Farmingdale State College - Assistant Professor - Nutrition Science and Wellness (2 positions)
Farmingdale State is a public college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students and a rich history of over 80,000 graduates. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and knowledge sought by today's emerging industries. A total of 31 undergraduate degree programs are offered within four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering Technology, and Health Sciences. Academic programs also include a graduate program beginning in the Fall of 2017. Small classes with nationally recognized faculty, technology-enhanced classrooms, state-of-the-art information services as well as a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program, make Farmingdale State one of the fastest-growing colleges in the region, and in the State University of New York system.
Located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes from New York City, Farmingdale was named as one of the best colleges in the North in US News and World Report 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Farmingdale is proud of its many graduates with 91% indicating that they are continuing their education or are working in their field of specialization. College Choice listed FSC in its list of "50 Safest Small Colleges and Universities" for 2016.
The Department of Nutrition Science and Wellness is seeking to fill two full-time tenure-track faculty positions to teach nutrition science and food/service related coursework. These individuals will provide service through university committee participation and develop a research program to fulfill department needs in the candidate's expertise area. Additional duties include advising students, curriculum development, and assessment.
Possible courses to teach include but are not limited to: Introduction to Nutrition Science, Weight Management and Obesity, Medical Nutritional Therapy, Nutrition Communication, Nutrition Seminar, Community Nutrition, and Clinical Nutrition Assessment & Planning. The candidates may be required to teach online or hybrid courses as deemed necessary by the Department. The successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of ability to work independently with inter-disciplinary team members with strong interpersonal attributes, and excellent written and verbal skills.
All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.
Ph.D. in Nutrition Science or closely related field from a regionally accredited university.
A strong commitment to teaching, and an established research agenda.
Strong interpersonal attributes; excellent written and verbal skills.
At least 3 years of university teaching experience or industry-related experience.
Significant peer-reviewed scholarly contributions in the field of nutrition science, with the ability to orchestrate an active ongoing research program including publications, presentations and/or grants.
Previous experience in teaching advanced nutrition science courses such as Macronutrients, Micronutrients, Energy and Exercise, Weight Management and Food Service Management.
This is a full-time, 10 month faculty position.
For the first 10 working days, beginning Thursday, October 25, 2018 and ending Wednesday, November 7, 2018, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: February 1, 2019
POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2019
Salary: $65,000, may increase commensurate with experience
The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans
VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION
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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.
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To apply, submit a letter of application( that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.