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Instructor/Assistant/Associate Family and Consumer Science: Merchandising Concentration

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Work type: Faculty 9-Month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences of Jacksonville State University’s School of Education is seeking to hire a scholar for an Instructor, Assistant or Associate Professor position with a Merchandising concentration.

The faculty member for Family and Consumer Science is responsible for instructional work to facilitate student comprehension and application of concepts, skills, and behaviors that contribute to the development of mature, able and responsible members of society. This position exists to provide educational services to traditional and non-traditional students during the day or evening. Instructor may be required to teach courses within his/her concentration area on campus, off-campus, online courses and possible videoconferencing depending on need of location.

This position is for an Instructor/Assistant/Associate Professor and program chair in the Merchandising concentration. The preferred applicant will have a BS or BA or master’s degree in merchandising, fashion/ apparel merchandising, marketing, or business administration. The applicant should also have three years experience in the merchandising field. Teaching responsibilities include sewing, pattern cutting, and apparel assembly. A minimum of a master’s degree is required for this position. A doctorate is required for Assistant/Associate professor rank as well as engagement in research and scholarly writing; assist with curriculum development and serve on various university, college and departmental committees. The position has an anticipated start date of August 12, 2021.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,200 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to http://www.jsu.edu/president/strategic_planning.html

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor's, master's, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education. More than 40 online programs are offered. The University features seven schools on its 459-acre campus - Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education; Health Professions and Wellness; Human Services and Social Sciences; Science and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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