Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Teaching courses within the ACEND-accredited undergraduate and
graduate Nutrition and Dietetics programs. The successful candidate
should possess a strong desire to teach and mentor students in a
variety of dietetics-related topics.
The successful candidate will also provide academic and career
advising to students and mentor students through successful
completion of coursework. The successful applicant must demonstrate
proficiency and commitment to high-quality classroom instruction
and course creation, contribute to program development and
evaluation, assist with responsibilities of ACEND-accredited DPD
and DI programs, participate in university-related activities and
service duties. 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, dietetics, 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. Candidates who are eligible to sit for the RD exam at
the time of application will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Successful applicants must have attained state licensure (LD) via
the Kentucky Board of Licensure by appointment date or within six
months of hire date.
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,