Instructor, Family and Consumer Sciences

Colorado State University
Fort Collins, Colorado
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Aug 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Description of Work Unit

The School of Education faculty is comprised of educator-scholars whose expertise spans diverse learning contexts and populations. Innovative instruction, diversity/equity/inclusion, technology-enhanced learning, distance education, service learning, professional development school partnerships, and rigorous research are embodied in all of our programs. Our faculty members’ philosophies and areas of expertise, along with the School’s core values, guide our pedagogical and inquiry practices, which are typically both interdisciplinary and applied.

Tenure/Tenure Track? % Research 0 % Teaching 100 % Service 0 % Administration Open Posting Date 07/01/2018 Open Until Filled No To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2019 Number of Vacancies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

The School of Education seeks applications between July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019, from individuals who are interested in securing temporary instructor positions on an as-needed basis within the Family and Consumer Sciences program for the 2018-2019 academic year. Instructors teach undergraduate pre-service teachers face-to-face and/or online in areas of their expertise and are hired periodically for fall, spring, and/or summer term, contingent upon enrollments and need. Reappointment may depend upon performance and the availability of funding. Detailed descriptions of the School and its faculty, programs, and courses are available on the web page at Please contact the program coordinator about instructional opportunities.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

  • Earned masters degree in family and consumer sciences or a related field
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and service within the family and consumer sciences field of study (e.g., family and consumer sciences education, personal finance)

Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Earned doctoral degree in family and consumer sciences or a related field
  • Successful P-12 and/or post-secondary education teaching experience
  • Evidence of successful collaboration with public school teachers and administrators
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in teaching, research, and practice
  • Record of or evidence of potential for scholarship and publication in family and consumer sciences or a related fields

Special Instructions to Applicants

Submit cover letter, vita and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. The pool will remain active until June 30, 2019. Those wishing to remain in the pool must reapply after that date.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

Search Contact

Dr. Dawn Mallette,

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching Duty/Responsibility

instruction of FACS courses

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Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Advising Duty/Responsibility

advising of FACS student

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