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Endowed Research Chair

Company: The University of Alabama
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Job Description:

Posting Details Posting Details (Default Section) Requisition Number: 0811883 Number of Open Positions: 1 Position Title: Professor Other Title Information: Endowed Research Chair Organization: 217101 - HES DEAN'S OFFICE Position Summary: The University of Alabama seeks an Endowed Research Chair in Human Environmental Sciences. This appointment will be at the Full Professor level and held jointly in the College of Human Environmental Sciences and one of its five departments. The Endowed Research Chair position is designed to reinforce the existing research program and facilitate the establishment of a robust nationally-recognized research program. The ideal candidate for this position currently serves at the Associate or Full Professor level and has established a program of scholarly research with a strong external funding base. Evidence of ability to establish and promote the growth of a collegial academic and professional environment for research within the College is considered critical. The University of Alabama is the flagship campus of the University of Alabama system and a Carnegie rated Doctoral Universities - Very High Research Activity (R1) university. It is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and citizenship. UA is a national leader among public universities in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral-level institution in Alabama. It is located in vibrant Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 235,000 residents, known to be a progressive city and the regional center of industry, commerce, healthcare and education for West Alabama. The College is comprised of five interdisciplinary departments that are united through a common focus on life-span development within context. The College has an established history of multidisciplinary scholarly activity and service, implemented through the constituent programs housed in five departments: Clothing, Textile, and Interior Design; Consumer Sciences; Health Science; Human Development and Family Studies; and Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management. The Endowed Chair position may be appointed within any of these programs as appropriate. Salary, benefits, and research support will be nationally competitive. Visit www.ches.ua.edu for more information on the College's departments, programs, and activities. Ad Text: Qualifications: Candidates should have an earned doctorate in a discipline within Human Environmental Sciences or in a closely-related field, and currently hold the rank of Associate or Full Professor or be eligible for appointment as full Professor with tenure. Evidence of a highly visible research program and an established record of sustained research funding are required. Responsibilities: Research, outreach, and teaching to articulate with the mission of the university, including: ---Maintain an active, focused research program in the appropriate discipline. ---Produce an outstanding record of scholarly activity. ---Obtain external funding to support a nationally-competitive research program. ---Recruit, mentor, and advise students. ---Lead interdisciplinary research teams, mentor students and junior faculty. ---Teaching responsibilities (negotiable) based on expertise and funding. ---Serve on departmental, college, and university committees, including thesis and dissertation committees. Additional Position Information: The College of Human Environmental Sciences welcomes diversity in its faculty, student body, and staff; accordingly, the College actively welcomes applications from, and nominations of, persons who would add to the diversity of our academic community. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin April 30, 2019. The starting date for this position is August 16, 2019 (negotiable). UA EEO Statement The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf "EEO is the Law" http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf Search Initiation Date: 04/12/2019 Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2019 Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications should include a cover letter outlining your research agenda and relevant accomplishments; Curriculum Vita; and names and contact information of three professional references (attached as Other Document 1). Applications and nominations will be treated as strictly confidential and references will not be contacted unless a request for interview is offered and accepted. For further information contact: Dr. Jeannine Lawrence, PhD, RD. Search Committee Chair and Interim Associate Dean at jlawrenceches.ua.edu College/School/Division: Human Environmental Sciences Post To Ihe Yes Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). Will you now or in the future require work authorization/employment visa status sponsorship (e.g., H-1B or other employment-based non-immigrant visa status)? Yes No Will you be eligible to work lawfully in the United States on the employment start date? Yes No How many refereed journal articles do you have that are either published or fully accepted? (Open Ended Question) What is the dollar value of all externally funded grants you have received to date? (Open Ended Question) How did you hear about this employment opportunity? Public Job Posting Internal Job Posting Agency Referral Advertisement/Publication Personal Referral Web site Office of Veteran and Military Affairs Other Required Documents Required Documents Resume / Curriculum Vitae Cover Letter Other Document 1 Optional Documents

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