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Assistant or Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Science

University of Tennessee, Martin
38238, Martin
competitive salary based on experience
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

Assistant/Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

The University of Tennessee at Martin

Department of Family & Consumer Sciences



Position Title

Assistant/Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

Required Qualifications

Earned Doctorate in a family and consumer sciences or related field, and instructing courses in the areas of FCS education, child development and/or family studies. Individuals who are All but Dissertation (ABD) will be considered for this position but would be hired as a lecturer until degree completion. Dedication and skill in undergraduate teaching and advising are essential. The applicant should have demonstrated abilities to communicate effectively and to work well with others. A desire to live in the local area and willingness to establish relations with schools and other community organizations are preferred. Developed skills in recruiting and curriculum development are a plus. All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a long-term basis.

Duties and Responsibilities

This is a 9-month, tenure-track position administered by the Department of Family & Consumer Sciences. Teaching responsibilities include both undergraduate and graduate courses in family and consumer sciences (areas dependent on qualifications). Preferred candidates would have general knowledge of family and consumer sciences and would work in cooperation with the UT-Martin department of educational studies and teach relevant courses to prepare students for licensure as FCS teachers in middle and high school settings. Other undergraduate courses may include lifespan development, family housing, or history & principles of FCS. Graduate courses may include research methods, leadership/team-building/communication, FCS education principles, or other areas based on expertise. While primary emphasis is placed on teaching excellence, the department and the university expect faculty to conduct scholarly activity in their area of expertise and to engage in service to the university, the community, and to the profession. Undergraduate and graduate student advising are also required.











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