Assistant Professor



Job description

Normal, AL

This is a full-time, 9-month faculty position. The applicant for this position is expected to deliver courses in face-to-face format and online. Rank and Tenure Status negotiable based on qualifications.

The faculty is needed to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Development and Family Studies; engage in research and scholarly writing; assist with curriculum development; advise undergraduate students; and serve on various University, college and departmental committees. The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in either Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Family Studies, Family Relations, Family and Child Development or closely related area. Preference will be given to broadly prepared candidates with a Human Development and Family Studies and Family and Consumer Sciences Education concentration and experience in teaching, research and distance instruction.

The candidate must hold a doctoral degree in Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies or closely related area.
Demonstrate excellence in teaching at the University level.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to contribute to academic program development.
Proficiency in the use of technology and the online environment.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of the AAFCS body of knowledge and evidence of securing grants from external funding sources.
The candidate must also demonstrate evidence of scholarly productivity; a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentorship of college level students; and, the ability to meaningfully contribute to the enhancement of the AAFCS accredited program.
Perform other duties as assigned.

How to apply

Apply online

The University provides baccalaureate and graduate studies that are compatible with the times to all qualified, capable individuals who are interested in further developing their technical, professional, and scholastic skills and competencies.