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Assistant Professor Food and Nutrition  « Position Deleted on 5/30/2012 »

Institution: Indiana State University
Location: Terre Haute, IN
Category:
  • Faculty - Health - Nutrition & Dietetics
Posted: 04/10/2012 (Reposted Job: Initially posted on 02/10/2012)
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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The Department of Applied Health Sciences is seeking to fill a ten-month tenure track position of Assistant Professor in the Food and Nutrition area beginning August 2012. Indiana State University's Department of Applied Health Sciences offers an undergraduate and graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics, an undergraduate program in Food Service Management, and a graduate program in Food and Nutrition.

Qualifications: Interested candidates must possess a doctorate in Nutrition or closely related discipline with teaching experience acceptable for appointment. Registered Dietitian (RD) strongly preferred; college teaching, practitioner experience, and research/scholarly activity preferred. ABD candidates will be considered if the degree is to be granted by August 2012. The candidate will be expected to have or be able to develop programmatic research as well as externally funded research. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with a diverse faculty and student body.

Duties: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in multiple areas of nutrition and food; from basic to advanced nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, and basic foods and food science/chemistry classes and labs. Responsibilities will also include advising undergraduate and graduate students; participation in program development, student recruitment; and supervision of supervised practice students. Faculty are also expected to engage in professional and scholarly activities; engagement in professional, departmental, college, and university activities; and involvement in school, university, community, and student organization service.

To apply: Applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, doctoral transcript, and three letters of professional reference. Screening begins immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected.

Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.indstate.edu. To receive optimum consideration, application materials should be received by February 29, 2012.

ISU is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Terre Haute received the 2010 "Indiana Community of the Year" award from the state's Chamber of Commerce. Our city has a new college summer league baseball team and Children's Museum. An expanding farmers' market offers a great selection of local and organic produce. We are a regional hub for commerce, arts and cultural events, and specialized services such as medical care. Four higher education institutions are located in our community. There is a historic and charming downtown on the campus' doorstep. The small-town feel and affordability of Terre Haute as well as its central location contributes to the quality of life you will experience here.

Required Education: Interested candidates must possess a doctorate in Nutrition or closely related discipline with teaching experience acceptable for appointment. ABD candidates will be considered if the degree is to be granted by August 2012.

Preferred Education: Registered Dietitian (RD) strongly preferred

Preferred Experience: College teaching, practitioner experience, and research/scholarly activity preferred.

Preferred Certification/Licensing: Registered Dietitian (RD) strongly preferred