Utah State University


City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/3/2022 5:34 PM)
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Benefited Full-Time
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College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Applied Sciences Technology & Educ
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Applied Sciences, Technology and Education department in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure-track Lecturer position, with an opportunity for summer employment.  The primary role assignment is teaching (95%) and the successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses to students pursuing degrees in Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE) and Outdoor Product Design and Development (OPDD). All USU faculty members are also expected to make positive contributions to the University through a service role (5%).  This faculty position is located on the Utah State University (USU) campus in Logan, Utah. 


Estimated start date is August 1, 2022.


The successful applicant for this position will provide teaching excellence in the FCSE and OPDD degree programs.  The teaching assignment will involve undergraduate instruction for students in clothing construction classes along with assisting with the functions of the sewing labs. Courses will be delivered in face-to-face format. Complete duties related to teaching include grading, recording grades, setting up for lab, cleaning up after lab, etc.  Other duties and teaching related to FCSE and OPDD 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 master’s in a degree program closely related to Family and Consumer Sciences Education (completed by date of appointment).
  • Successful post-secondary or clothing construction teaching experiences.
  • Evidence of effective written and oral communication, interpersonal, organizational, and team skills.
  • Ability and desire to teach and mentor college students at USU.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous employment and experience at a post-secondary institution.
  • Experience with educational technology and strategies.
  • Success in obtaining funding to support sustainable scholarly efforts.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced clothing construction
  • Basic sewing machine and serger maintenance
  • Pattern alteration
  • Basic textile knowledge
  • Classroom and lab management
  • LMS
  • Word processing
  • Effective communication skills
  • Curriculum and program planning
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in and out of the department

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
    • Please include details and dates for your educational degrees, employment history, courses taught, professional publications, patents, grant funding received, collaborative research efforts, and professional awards/recognitions 
  2. Contact information for five (5) professional references
  3. Documents to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”
    • Cover Letter - includes your teaching philosophy.
    • Copies of unofficial transcripts for all college/university course work. Official transcripts will be required of all candidates selected for interview.

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

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


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

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.


USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.


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 Logan, Utah, 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.


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


USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.


USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.


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 USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


*updated 04/18/2022


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