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations. Salary commensurate with qualifications and rank.

Minimum Qualifications:

Professor of Practice:
Doctorate in Family and Consumer Sciences Education is required. ABDs majoring in FCSE will be considered. Applicant must hold a current family and consumer sciences teaching credential and have high school and/or middle school teaching experience, preferably teaching FCS. Experience mentoring or supervising student teachers is highly preferred. Evidence of effective teaching in FCS programs is expected. Evidence of successful recruitment initiatives or effective recruitment ideas must be demonstrated. Evidence of scholarly activity, including peer-reviewed publications in FCS journals is preferred.  Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation post-secondary students is highly desirable.

Application: Apply at Click “Prospective Employees” and then “Apply Now”. Create an application for position number 22563BR. The quick link for this job posting is: Include with the completed application a letter of interest highlighting credentials needed for the position, copy of transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon appointment), professional vita, and the contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) of three references. Letters of reference are not required; however, references will be contacted prior to the hiring process.

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