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Assistant Professor of Practice – Family & Consumer Science
Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
The Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies (CYAF) is seeking to hire an assistant professor of practice in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. The position is non-tenure track with full faculty status, benefits, and opportunities for promotion.
The Family and Consumer Sciences Education program prepares candidates in a broad field occupational endorsement for grades 6-12. Coursework includes teaching pedagogy requirements, as well as specific strategies and content related to Family and Consumer Sciences curriculum and career pathways. Further information about the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program and the CYAF department can be found at https://cehs.unl.edu/cyaf/.
We seek a candidate who has the ability and willingness to teach, advise, and supervise students majoring in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Human Development and Family Science. The successful candidate will assume responsibility for all operational aspects of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education program including curriculum and program enhancement, collaboration with other two-year and four-year colleges and universities in Nebraska, and participation in professional activities supporting the department and students enrolled in the program. The successful candidate will also effectively engage with state, regional, local, and university community stakeholders to recruit, support, and retain Family and Consumer Sciences educators.
Recognizing that diversity enhances creativity, innovation, impact, and a sense of belonging, the Department of Child, Youth, and Family Studies is committed to creating learning, research, Extension programming, and work environments that are inclusive of all forms of diversity. Consistent with the University’s N2025 Strategic Plan, every person and every interaction are treated as important to our collective well-being and our ability to deliver on our mission. Our department supports the university’s Commitment to Action including:Advancing diversity and inclusion across the institution.
We seek candidates who are particularly excited about and committed to contributing to these efforts. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who can demonstrate their experience with shaping a workplace culture based on respect for differences and/or experiences with promoting equity and positive cross-cultural relationships.
This is a full-time, non-tenure track position with an anticipated apportionment of 95% teaching and 5% service.
How to Apply:
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. To view details of the position and make an application, go to https://employment.unl.edu, requisition F_230172. Click “Apply for this Job,” complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative Information Form and attach the following documents:
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The College of Education and Human Sciences respects people, ideas, voices, and perspectives. Diversity strengthens our ability to problem solve and build more equitable and inclusive solutions for complex challenges.
As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.