Mar 08, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID 25706
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia

Job Description

Responsibilities: This position will be responsible for teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in the Coordinated Program in Dietetics and the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. Teaching will include didactic and supervised practice courses. Excellent public speaking skills and a strong desire to stay current with subject matter is essential. As part of supervised practice, the faculty member is responsible for scheduling supervised practice experiences, assigning students, maintaining relationships with preceptors and sites, building and maintaining connections with community organizations, monitoring student progress and travel to supervised practice sites within and outside of Columbia. The faculty member will participate in advising, committee work, faculty meetings and other individual and team activities as needed within the program and department.


Qualifications: Required: Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with CDR, a minimum of a master's degree in nutrition, dietetics or related field, and a minimum of three years applied work experience post RD/RDN credentialing in the field of dietetics. Flexibility and adaptability are necessary.

Preferred: Demonstrated competence in teaching in higher education and experience with a Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Active leadership and participation in dietetics or related professional organizations. Preference is given to candidates who have substantial managerial experience in a healthcare setting and clinical RD/RDN experience.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2018 and continue until position is filled.

Other Information

Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
College of Human and Environmental Sciences

Additional Contact Information:
Maurine (Nikki) Raedeke, PhD, RDN, LD
Search Committee Chair
204 Gwynn Hall
University of Missouri


Academic Rank and Salary: Twelve-month, non-tenure track faculty position, 100% teaching, including oversight of supervised practice. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity and Values Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

MU Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is committed to cultural diversity. The broad range of life experiences, values, cultural practices and perspectives in our community establishes an institutional foundation for innovative learning and discovery. It further expands the university's ability to become a globally-recognized epicenter for education, research and entrepreneurship. It is expected that the successful candidate will share this commitment.

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

Application Materials

Complete the brief online appliation and submit an application cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a narrative of teaching and educational interest, and official transcripts. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to


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