Position: 9 month, Tenure Track Hiring unit: College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources - Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa Closing Date: Continuous - application review begins February 27, 2020
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach 9 credits per academic year in the related areas: family development & family relations, and 2) prevention and applied programs related to family life education.
Build a nationally recognized research program in Human Development and Family Studies
Seek extramural grants
Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
Contribute to Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) program governance and development at the University level.
Provide service to the department, college, university, and professional community.
Doctorate degree in Marriage or Family Science, or related disciplines. Doctorate degree awarded on the date of hire.
Demonstrated teaching ability.
Demonstrated scholarly achievement in the area of marriage and family resiliency research.
Record of scholarly publications and securing external funding.
Experience in the following content areas/specialization: marriage and family development and resiliency; applied family studies (prevention programs/interventions/policy); multicultural and ethnically diverse populations (emphasis on Asian/Pacific Islander)
Demonstrated programmatic or policy collaboration with communities.
Preference given to candidates with Doctorate or Master's degree in family science expertise in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT), or Family Life Education, and at least one degree in HDFS
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching
Experience with culturally diverse communities and student populations
Experience in Asian and Pacific Islander families or communities
Submit the following requirements online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu (search for position #84500): 1) Cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) names and contact information of at least three professional references and 4) official transcripts (copies accepted, however official transcripts will be required upon hire).
Other Conditions: To begin approximately August, 2020 or soon thereafter. Annual renewal is dependent upon availability of funds and satisfactory performance. For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted by February 27, 2020.
Submit inquiries to Dr. Thao Le, (808) 956-2232
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 84500
The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Hawaii Manoa has an undergraduate program, B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS). The degree provides students with a comprehensive, ecological systems-based program of study in human development, family development, and family resource management. Students are prepared for positions in family service agencies; family life and parenting education programs; children's, youth, and gerontology programs; child care and early childhood education centers; and consumer affairs agencies. Our courses cover topics such as healthy family relationships, healthy and resilient human development at all ages, family public policy, and family and consumer resource management, among others. We are looking to expand and develop a Masters program that focuses on marriage and family resiliency.