Other Title Information: Instructor, RCF, Consumer Sciences
Organization: 217401 - CONSUMER SCIENCES
The Department of Consumer Sciences in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Alabama is seeking an Instructor to collaborate with existing faculty to expand undergraduate and graduate programs in the area of family financial planning and counseling.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses both on campus and online; serve on department, college, and university committees; mentor undergraduate and graduate students; seek resources to support instruction; and cultivate relationships with potential employers and industry partners.
The department offers a bachelor's degree with concentrations in consumer affairs and family financial planning and counseling. Our master's degree includes concentrations in consumer economics and family financial planning and counseling. These concentrations are currently being pursued by approximately 250 undergraduate students and 70 graduate students.
The department encourages applications from candidates who will enhance the academic profession, and ethnic or racial diversity of the department.
Completed master's degree in financial planning, family resource management, consumer economics, or a closely related field.
Evidence of effective interpersonal communication skills to effectively collaborate with faculty, staff, students, and external constituents.
Evidence of effective teaching, or evidence of future teaching success.
Evidence of involvement with relevant professional organizations.
Earned CFP® or AFC® preferred.
Preference given to those with professional expertise in financial planning as well as ability to teach courses related to consumer economics
Exceptional computer skills using Microsoft Office Suite and learning management systems.
Additional Position Information:
Review date will begin immediately. The start date is August 16, 2020 or as negotiated. This position is a non-tenure earning renewable three year contract. It is renewable each year based on performance, need, and funding availability.
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Internal Number: 45884
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