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Assistant Professor in Human Development & Family Studies and Family & Consumer Sciences  « Position Deleted on 5/23/2013 »

Institution: Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute, IN
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Human Development & Family Studies
Posted: 12/06/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive USD Per Year
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Position: Tenure-track assistant professor of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) in the Department of Applied Health Sciences. This is a 10-month appointment position. Criteria for tenure and promotion include research, scholarship, teaching effectiveness, and service to the university and community.

Beginning date: Fall 2013 (August 2013)

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in human development and family studies and family and consumer sciences education, academic advising, supervision of student internships, scholarly research and publication, and university and community service. There will be opportunities to develop new courses, teach graduate classes, and to participate in distance learning and consulting.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in human development, family studies, family and consumer sciences, or a closely related discipline required at time of appointment. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have an emphasis in applied early childhood development. Teaching experience and professional certification by NCFR and/or AAFCS is desirable.

Salary: Competitive

Application Deadline: Screening begins immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. Candidates selected for an interview will be expected to present a teaching/research portfolio at the time of the on-campus visit. Applicants must apply on-line at https://jobs.indstate.edu/. Applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, doctoral transcript, and three letter of professional reference. To receive optimum consideration, application materials should be received by January 31, 2013.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Linda Behrendt, Chair, Search Committee
Department of Applied Health Sciences
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Phone: 812.237.2171
Linda.Behrendt@indstate.edu

Indiana State is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Department: The Department of Applied Health Sciences is one of eight departments in the College of Nursing, Health, and Human Services. The departmental programs focus on health promotion in a variety of settings; in addition to human development and family studies and family and consumer sciences education, majors housed in the department include food and nutrition and health sciences. The ultimate goal of all the programs in the department is to improve quality of life for both individuals and communities. The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences has accredited the HDFS and FCS Education majors. The department enrolls over 300 undergraduate/graduate students with over 75 in the HDFS major. There are 12 full- and part-time faculty.
ISU is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Terre Haute Community: Terre Haute received the 2010 "Indiana Community of the Year" award from the state's Chamber of Commerce. Our city has a new college summer league baseball team and Children's Museum. An expanding farmers' market offers a great selection of local and organic produce. We are a regional hub for commerce, arts and cultural events, and specialized services such as medical care. Four higher education institutions are located in our community. There is a historic and charming downtown on the campus' doorstep. The small-town feel and affordability of Terre Haute as well as its central location contributes to the quality of life you will experience here.

Basic Purpose & Scope: Tenure-track assistant professor of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) in the Department of Applied Health Sciences. This is a 10-month appointment position. Criteria for tenure and promotion include research, scholarship, teaching effectiveness, and service to the university and community.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in human development and family studies and family and consumer sciences education, academic advising, supervision of student internships, scholarly research and publication, and university and community service. There will be opportunities to develop new courses, teach graduate classes, and to participate in distance learning and consulting.

Required Education: Earned doctorate in human development, family studies, family and consumer sciences, or a closely related discipline required at time of appointment. Special consideration will be given to candidates who have an emphasis in applied early childhood development. Teaching experience and professional certification by NCFR and/or AAFCS is desirable.