Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) Nutrition and Dietetics Department of Human Environmental Studies College of Health and Human Services
Assume a leadership role in a well-established Dietetics Program which values experiential learning, student-centered educational strategies and strong teaching skills. Teach and advise at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervise graduate assistant(s). Coordinate thesis research projects and writing. Participate as a team member in curriculum development and maintenance. Participate in program, department, college and university service activities.
Doctorate (or ABD by July 2018) in human nutrition in complementary area such as dietetics, public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, food science, food service management, health promotion and wellness, epidemiology or Ed.D. (or ABD by July 2018) in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis with a previous degree in human nutrition. Once the doctoral degree is conferred, the RNTT position will automatically be converted to tenure track. (Degrees must be from a regionally accredited or internationally accredited/government certified university.)
Registered dietitian with licensure in Missouri or willing and eligible to obtain
Minimum of 3 years professional experience
Experience in teaching a variety of dietetic related courses
Demonstrated commitment to scholarship and competency as a scholar
Evidence of leadership and organizational skills
Familiar with the expectations of accreditation and participation in an accreditation process (higher consideration will be given to candidates with experience directing an ACEND accredited program)
Experience teaching on line and utilizing technology in the classroom
Demonstrated commitment to collegiality when interacting with others within the university community
Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi- cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities
As a public regional university (with a graduate mission), Southeast seeks candidates with a commitment to excellent undergraduate (and graduate) education and student success within the framework of the teacher-scholar model. Applications of instructional technology and pedagogical research are supported through the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning and the Office of Online Learning. Successful candidates will contribute to the development of innovative curricula and delivery strategies, including traditional, blended and online formats, and participate in initiatives promoting student success, retention and degree completion.
Application Deadline: The review of applications will begin immediately.
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