February 2016 Archives

Position: Assistant Professor
Full-time, 12-month Tenure-track position

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Location: New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003

The following qualifications are required:

A doctoral degree (in hand by hire date) in Food and Nutrition or closely related field;

Basic understanding of the Cooperative Extension Service and the land-grant mission;

Ability to conduct research and evaluation projects;

Ability to provide leadership and coordination with county agents in planning, organizing, and directing educational programs related to nutrition throughout the lifecycle;

Proven ability to maintain positive relationships, to use oral and written communication skillfully, and to work with people from varied ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds;

Ability to interpret food and nutrition research and community to public and lay audiences;

Ability to adapt to changing and wide-ranging technologies.

Assistant or Associate Professor: Nutrition and Dietetics
Department of Human Ecology


The School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences invite resumes for a full-time, nine month, tenure-track position. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Responsibilities: Teach professional level undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition, dietetics, and foods; develop a research program in the discipline and secure external grants; advise undergraduate students; participate in curriculum development; collaborate with faculty on research and creative scholarship activities; serve on departmental, school, and university committees, and participate in other academic functions.

Lamar University invites applicants for a full-time, tenured faculty position at the Associate/Full Professor level in the Family and Consumer Sciences Department. The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Administration, Family Studies, Fashion Retailing and Merchandising and a graduate degree in Family and Consumer Sciences. In addition, the Department has an accredited Internship program in Nutrition and Dietetics.

The chair will represent and advocate for all departmental faculty, staff, students and programs; manage departmental personnel, budget and resources; oversee program reviews; evaluate faculty and staff; oversee course schedule building process, and provide leadership in the university, state, and region, thus promoting excellence in Family and Consumer Sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 Qualifications and Experience:

Posting Number: F0632015

Position Number: 160001

Department Org: 340000 ­ Dean­Coll of Hlth and Behav Sci

Position Summary: The University of Central Arkansas Department Chair is responsible leadership in the academic department, teaching, research and service. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy. The position is tenured or tenure track (depending on eligibility) and a twelve­month appointment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities       We are looking for a proven leader who possesses a deep understanding of the multi­disciplinary nature of the programs; is committed to excellence in education, research, and service; and possesses the ability to work effectively with stakeholders including faculty, staff, students, alumni, industry representatives, public and private funding agencies, and other units within the college and university. The chair’s duties include:

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