Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor- Behavioral Health and Nutrition

Newark, DE
Mar 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Health Sciences: Behavioral Health & Nutrition
Location: Newark, DE
Closes: Dec 4, 2016

Appointment effective September 1, 2017

POSITION: 9-month, assistant professor, full-time, non-tenure track, fixed term renewable appointment.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities include teaching nutrition related graduate and undergraduate courses, advising students, participating in research projects, advising graduate students, and supervising theses.


The Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition (BHAN), located within the College of Health Sciences, has over 750 undergraduates participating in five majors that include: Health Behavior Science, Applied Nutrition, Dietetics, and Nutritional Sciences. Graduate programs include study and training in Health Promotion, Human Nutrition, and Health Coaching. BHAN is known for dynamic teaching and a rapidly growing research program. BHAN and the College of Health Sciences' inter-disciplinary environment provides highly supportive career development tools and infrastructure that promotes faculty innovation and growth in research and teaching. 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, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Medical Laboratory Sciences, 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.

SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For inquiries, contact: Sandy Baker EdD., Search Committee Chair, phone 302-831-0856,


QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree in a nutrition with postdoctoral training in nutrition/nutrition related field. Research experience in human nutrition and metabolism. A minimum of four years of experience in higher education with a focus on nutrition, epidemiology, research methods and other nutrition-related instruction. Ability to mentor graduate students in nutrition research.

Application Instructions

REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS: will begin on December 1, 2016. The deadline to apply is December 4th. 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. The letter of application and CV will be shared with the current faculty.

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

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Susan L. Groff, Ed. D.,
Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator
305 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-3666

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Anne L. Jannarone, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Director, Office of Disability Support Services
Alison Hall, Suite 130
ewark, DE 19716
(302) 831-4643

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