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Assistant/Associate Professor in Food

Employer
Eastern Kentucky University
Location
Kentucky, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nutrition
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Food & Nutrition

Position Number: F00287P
Position Type: Faculty
Position Category: Fulltime Faculty
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: Academic Affairs/Provost
Department: College of Education and Applied Human Sciences
Unit: Applied Human Sciences
Contact Person: Dr. Dana Bush
Funding Source: Institutional

About the College/Department:
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, EKU has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Eastern Kentucky University is committed to access, equal opportunity, dignity, respect, and inclusion for all people, as integral to a learning environment in which intellectual creativity and diversity thrives.

Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make EKU easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system.

EKU is dedicated to high-quality instruction, scholarship, and service, and places emphasis on the three in that order. Through its colleges and schools, the University seeks to offer quality instruction at a variety of degree levels in general education, the arts, the sciences, business, education, pre-professional and professional areas, and applied and technical disciplines. Through consultative services, continuing education, and the extended campus, the University seeks to provide service to the community and the region. Research seeks both to advance knowledge in the subject matter areas with which the University is concerned and to support the primary function of teaching.

Position Summary:
The Department of Applied Human Sciences at Eastern Kentucky University seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor in the Bachelor's degree program of Food and Nutrition. This 9-month, tenure-track position involves undergraduate teaching of students in the two concentrations in the Food and Nutrition program: Dietetics and Culinary Nutrition & Food Management. Courses may include, but are not limited, to Essentials of Nutrition, Human Nutrition, Experimental Foods, Food Service Management, and Food Preparation & Composition.

Responsibilities of faculty include teaching, scholarly activity, and service to the University, community, and profession. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and/or service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have ABD toward a terminal degree from an accredited or internationally recognized institution in Nutrition, Food Sciences, or a related field.

Desired Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dietitian with successful work experience in the field of dietetics and research application in Nutrition. The committee also seeks candidates with evidence of community engagement and collaboration with individuals from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds.

Posting Number: F00287P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 11/05/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:


AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

Document Link:

To apply, visit https://jobs.eku.edu/postings/18531

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