The functions of a member of the academic staff include: a) teaching activities at the undergraduate and graduate level; b) scholarly activities involving a research program; c) activities related to service to the School, Faculty, and University community; d) supervision of undergraduate and graduate research students, including direction of thesis projects.
Research interests may include:
- Optimal management of food, nutrition, and health services, including evaluation of service and product quality, resources, losses, profits, and costs,
- Use and development of technologies for food and nutrition related management,
- Evaluating the management of food service systems in a variety of settings (e.g., long-term care, hospitals, schools, daycares, detention facilities),
- Identifying best practices in healthy and safe food supply management and sustainable food,
- Study of food systems, including food environments and their effects on the nutritional health of individuals,
- Needs assessment, planning, management, and evaluation of the community food supply to support health,
- Managing risk, change and emergencies, including crises, in relation to the food supply,
- Using leadership to promote health through food and nutrition; and developing management and leadership competencies related to nutrition.
- D. in Nutrition or a related field.
- Postdoctoral experience in nutrition, management, leadership, food provision or a related field is an asset.
- Registration to the College of Dietitians of Ontario or the college of dietitians of another Canadian province with the capacity to transfer registration in Ontario.
- Membership with Dietitians of Canada or eligibility to join.
- Demonstrated research excellence in a nutrition field related to management and leadership,
- Experience in university teaching and training at the undergraduate level,
- Demonstrated knowledge of teaching and training at the graduate level,
- Solid experience in interdisciplinary collaboration,
- Ability to communicate and teach effectively in English and French, both orally and in writing.
Applicants should submit the following documents:
- Curriculum vitae.
- Letter describing their professional experience, research contributions, experience in university teaching and service.
- Description of their teaching interests including their teaching philosophy and pedagogical approaches.
- A statement of English / French proficiency - ability to speak / write / teach in French and English (level of bilingualism).
- A detailed description of current and future research plans (maximum 5 pages).
- Contact information for three people to contact for letters of recommendation.
Application Deadline: October 2021, or until the position is filled
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Open until filled.