Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Human Nutrition
College/Department or Unit: College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Human Nutrition
Job Purpose: Teach a variety of courses in human nutrition and dietetics at the undergraduate and graduate level. Area of expertise in metabolism, nutrition and exercise, nutritional biochemistry, nutritional physiology.
- Teach courses in the area of Human Nutrition both at the undergraduate and graduate level
- Conduct research and participate in scholarly activities in area of specialization
- Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
- Participate in professional stewardship for the department, college, university, and professional organizations related to human nutrition
- Mentor undergraduate and graduate research
Work Environment: Position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. The successful candidate will be required to work with the outside community, other universities, and international schools/companies/partners.
Employment Conditions: A nine-month, full-time appointment beginning August 16, 2018. Option of summer employment if funds are available. Salary dependent upon qualifications.
- Earned doctorate in human nutrition or terminal degree in a closely related field required for appointment at the assistant professor level or higher.
- Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) credential is highly desirable
- Eligible for South Carolina or North Carolina licensure (LD/LDN) in dietetics is desirable
- Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses in human nutrition and dietetics and evidence of teaching effectiveness and commitment to student learning and development
- Evidence of scholarly activity and potential research agenda
- An interest in developing online courses at the graduate program level is preferred
Position Availability: August 16, 2018
Application Timeline and Procedures: Review of applicants will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is hired.
- Required materials:
- Application letter, including evidence of responsibilities and qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Statement of research interests and evidence of scholarly activity
- Transcript and evidence of highest degree achieved
- Three recommendation letters
- Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.