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Lecturer

Company: Utah State University
Location: Logan
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

The Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) department in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS) at Utah State University invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure-track Family and Consumer Sciences faculty member at the Lecturer level to begin in August 2021. Candidates for this position must have an earned masters degree in Family and Consumer Sciences, or another closely related field.

Estimated Start date is August 1, 2021

The term appointed Lecturer position will be 95% teaching and 5% service.


The successful applicant for this position will provide teaching excellence in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE) and Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD) degree programs. The teaching assignment will involve undergraduate instruction for students in clothing construction classes as well as assistance with the functions of the sewing labs. Courses are delivered in face-to-face format; however, a remote form of instruction may be required if needed. Additional duties will include completing duties related to teaching include grading, recording grades, setting up for lab, cleaning up after lab, etc. Other duties and teaching related to clothing construction classes may be assigned as needed. The department also encourages scholarly or creative disciplinary contributions to academia, recognizing these contributions as a necessity for promotion considerations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned masters in a degree program closely related to Family and Consumer Sciences Education (completed by date of appointment).
  • Successful teaching experience.
  • Evidence of effective written and oral communication, as well as interpersonal, organizational, and team skills.
  • Ability and desire to teach and mentor college students in clothing and textiles at USU.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous employment and experience at a post-secondary institution.
  • Experience with educational technology and strategies.
  • Work or teaching experience within the fashion industry (e.g., fitting assessment, retail, fashion design, custom sewing, etc.)
  • Success in obtaining funding to support sustainable scholarly efforts.

Along with the online application, please attach:

1)A curriculum vitae that includes details and dates for your educational degrees, employment history, courses taught, professional publications, patents, grant funding received, collaborative research efforts, and professional awards/recognitions. To be uploaded under Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter -A letter of application that includes your teaching philosophy.

3) Five professional references who can evaluate your professional career. Also include your association with each reference listed.

4)Copies of unofficial transcripts for all college/university course work. Official transcripts will be required of all candidates selected for interview.

Documents 2-4 will be uploaded under "Other Documents 1-10"

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**


Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.


The Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) department provides instruction to students seeking a certificate, or an associate, baccalaureate or graduate degree. These innovative degree programs allow students to gain expertise in the fields of agriculture, applied sciences, business, design, development, machinery and technology. Opportunities are available for teacher licensure in agricultural education; business education; family and consumer sciences education; and technology and engineering education.


Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utahs land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah States statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. in 2019 and the in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found .

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital.Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

The USU main campus is located in beautiful ; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USUs non-discrimination policies:

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, , Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, , Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481,

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695,

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

Keywords: Utah State University, Logan , Lecturer, Other , Logan, Utah

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