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Assistant Extension Professor in Family Finance/Resource Management
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Sep. 12, 2019
Title Assistant Extension Professor in Family Finance/Resource Management
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 81600:Family Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 1, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
  • Home Economics/Consumer Sciences

The Department of Family Sciences is seeking an Assistant Extension Professor in Family Finance/Resource Management. This is a twelve-month, Extension Title Series, tenure-track position at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Family Sciences. The anticipated distribution of effort is 85% Extension and 15% teaching (one course per year).

The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in consumer economics, personal finance, and financial planning; is expected to provide leadership in planning, delivering, and evaluating research-based Family Financial Management Extension programming, as well as develop educational materials, develop and conduct in-service training for county agents, and collaborate with resident faculty and other Extension specialists, county agents, and state-wide family finance professionals to address the resource management needs of diverse families; implement applied research relative to the needs of Kentucky families and publish findings in refereed journals; seek extramural funding for projects that enhance the lives of Kentucky families; and participate in departmental and collegiate governance and professional organizations. This position would contribute toward the College strategic plan goal of producing "innovative solutions through multidisciplinary collaborations.

To apply, please include a CV, a letter of application indicating areas of specialization (upload under Cover Letter), a statement about program of research/scholarship (upload under Specific Request 1), and a statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2). In addition, please include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 31, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. Applicants may direct questions to Amy Kostelic (

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