Security Sensitive Position? Yes
Hours of Work TBA
Posting Number TSU202457
Official TSU Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Human Services and Consumer Sciences
Grant Title N/A
Job Description Summary / TWC Summary
Seeking an Assistant Professor with an active teaching and research career.
The Assistant Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in
Family and Consumer Sciences and Human Services and Consumer Sciences. The
ideal candidate must possess a terminal degree (PhD) in Family and Consumer
Sciences, Human Services and Consumer Sciences or related fields (Human
Sciences, Human Ecology, Education); a minimum of two (2) years of teaching
experience in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences and Child and Family
Development at the college or university level; evidence of capability to
engage in and publish research, and present at professional meetings; and
demonstrated knowledge and awareness of professional developments related to
areas of expertise.
Essential Duties Summary
• Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Family and Consumer Sciences
and Human Services and Consumer Sciences.
• Collaborates with Human Services and Consumer Sciences faculty as
appropriate for enhancing instructional delivery and contributing to
• Recruits and retains students in the department of Human Services and
Consumer Sciences and concentration of Family and Consumer Sciences
• Works on department, college and/or university committees as appropriate.
• Engages in community service activities as appropriate.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Hiring Range $42,139.00 - $57,941.00
An earned doctorate in Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Service and
Consumer Sciences, or a related field with expertise in family and consumer
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Policies, procedures, and practices.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.
• Assessments of courses
• Detail oriented.
• Effective customer service.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Both verbal and written communication.
• Work with a diverse student population.
Minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience at the college or university
Prolonged standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment
Desired start date
Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement
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that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color,
religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual
orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities,
admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is
strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as
advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training,
compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy
expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race,
color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin,
individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran
status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of
all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to,
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures
Close Date 06/22/2021
Open Until Filled (overrides close field) No
Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants.
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have an earned doctorate in Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Service and Consumer Sciences, or a related field with expertise in family and consumer sciences content?
Do you have a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience at the college or university level?
Do you have experience with Microsoft Office software such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Access and other job related software ?
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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