Instructor/Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics
Murray State University

Murray, Kentucky


Posting Number:

20220034FAC

Job Title:

Instructor/Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics

Type of Employment:

Regular Full-Time

Work Location:

Murray

Employment Term:

Academic Year

Position Type:

Faculty (Non-Tenure-Track)

Department:

Applied Health Sciences

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses within the ACEND-accredited undergraduate and graduate Nutrition and Dietetics programs. The successful candidate should possess strengths in the following areas: quantity food production and purchasing, foodservice management (personnel and facilities), and principles of food science and preparation.The successful candidate will provide academic and career advising and mentor students through successful completion of coursework. The successful applicant must demonstrate proficiency and commitment to high quality classroom instruction, contribute to program development and evaluation, understand and assist with responsibilities of ACEND accredited DPD and DI programs, participate in school activities, and provide service to the university and community.Applicants should have knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education; the ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment; the ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as part of a team; the ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns; possess effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities; demonstrate civility in all interactions of a public or confidential nature; and demonstrate the ability to follow-up with colleagues, students, and all stakeholders in a timely manner.

Minimum Education Requirements:

A minimum of a Master's degree in nutrition or a related field is required.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:

Applicant must be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration at the time the application is submitted or have reciprocity. Successful applicants must have attained state licensure (LD) via the Kentucky Board of Licensure by appointment date.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

Teaching experience in a higher education setting or as a preceptor of dietetic interns is preferred. In addition, it is vital for the successful candidate to have a working knowledge of ACEND standards for DPD and DI programs.

Note: If the successful candidate is master's prepared, the position will be filled as a non-tenure track, instructor. If the successful candidate holds a terminal degree, the position will be filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor.

Minimum Salary:

$48,000

Maximum Salary:

$55,000

Posting Date:

04/13/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching philosophy

For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by May 31, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.



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