Family Consumer Science, Associate/Assistant Professor (AA22010)

Employer
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Family Consumer Science, Associate/Assistant Professor (AA22010)

Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Allied Health & Nursing, College of
Unit: Family Consumer Science209, IFO
Location: Mankato
FLSA: Exempt
Employment Condition: Probationary
Work Shift:
Work Schedule/Hours/Days:

Posting Details:
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Priority consideration will be given to applications received prior to March 1, 2021.

POSITION: Tenure-Track (Probationary*)


Salary Minimum:
Salary Maximum:
Salary Type: Depends on qualifications
Bargaining Unit/Plan: 209, IFO

Job Description:
Minnesota State University, Mankato invites applications for a tenure-track (probationary) Assistant or Associate Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition in the Department of Family Consumer Science. The Department seeks applicants to teach a variety of dietetics courses, which will typically include food science, experimental food science, food and culture, and food policy. The successful incumbent will be expected to contribute to the dietetics program and to student growth and development through advising and mentoring. In addition, s/he will be expected to participate in service to department, college, university, and community, as well as engage in continuing professional development, and conduct scholarly activity.
  • A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
  • The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.
  • May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.
  • The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
  • All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, in contributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement)
  • This position will advise undergraduate majors.
  • This position will supervise/advise graduate students.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in Food Science, Experimental Foods, Food and Culture, and Food Policy.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate courses in Dietetics and Family Consumer Science Education.


Required Qualifications:
  • Doctorate or terminal degree in Nutrition, Food Science or other closely related field; ABD will be considered. (If ABD, degree must be conferred on an official transcript and received in Human Resources by August 22, 2022.)
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
  • Experience in teaching and planning food lab courses.
  • Demonstrated preparation to teach, advise, and support a wide variety of students.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching college or university-level classes.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach using technology in the classroom and/or online course delivery.
  • Experience with advising and mentoring students.
  • Demonstrated willingness to participate in accreditation, program review, and/or assessment processes.
  • Participate in Family Consumer Science Department activities and contribute to program and course development.
  • Demonstrated service to the discipline at local, state, or national levels.
  • Demonstrated success or strong potential for productivity in research, grant writing, creative activity and scholarship.
  • Evidence of scholarly activity, including publications and/or professional presentations.


Other Requirements:
Work safely at all times, which includes but is not limited to, participating and completing all required safety trainings, as well as performing all job tasks in accordance with Minnesota State University, Mankato policies and procedures utilizing appropriate tools, equipment and personal protective equipment.


About:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Department of Family Consumer Science at Minnesota State University, Mankato is a comprehensive program offering undergraduate degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, Child Development Family Studies and FCS Education. For more information about the FCS Department at MSU, Mankato, please visit our website at https://ahn.mnsu.edu/academic-programs/family-consumer-science/
Mankato is a city of approximately 50,000 located one hour southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul. This position is a full-time, 9-month appointment.

University Demographics

Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor’s through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) position project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfeld Sports Directors’ Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years.

We seek to attract teaching and research-active, culturally and academically diverse faculty members, with a demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. Minnesota State University, Mankato, is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state, and nation. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: www.mnsu.edu

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:


To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/

A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Contact Information for three (3) references
  • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
  • A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
  • A one (1) page statement of your teaching philosophy.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Molly Timlin, Associate Professor, DPD Director
Family Consumer Science
Phone: 507-389-6016
TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711
Email:molly.timlin@mnsu.edu

*Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/bargaining.html

NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MN State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available for your review. This report is required by federal law and contains policy statements and crime statistics for the University. The policy statements address the school’s policies, procedures and programs concerning safety and security. Three years’ worth of statistics are included for certain types of crimes that were reported to have occurred on-campus, or in other University affiliated locations. This report is available online at: http://www.mnsu.edu/safety/ You may also request a paper copy from University Security at 507-389-2111, or by emailing security@mnsu.edu



Benefits Info:
The following link provides a brief overview of benefits available to eligible employees of Minnesota State University.

Select the IFO Summary (Faculty) link from the list for specifics of that plan.

Benefits Overview


Posting Number: M100M
Re-posting:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date:
Position End Date (if temporary):
Open Date: 02/08/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions Summary:

To apply, visit https://minnesotastate.peopleadmin.com/postings/1790

Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.



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