Texas Tech Faculty Position

Texas Tech Faculty Position

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POSITION Assistant or Associate Professor in Family Financial Planning, Tenure Track,
Nine-months academic appointment with possible summer teaching appointment.

EFFECTIVE Fall Semester: August 1998

DEADLINE To be announced.

REQUIRED Minimum: Earned doctorate in Family Economics, Consumer Economics, Finance,
CFP or ChFC certified and one to three years professional experience in financial
planning/services preferred. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (both undergraduate and
graduate levels); curriculum planning and program development; scholarly competence and
research potential; written and verbal communication skills; computer literacy; and importance
of collegiality. Active membership in relevant organizations and a teaching portfolio is
required. The successful candidate must have a proven background as an open thinker,
receptive to and supportive of the ideas, processes, and outcomes in the financial planning

SALARY AND RANK Commensurate with qualifications.

DEPARTMENTAL INFORMATION The Department of Merchandising, Environmental
Design and Consumer Economics offers an undergraduate major in family financial planning,
an M.S. in family financial planning and a Ph.D. in Consumer Economics and Environmental
Design. Both the B.S. and M.S. are registered programs with the Certified Financial Planner
Board of Standards. In-depth information regarding program structure and operation may be
found at http://www.hs.ttu.edu under Family Financial Planning and Center for Financial

UNIVERSITY Texas Tech University is a state-supported, multi-purpose university of over
24,000 students of whom over 2,000 are enrolled in the College of Human Sciences.

APPLICATION Send letter of application, curriculum vita, examples of research and/or
creative activities, transcripts, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three
references to:

Shelley Harp, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair

Department of Merchandising, Environmental Design and Consumer Economics,

Box 41162,

College of Human Sciences,

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas 79409-1162

Texas Tech University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Minorities are
encouraged to apply.