Assistant Professor in Health and Wellness Promotion

Tennessee, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 07, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Maryville College, a selective four-year liberal arts college committed to superior teaching, invites applications for an assistant professor in Health and Wellness Promotion. This tenure track position begins in August 2021.


Teaching responsibilities will include courses related to nutrition, community health, and wellness, as well as other opportunities in our general education curriculum. The successful candidate will serve as an academic advisor to students and supervise senior study projects. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in nutrition, public health, or related field from a regionally accredited institution. Preference will be given to candidates who have at least one year of successful teaching experience and hold a Registered Dietitian designation or Registered Dietitian-eligible designation.


Founded in 1819, Maryville College is one of the oldest baccalaureate-granting institutions of higher learning in the South.  Consistently ranked in the top tier of Southern colleges in national magazines, the College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA).  The curriculum is notable for its two-semester Senior Study research requirement and strong liberal arts core program that incorporates career exploration and preparation.  The student body of about 1100 is drawn mostly from the Southeast, Middle Atlantic States and the Midwest.  Located in Maryville, Tennessee, Maryville College is ideally situated between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state’s third largest city. 


Applications received by January 8, 2021 can be assured of full consideration.  Please apply online at Please include a letter of application addressed to Dr. Traci Haydu, Chair, Division of Health Sciences and Outdoor Studies, along with curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and statement of teaching philosophy.  Three letters of reference (at least two of which fully address teaching experience and potential) should be submitted by referees to (please put “Health and Wellness Promotion Position” in subject line).


Maryville College is an equal opportunity employer, and specifically invites applications

from minorities.


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