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Posted 1/20/2021

University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service

University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service currently has open positions for Assistant/Associate Professor - General Nutrition and Assistant/Associate Professor - Nutrition Education.  Qualified candidates may apply for both positions, if interested. 

Summary

Assistant/Associate Professor - General Nutrition must have an earned Doctorate in Nutrition, Health, Family & Consumer Sciences, or a related field. It is preferred that the candidate be a Registered Dietitian.  This position provides leadership for statewide programs in nutrition including, but not limited to, food preservation, food safety, diabetes management, weight management, and Mediterranean diet. 

For full details of job duties, education qualifications and how to apply……..View Details 

Assistant/Associate Professor - Nutrition Education must have an earned Doctorate in Family & Consumer Sciences or a related field. The candidate must be a Registered Dietitian. This position will provide educational leadership in nutrition/nutrition education, including the EFNEP & SNAP-Ed programs. 

For full details of job duties, education qualifications and how to apply……..View Details 

These jobs offer excellent employee benefits.  Positions are located in Little Rock, Arkansas at the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service State Office and will work with state Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) staff and provide support to Family and Consumer Science Agents across the state. Experience with federal grant management and/or grant writing is preferred for both positions.

 

Posted 1/19/2021

LSU College of Agriculture

Associate/Extension Agent and Regional Coordinator (FCS/Nutrition) - Central Region - R00052358

Associate/Extension Agent and Regional Coordinator

(Family and Consumer Sciences/Nutrition)

(This is a partially grant-funded, non-tenure track position. Funding must be available for any continuation of appointment.)

Work Location: This announcement is for an associate/extension agent and regional coordinator (FCS/nutrition) position in the Central Region/LSU AgCenter. The position will be based at the Dean Lee Research and Extension Center in Alexandria, LA.

Job Description: The Central Region Associate/Extension Agent and Regional Coordinator (FCS/nutrition) is charged with providing leadership for the Family and Consumer Sciences/nutrition program in the assigned Central Region geographical area (10 parishes). The position reports administratively to the regional director. The regional director will conduct an annual evaluation of the coordinator considering input from the head of the School of Nutrition and Food Sciences. The coordinator is responsible for administratively supporting FCS agents (40% effort) in selecting and implementing program priorities; providing training for FCS, SNAPEd, and EFNEP agents and nutrition educators; and successfully implementing and evaluating effective and innovative programs that lead to measurable change in behavior. The coordinator will collaborate with parish chairs in their joint responsibility for evaluating performance of FCS agents including making promotion and specialization recommendations to regional director. The agent will also plan, implement, evaluate and report nutrition educational programming for general nutrition programs in Rapides and Avoyelles Parishes (40%). The agent will also plan, implement, evaluate and report nutrition educational programming for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients and other low-income families in Rapides Parish (20%) effort).

Qualification Requirements: A master's degree in education, vocational education, family and consumer sciences/ human ecology, nutrition, food science, exercise science or closely related areas. Master's degree must have an overall grade-point average of at least 3.0. A PhD or nutrition specialization is preferred. Prior FCS and/or nutrition educational program experience is desired. The applicant must have a minimum of five years of experience working in education, vocational education, family and consumer sciences/ human ecology, nutrition, food science, exercise science or closely related field. Extension experience is desirable. The applicant must demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills. Experience in teaching and applying principles of leadership development to both youth and adults is also desired. Knowledge of public relations and the ability to cope with change are highly desirable characteristics. Ability to work with and through others is essential as is the ability to function with minimum supervision.

For full details and to apply, visit https://www.lsuagcenter.com/profiles/smsmith/articles/page1610646021902

 

Posted 01/07/2021

Utah State University
Home and Community/4-H Youth Programs Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor– Grand County

Utah State University Extension invites applications for a Home and Community Department/4-H Youth Programs faculty position. This is a non-tenure track, 12-month, fiscal-year appointment. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults.  Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have Grand County, departmental, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the Grand County Extension Office in Moab, Utah.

For full details, and to apply for this position, please visit https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/3227/job

 

Posted 11/05/2020

Utah State University

Home and Community Extension Assistant/Associate Professor or Professional Practice Extension Assistant Professor (Sevier County)

Overview
Utah State University Extension invites applications for a faculty position in the Home and Community Department. This is a 12-month, fiscal-year appointment. Extension faculty develop, provide, evaluate, and coordinate research-based educational programs for youth and adults. Extension faculty also recruit, train and supervise volunteer leaders and serve as a liaison between local clientele, other resource agencies, and Utah State University administrators, faculty, and programs. Extension faculty have Sevier County, departmental, and University responsibilities. An office will be provided at the Sevier County Extension Office in Richfield, Utah. 

Responsibilities 

  • Provide leadership to Extension activities
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programs for adults and youth
  • Develop partnerships and employ innovative approaches to reach clientele and new audiences
  • Pursue internal and external funding to support Extension programming
  • Document impacts and produce scholarly publications based on Extension programming
  • Manage budgets, personnel, and volunteers
  • Serve diverse audiences and support the civil rights mandate of Utah State University Extension
  • Serve and collaborate with other Extension county faculty and specialists, University personnel, community and government agencies, and stakeholders

For full details on this position, and to apply, please visit:
https://careers-usu.icims.com/jobs/3085/home-and-community-extension-assistant-associate-professor-or-professional-practice-extension-assistant-professor-(sevier-county)/job?mobile=false&width=1200&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-420&jun1offset=-360

 

 

Posted 11/4/2020

NC A&T State University - Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Research Assistant Professor - Child Development/Family Studies
Family & Consumer Sciences EPA1157
009019

The Research Assistant Professor in Child Development and Family Studies will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a nationally recognized, externally funded research agenda related to community and population-based approaches to the critical issues facing the health of children, individuals, families and communities and the subsequent impact on marginalized and limited-resource comm… View Details

 

Research Associate - Food Science/Biochemistry

Food Science
EPA1159
009055

The research associate will participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies; monitor expenditure of research funds with PI; develop, update and revise standard operating procedures; perform training duties; attend and participate in meetings, conferences and training groups; and assist in supervising student research. The position will also assist in the developme… View Details

 

Research Associate - Child Development/Family Studies/Human Development 

Family & Consumer Sciences
EPA1160
009059

The research associate will participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies; monitor expenditure of research funds with PI; develop, update and revise standard operating procedures; perform training duties; attend and participate in meetings, conferences and training groups; and assist in supervising student research. The position will also assist in the developme… View Details 

Research Associate - Molecular Nutrition/Nutritional Biochemistry 

Food Science
EPA1158
009060

The research associate will participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies; monitor expenditure of research funds with PI; develop, update and revise standard operating procedures; perform training duties; attend and participate in meetings, conferences and training groups; and assist in supervising student research. The position will also assist in the development… View Details   

Research Assistant Professor - Child Development/Family Studies 

Family & Consumer Sciences EPA1157
009019

The Research Assistant Professor in Child Development and Family Studies will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a nationally recognized, externally funded research agenda related to community and population-based approaches to the critical issues facing the health of children, individuals, families and communities and the subsequent impact on marginalized and limited-resource comm… View Details   

Research Associate - Food Science/Biochemistry 

Food Science
EPA1159
009055

The research associate will participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies; monitor expenditure of research funds with PI; develop, update and revise standard operating procedures; perform training duties; attend and participate in meetings, conferences and training groups; and assist in supervising student research. The position will also assist in the developme… View Details 

Research Associate - Child Development/Family Studies/Human Development 

Family & Consumer Sciences EPA1160
009059

The research associate will participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies; monitor expenditure of research funds with PI; develop, update and revise standard operating procedures; perform training duties; attend and participate in meetings, conferences and training groups; and assist in supervising student research. The position will also assist in the developme… View Details 

Research Associate - Molecular Nutrition/Nutritional Biochemistry 

Food Science
EPA1158
009060

The research associate will participate in the design, implementation, and evaluation of research studies; monitor expenditure of research funds with PI; develop, update and revise standard operating procedures; perform training duties; attend and participate in meetings, conferences and training groups; and assist in supervising student research. The position will also assist in the development… View Details