The mission of the Department of Human Sciences (HUSC) is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for professional careers that focus on improving the quality of life of individuals, families and communities in a global and technologically advanced society. The department is the third largest and one of nine academic departments within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and offers competitive programs of study leading to Bachelor of Science degrees in Family and Consumer Sciences, and Birth through Kindergarten Teacher Education (B-K). The Family and Consumer Sciences degree offers specializations in: Child Development and Family Relations, Foods and Nutrition, and Textiles and Apparel Design. There is also a masters program with concentrations in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Nutritional Science, and Human Development and Family Studies.Primary Purpose of Position
The Department of Human Sciences is seeking to fill a 10-month tenure-track position at the Associate Professor rank with administrative responsibilities as Department Chair starting July 1, 2019.
The position will be responsible for managing day-to-day program operations of the department; leading in the development of new and enhanced program offerings; developing and expanding learning opportunities for students; promoting faculty development inclusive of research practice and service; implementing university and program academic policies; overseeing quality academic advising addressing the needs of students and faculty; and other related duties assigned.
(1) Evidence of effective teaching, and student advising such as directing theses or dissertations;
(2) A strong record of refereed scholarly publications and grantsmanship;
(3) Evidence of administrative experience to include establishing of operational policies and procedures; directing an accredited program; graduate program;
(4) Evidence of professional development, including presentation of papers at professional meetings, holding office or membership in professional organizations, sponsorship of workshops, or other professional development; and
(5) Evidence of collegiality to include professional recommendations of good character, integrity, and attitude, demonstrating cooperation with colleagues and commitment to higher education for a diverse population of students.
The position requires:
(1) An earned doctorate in human ecology, family studies, early childhood education, nutrition, or family and consumer sciences education, from an accredited institution;
(2) A minimum of five years teaching experience at an accredited college or university in the field of family and consumer sciences.
N/AEqual Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.Posting Detail Information Posting Number EPA01648P Open Date 04/09/2019 Date desired for closing or initial review Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Date Position Available 07/01/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation.Applicant Documents Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
- Teaching Philosophy
- Other Document
- Writing Sample
- DD-214 (for Veterans Only)
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