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Instructor/Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics

Murray State University
Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Jul 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Nutrition
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching courses within the ACEND-accredited undergraduate and graduate Nutrition and Dietetics programs. The successful candidate should possess strengths in the following areas including but not limited to: quantity food production and purchasing, foodservice management (personnel and facilities), and principles of food science and preparation.

The successful candidate will also provide academic and career advising to students and mentor students through successful completion of course work. The successful applicant must also demonstrate proficiency and commitment to high-quality classroom and clinical instruction, new course development, contribute to program development and evaluation, understand and assist with responsibilities of ACEND accredited DPD and DI programs, participate in school activities, and provide community service. If at the terminal degree level, the candidate will be expected to develop an independent and collaborative plan for engaging in research and creative scholarly activity.

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 students, colleagues, 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 that 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:
3 years of experience in foodservice management is preferred.  College teaching and/or preceptor experience.  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 a successful candidate holds a terminal degree, the position will be filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor and have responsibilities commensurate with an assistant professor, to include research and creative activities.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.
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