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Family & Consumer Sciences - Call for Adjunct Instructors

E-appoint Tracking Number: FCS00003504

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: No

Position Department/Office: Family and Consumer Sciences

Appointment Duration: Other

Position Responsibilities: The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences is seeking to create a pool of individuals interested in part-time temporary instruction of one or more undergraduate courses in areas such as child development, consumer education, human development, family relationships, nutrition, foods, clothing, merchandising, and related areas. (At this time, we have a specific need in the area of Fashion Merchandising.)

Minimum Requirements: - Master’s Degree in the Family and Consumer Sciences related area required. - Effective oral and written communication skills required. - Knowledge of and the ability to work with a course management system - Instructor experience in higher education or with adult learners preferred.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Range/Salary: $ 700.00 per credit hour

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Instructions:

For first consideration, send letter of application, curriculum vita/resume and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references to Dr. Duane A. Whitbeck, Chair, Department of Family & Consumer Sciences, Pittsburg State University, 1701 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762.  For further information, call 620-235-4456 or e-mail:

Pittsburg State University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer

Other Information: The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences, located in the College of Arts and Sciences, offers undergraduate degree programs in Family & Consumer Sciences with options in Child Development, and Fashion Merchandising; and Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher Education.

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