ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DIETETICS

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position? Yes Hours of Work TBA
Position Details

Posting Number TSU202367 Official TSU Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DIETETICS Grant Title N/A Job Description Summary / TWC Summary

Seeking an Assistant Professor with a teaching and active research career. The Assistant Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics and advise students in the areas of nutrition and dietetics. The ideal candidate must possess a terminal degree (PhD, DCN ) in nutrition or related field with expertise in Community Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health Nutrition preferred; and reasonably expect to have a doctorate degree prior to assuming the position; RD credential required; evidence of professional preparation in nutrition and dietetics; minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience at the college or university level, or the equivalent in terms of specialized experience post RD credentialing; evidence of capability to engage in and publish research and present at professional meetings; demonstrated knowledge and awareness of professional developments related to areas of expertise.

Essential Duties Summary

• Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics.
• Advises students in the areas of nutrition and dietetics.
• Collaborates with nutrition and dietetics faculty as appropriate for enhancing instructional delivery and contributing to departmental goals.
• Supervises undergraduate nutrition and dietetics students in clinical and community practicums.
• Works on department, college and/or university committees as appropriate.
• Engages in community service activities as appropriate.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

% FTE

1.0

Hiring Range $42,139.00 - $57,941.00 Education

An earned doctorate (PhD, DCN ) in nutrition or related field with expertise in Community Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health Nutrition preferred; and reasonably expect to have a doctorate degree prior to assuming the position.

Required Licensing/Certification

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:
• Policies, procedures, and practices.
• Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
• Detail oriented.
• Effective customer service.
• Problem-solving and decision-making.
• Multitasking and time management.
• Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
• Work with a diverse student population.

Work Experience

Minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience, at least three of which must have been at the college or university level, or the equivalent in terms of specialized experience post RD credentialing.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Prolonged standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.

Desired start date Position End Date (if temporary)
UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date Open Until Filled (overrides close field) Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Open to all applicants. Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an earned doctorate (PhD, DCN) in nutrition or related field with expertise in Community Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health Nutrition preferred; and reasonably expect to have a doctorate degree prior to assuming the position?
    • Have an earned doctorate (PhD, DCN) in nutrition or related field with expertise in Community Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health Nutrition.
    • Reasonably expect to have a doctorate degree prior to assuming the position.
    • None of the above.
  2. * Do you have a minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience, at least three of which must have been at the college or university level, or the equivalent in terms of specialized experience post RD(N) credentialing?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference Letter 1
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3


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