Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

East Tennessee State University, Dept. of Counseling & Human Resources
Posting Date

The Department of Counseling and Human Services (CSHS) at East Tennessee State University seeks a student-centered teacher/scholar to join our team as a 9-month Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (tenure or tenure-eligible at the time of employment). All areas of Individual, Family, and Community Sciences (IFCS) will be considered. Interest in serving as the coordinator of the graduate IFCS Program is preferred. Primary responsibilities include teaching and coordination of the online graduate Individual, Family, and Community Sciences Program. Course scheduling, maintaining student files/records, student recruitment and advising, accreditation efforts (planning, reporting, data gathering, and analysis), and summer assignments required for the operation of the program. Additionally, the candidate will contribute to teaching human services undergraduate-level courses as needed, robust research and scholarly activities, advisement and mentoring, establishing positive relationships with human service organizations, and appropriate service to the department, college, university, and community.

Preferred start date Fall 2024
Those interested are encouraged to view our website:

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work individuals perform in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the position’s essential functions satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

Ability to engage in independent and collaborative research/scholarly work. Ability to facilitate crucial conversations. Demonstrate experience and proficiency with technology and online education. Ability to develop and assess learning outcomes and support students with various learning styles. Ability to engage in administrative duties related to program operations.


Earned doctorate in Human Services, Counseling, Human Development,
Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Human Ecology, Child and Family Studies, or a related social/behavioral science field. NCFR membership within one month of hire; CFLE-P credential within 3 months of hire; CFLE credential within three years of hire Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with human service organizations or human service-related research or teaching.
National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) membership and Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) credential.

Preferred Qualifications:
Effective instructional design and delivery, especially related to online education. Experience in program coordination in an academic setting.
An established, focused, and sustainable research agenda.
A record of external funding.
Familiarity with accreditation processes and standards in higher education. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: trauma and resilience, nature-based therapy, leadership and community engagement; family science, gender
and sexuality studies, research methods, and/or child life education.
Record of leadership on projects, in association(s), organization(s) and academic department(s).

Job Overview

Job Type
Full time

128 David Collins Way
PO Box 70701
Johnson City, TN 37614
United States

How to Apply

All applicants must submit a cover letter that speaks to the areas of focus that are advertised and what they could bring to the position/program, areas of interest, specialization, and experience; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy;
and a statement of research agenda. You will also be required to provide the names and numbers for at least three references.

Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

Unofficial transcripts or a copy of the transcript is acceptable for application purposes. Official transcripts may be required upon hire.

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Application Deadline
Open until filled