Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS) State Extension Specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach (HS EO)
|Special Instructions Summary|
|Working Title||Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS) State Extension Specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach (HS EO)|
|Advertised Employing Department||Human Development and Family Studies|
|Appointment Type||Faculty - Tenure-Eligible|
|Base of Employment||A - Faculty (12 Months)|
|Full or Part Time||Full-Time|
|Proposed Start Date||July 1, 2017|
|Proposed End Date or Length of Term|
|Number of Months Employed Per Year||12|
|Summary of Duties and Responsibilities||
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HD FS, www.hdfs.hs.iastate.edu/) at Iowa State University invites applications for a 12-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on extension and outreach scholarship and activity relevant to lifespan human development and aging with an emphasis in health and wellness (http://www.extension.iastate.edu/humansciences/). The department seeks a faculty member to translate research into practice impacting individuals, families, and communities. The faculty member will be an important member of the growing interdepartmental Gerontology Program which is comprised of 45 faculty across all colleges and offers graduate degree programs (http://www.gerontology.iastate.edu/).
Responsibilities: The faculty member will chair interdisciplinary teams to develop innovative, evidence-informed extension and outreach products; provide subject matter support to extension and outreach staff; pursue external funding to support his/her work; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; and supervise graduate students associated with his/her extension and outreach products and projects. The faculty member will engage in scholarly work including generation of peer-reviewed journal articles and extension and outreach educational strategies, resources, and programs. Responsibilities also include teaching online and face-to-face undergraduate and graduate courses in human development and family studies and aging (one per semester). Service as a major professor for graduate students, contributions to department, college, extension and outreach, and university committees, as well as becoming involved in statewide and national activity and leadership in relevant professional organizations is expected. Iowa State University seeks candidates with demonstrated commitment to social justice, equity, and inclusion who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through extension and outreach, research, and teaching.
The faculty member will join the dynamic multidisciplinary environment at Iowa State University, a leading land-grant institution. Established collaborations with local and state organizations exist to foster collaboration and engaged scholarship. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation’s most highly rated metropolitan areas of its size (http://www.iastate.edu/about/ames.php).
|Required Education and Experience||
An earned doctorate in Gerontology, Lifespan Development, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, Sociology or a closely related field.
|Preferred Education and Experience||
- Scholarly work demonstrating an emphasis on health and wellness as related to adulthood and aging
|Department/Program & College Description||
|About Iowa State University and the Ames Community||
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com<http://www.visitames.com>).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, and university activities and collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
|Department Contact Name||Jennifer Margrett|
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|Guaranteed Consideration Date||02/15/2017|
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. nquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email email@example.com.
|University Title||Assistant Professor - 1700|
|Salary||Commensurate with qualifications|
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