Assistant Professor, Human Nutrition

Mar 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810577

Position Summary: The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a newly-designated, 12-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Human Nutrition. The Department is one of five departments in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama, and offers an undergraduate degree in Food and Nutrition, a Coordinated Program in Dietetics, and a Didactic Program in Dietetics. The department also offers a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and supports a Nutrition concentration in the Ph.D. in Health Education/Promotion program. The University of Alabama (UA) is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and citizenship and is one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. UA is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. It is located in vibrant Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 160,000, with a moderate climate. Responsibilities: Teaching and outreach to articulate with the mission of the university, including: *Teach courses as needed at the undergraduate and graduate levels. *Direct the Master's Program in Human Nutrition, including recruitment, mentoring, and advising graduate students. *Serve on departmental, college, and university committees, including thesis and dissertation committees.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: A strong background in nutrition; PhD, DrPH or EdD in nutrition or a nutrition-related field; Registered Dietitian (preferred); Must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate level nutrition courses; Evidence of the ability to teach at the collegiate level and experience in online education delivery.

Special Instructions: Complete application online at Applications must include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts of graduate coursework (Attached as Other Document 1), teaching philosophy (1 page), and 3 letters of reference. Letters of reference are required and may be attached, OR emailed directly to Jeannine Lawrence, PhD, RD. Search Committee Chair and Department Chair at OR mailed to: Dr. Jeannine Lawrence, Dept. of Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management, Box 870311, 403 Russell Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0311.

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