Assistant or Associate Professor of Practice

Texas Tech University
Posting Date

The Family and Consumer Sciences Education program seeks an energetic faculty member who is committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in face-to-face, online and hybrid formats. Evidence of effective teaching at the university level is required. In addition, the applicant will be expected to supervise student teachers or interns, perform student graduate advising, serve on thesis and dissertation committees, and provide service to the unit, the college, and the University as necessary. The preferred applicant will be an active leader in the profession. Evidence of scholarly activity, including peer-reviewed publications in FCS journals is also preferred. The candidate should also display a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations. Salary commensurate with qualifications and rank.

Qualifications

Doctorate in Family and Consumer Sciences Education is required. ABDs majoring in FCSE will be considered. Applicant must hold a current teaching credential and have high school and/or middle school teaching experience, preferably teaching FCS. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Organization Summary

Focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach, the Texas Tech University System is taking a leading role in meeting the global challenges of today and the future. Our component institutions—Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso—are impacting the lives of individuals not only in West Texas, but across the entire state, country, and the world. Texas Tech University is a multi-purpose state university and has set enrollment records each of the last eight years, including a student population of 38,209 in fall 2018. In addition, Texas Tech is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with a Hispanic student population comprising 27.8% of the undergraduate class.

The Family and Consumer Sciences Education program offers a baccalaureate degree with teacher certification, post-baccalaureate teacher certification, a master’s degree with an online option, and a doctoral degree. The FCSE Program, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/fcse/, is housed in one of the nation’s largest Colleges of Human Sciences, http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/h. FCSE participates in two distance education alliances, Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance (Great Plains IDEA), https://www.gpidea.org/program/family-consumer-sciences-education and the Family and Consumer Sciences Alliance (FCS Alliance) in Texas, http://www.fcsalliance.org/.

The Office of the Vice President for Research and the TTU Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center offer a variety of excellent services and free workshops to faculty. Summer teaching opportunities are available.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time
Salary Information
Salary commensurate with qualifications and rank.
Location

Texas Tech University
1301 Akron Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79409
United States

How to Apply

Apply at www.depts.ttu.edu/personnel. Click “Prospective Employees” and then “Apply Now”. Create an application for position number 15656BR. The quick link for this job posting is: https://bit.ly/2q8sifh. Include with the completed application a letter of interest highlighting credentials needed for the position, copy of transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon appointment), professional vita, and the contact information (name, address, telephone number, and email address) of three references.

Application Deadline
January 14, 2019