The Department of Family Sciences in seeking a twelve-month, tenure-track position at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Family Sciences with an anticipated distribution of effort of 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. This position would contribute toward the College strategic plan goal of producing innovative solutions through multidisciplinary collaborations.
The Department of Family Sciences is a student-centered department in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment at the University of Kentucky. The department includes areas of specialization in family processes, adolescence, aging, couple and family therapy, and consumer economics and personal finance. There are approximately 150 undergraduate students, 20 M.S. students and 20 Ph.D. students. Additional information can be found at http://fam-hes.ca.uky.edu.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized program of research that includes external funding and published results in peer-reviewed journals; supervise theses and dissertations; participate in departmental and collegiate governance and professional organizations. Grant-writing experience is preferred.
To apply, please include:
A letter of application indicating areas of specialization (upload under Cover Letter)
A statement about program of research/scholarship (upload under Specific Request 1)
A statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2)
The names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application
Interested applicants may contact Alexander Vazsonyi for questions via email at: email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 21st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
By start date, earned Ph.D. in human development and family sciences or closely related field.
Required Related Experience:
The area of teaching and research expertise is open. A qualified applicant will have a commitment to the interdisciplinary nature of family sciences.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Candidates with previous evidence of external support, mentorship of graduate and/or undergraduate students and a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals are preferred. Grant-writing experience is preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.