Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Clinical NutritionPrimary Purpose and Essential
The School of Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific invites qualified applicants for a
full-time, 11-month, non-tenure track faculty position for its Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition (MSCN) Future Education Model (FEM)
Graduate Program (GP), granted candidate status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. This program is
located at the School of Health Sciences Sacramento campus and is delivered in a trimester academic calendar. The FEM integrates didactic
coursework with one-thousand (1000) hours of supervised experiential learning in a competency-based curriculum. Faculty rank and title are
contingent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.
Department of Nutrition faculty are responsible for
providing all aspects of didactic and clinical education for its programs. We aspire to promote student-centered learning within a
humanistic environment such that students are enthusiastic about providing scientifically-based, patient-centered care. Teaching is the
primary focus of faculty at the University. Scholarship and professional service are valued by the department and University of the
- Teach in-seat, hybrid, and/or online courses as assigned in areas of expertise.
and deliver courses using competency-based education model and innovative teaching and learning modalities.
- Advise and mentor
students including on their capstone projects.
- Collaborate with other health programs in interprofessional education and
- Engage in scholarship and professional development activities.
- Participate in service roles at the
departmental, school, and/or university levels.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
- Earned Master
degree in nutrition or nutrition-related field.
- Terminal degree in nutrition or
nutrition-related field (PhD, DCN, DrPH) or other terminal degree (EdD) plus a degree in nutrition.
- Two (2) years of experience in
a full-time academic appointment with teaching responsibilities at the post baccalaureate level.
- Three (3) years of practice
experience as a registered dietitian/nutritionist.
- Advanced practice credentials (eg. CNSC, CDCES, or any CDR Board Certified
- Demonstrated ongoing scholarly achievement and research expertise.
- Experience with ACEND accreditation
under the Future Education Model Graduate Program standards.
- Experience with online pedagogy.
- Sincere desire for personal
growth and development as an educator, including teaching, scholarship, and service throughout ones career.
- Effective interpersonal
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven organizational skills.
- Positive attitude, proven
ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity and inclusion of the
institutional mission and values.
The physical demands described here are representative but not
definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Requires extended periods of sitting and
repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computer keyboard and phone. Occasional standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and
reaching. Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment/Work Week/TravelWork is primarily performed on-line in a remote
location. Availability for students, faculty and staff during program hours is expected, regardless of time-zone where the work is
performed. Participation in school-wide meetings virtually and occasional events on-campus as needed.
Work performed mostly during
standard business hours. Some events on weekends/evenings are to be expected and will be scheduled with advance notice. Occasional travel to
the three university campuses, as well as off-site locations to support recruitment and alumni events.Special
For first consideration, please apply on or before July 31, 2022.To apply, visit https://pacific.peopleadmin.com/postings/22891
University of the Pacific is an
affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy,
Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff,
or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender
identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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