DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & NUTRITION: 9-month, instructor/assistant professor, full-time, non-tenure track, fixed term renewable appointment.
The Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition has five undergraduate programs: Applied Nutrition; Dietetics; Nutritional Sciences; Health Behavior Science; and health and Physical Education. The Health Behavior Science program has over 200 majors and provides experiential learning opportunities through didactic coursework, practical experiences in clinical and community settings, scholarship, and service.
The College of Health Sciences is a thriving academic unit of over 2000 students and approximately 100 faculty with state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities. Including the departments of Behavioral Health and Nutrition, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Medical Technology, and Physical Therapy, and the School of Nursing, the College is currently transitioning to an exciting new collaborative clinical research complex on a recently acquired 272-acre tract of University property being developed as a Science, Technology, and Advanced Research campus in one of the nation’s leading life science regions.
Founded in 1743, the University of Delaware combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. Located in scenic Newark, Delaware, within 2 hours of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C., the University is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Research University (with very high research activity, a designation accorded to fewer than three percent of the degree-granting institutions in the U.S.), and with external funding exceeding $200 million. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, the University enrolls approximately 17,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduate students, with an average SAT score of 1209 for entering freshmen in 2012.
POSITION: 9-month, instructor/assistant professor, full-time, non-tenure track, fixed term renewable appointment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses for Health Behavior Science program and supervising undergraduate student internships and student practicums for Health Coaching Certificate program. Additional responsibilities include student advising and university service.
QUALIFICATIONS: Earned Master’s degree or doctorate in Health Promotion or related field and at least two years of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Candidates must be familiar with current community health issues. Knowledge of research methods and statistics and prior experience in health behavior change strategies and health promotion program planning preferred.
SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: will begin on October 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Applicants should upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (all in one document) at http://www.udel.edu/udjobs/ . The letter of application and CV will be shared with the current faculty.
For inquiries, contact: Nancy Cotugna, DrPH, RD., Search Committee Chair, phone 302-831-1006, email@example.com.
The UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from Minority Group Members and Women.