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Assistant Professor in Family Sciences
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Dec. 20, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Family Sciences
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 81600:Family Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Economics
    Agricultural Extension

The Department of Family Sciences in seeking a twelve-month, tenure-track position at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Family Sciences with an anticipated distribution of effort of 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. This position would contribute toward the College strategic plan goal of producing innovative solutions through multidisciplinary collaborations.

The Department of Family Sciences is a student-centered department in the College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment at the University of Kentucky. The department includes areas of specialization in family processes, adolescence, aging, couple and family therapy, and consumer economics and personal finance. There are approximately 150 undergraduate students, 20 M.S. students and 20 Ph.D. students. Additional information can be found at

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a nationally recognized program of research that includes external funding and published results in peer-reviewed journals; supervise theses and dissertations; participate in departmental and collegiate governance and professional organizations. Grant-writing experience is preferred.

To apply, please include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A letter of application indicating areas of specialization (upload under Cover Letter)
  • A statement about program of research/scholarship (upload under Specific Request 1)
  • A statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2)
  • The names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application

Interested applicants may contact Alexander Vazsonyi for questions via email at: Applications will be reviewed beginning January 21st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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