Requisition Number: 0808532
Position Summary: The Department of Consumer Sciences, College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama is seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor teaching position. This is a non-tenure earning, renewable position. The department offers a bachelor's degree in Consumer Sciences with concentrations in family financial planning and counseling, and consumer affairs and a master's degree with either a focus in family financial planning and counseling or consumer economics. The successful candidate will assume responsibilities that include developing and teaching courses both in the classroom and online for both the undergraduate and graduate programs; advising and mentoring of students; participating in service activities that support the strategic plan of the College of Human Environmental Sciences.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Qualified candidates for this position are expected to have completed the doctoral degree in family resource management, family economics, family financial planning and counseling or a closely related field, and by the beginning of this appointment demonstrated excellence in teaching. This is a non-tenure earning, renewable position. It is renewable for three year periods at the discretion of the University, and is based on need, funding, and performance.
Special Instructions: An applicant letter indicating the position for which applicant wishes to be considered, CV, teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should attach to "Other Document 1" a sample of classes taught and provide evidence of student evaluations reflecting teaching ability. These items should be attached as a single document. The three letters of recommendation may be attached online, OR mailed directly to: Dept. of Consumer Sciences, College of Human Environmental Science, Attn: Mrs. Caroline Fulmer, Box 870158, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. If hired, an official transcript of your most recent advanced degree will be required. Candidates invited to interview will be expected to teach a class as part of the interview process. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.