Assistant Professor, General HES

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Mar 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810588

Position Summary: The College of HES is proposing a search for a 12-month clinical track assistant professor to join our faculty. The individual selected for this position will be expected to cover all sections of the HES 509, Research Methods, courses throughout the calendar year. The graduate level research methods course is required for all master's students in the College and as our graduate enrollment numbers have more than doubled over the past 12 years there have been increased demands for this class. As of fall 2016, there were 617 masters students enrolled in HES. As such, the number of sections of this invaluable research methods course we must offer has greatly increased as well with three sections offered each fall and spring and at least two sections each summer. There are many opportunities for collaborations with HES faculty in each of our academic units, especially in the areas of child health and human development, nutrition, and health promotion. This position requires a doctorate in one of the primary Human Environmental Science disciplines in our college, including Consumer Sciences, Health Science, Human Development and Family Studies, Human Nutrition or Clothing Textiles and Interior Design. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate level research methods and, advise and mentor HES graduate students, and serve on thesis and dissertation committees.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The individual selected for this position will be expected to cover all sections of the graduate-level introductory Research Methods courses throughout the calendar year. This position requires an earned doctorate in one of the primary Human Environmental Science disciplines in our college, including Consumer Sciences, Health Science, Human Development and Family Studies, Human Nutrition or Clothing Textiles and Interior Design. This is a full time non-tenure track faculty position in the college and there is also an expectation of service to the college and university. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate level research methods, advise and mentor HES graduate students, and serve on thesis and dissertation committees.

Special Instructions: Please attach a cover letter and CV, Also attach (as Other Document 1), a list of three references and their contact information.

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