Assistant Professor of Instruction, Division of Food and Nutrition Sciences

  • Ohio University
  • Athens, OH
  • May 05, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology

Job Description

Applications Accepted From
Public: Open to the Public

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a full curriculum vitae, list of three references (with contact information), a letter of interest, and statement of teaching philosophy. Questions should be directed to Kimberly Orben

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please apply by May 18, 2022.

This position is eligible for the following benefits
medical, vision, dental, basic and supplemental life, paid holidays, educational benefits for you and eligible dependents, sick leave, and retirement.

Posting Number: 20161748F

Job Description

The School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness at Ohio University invites applications for a full time, 9-month Assistant Professor of Instruction (non-tenure track) position in the Division of Food and Nutrition Sciences beginning August 15, 2022. The division is looking for an experienced, student-friendly colleague with clinical and teaching experience in dietetics. The position emphasis will be teaching (80%). The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students and lead efforts to update, market, and recruit students into the Sports Nutrition Certificate. Sports nutrition and diabetes are particular emphases of this position, however we seek candidates with the expertise to prepare and teach lower- and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses across the curriculum, such as basic nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, diabetes courses, nutrient metabolism, etc. In addition, the successful candidate will have a role in mentoring undergraduates and graduates in professional practice. The candidate is expected to participate in service (20%) to the school, college and university.

The division takes pride in our forward-thinking curriculum. The undergraduate program has four areas of opportunity for undergraduate majors (Dietetics, Culinary Nutrition, Environmental Nutrition, and Pre-Professional Nutrition Science) as well as a minor (Applied Nutrition) and two certificate programs (Diabetes, Sports Nutrition). The graduate program offers a M.S. in Food and Nutrition Sciences in three modalities: a fully online curriculum, a traditional face-to-face experience, and a MS combined with a dietetics internship focused on community wellness.

The successful candidate is encouraged to take advantage of the numerous collaborative relationships that exist between the community and Ohio University, but also expand our relationships with new stakeholders. We take pride in our vibrant residential campus that attracts top quality students. Athens, Ohio, is a quintessential college town and is a family-friendly and culturally rich community located amidst scenic state and national parks/forests just 75 minutes southeast of Columbus, Ohio.

Minimum Qualifications

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
Master's degree in nutrition or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

At least three years of teaching experience

Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics.

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist.

Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

School of Applied Health Sciences and Wellness

Pay Rate: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Employees also provided a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

Job Open Date

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Job Category: Faculty - Non-Tenure Track (Group II)

Planning Unit: College of Health Sciences & Professions

Campus: Athens

Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position.
Kimberly Orben

Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

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