Part-Time Instructor-Food Service Sanitation

Job description

The University of Kentucky seeks candidates for a part-time temporary instructor in the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition. Successful applicants will be prepared to lead a collaborative research program and provide excellent student learning opportunities.

The successful candidate will have a commitment to student-centered teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels,
ability to contribute to our land-grant mission through outreach and engagement with students, Cooperative Extension, and key community stakeholders

Responsibilities of this position include:
Teach the undergraduate course DHN 241.
Deliver course instruction through Canvas, grade assignments, support student learning.

DHN 241 FOOD SERVICE SANITATION. (1) This course covers the principles of food microbiology, important food borne diseases, standards that are enforced by regulatory agencies, and applied measures for the prevention of food borne diseases and other microbiological problems. It leads to certification from the National Restaurant Association.

Job Title
Part-Time Instructor-Food Service Sanitation

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Department Name
81500:Dietetics and Human Nutrition

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Earned doctorate in nutrition, dietetics or closely related field.
Credential of Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), preferred.
Certified as ServSafe Instructor (or willing to become certified).

Required Related Experience

Commitment to excellence in teaching, and
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work successfully with diverse students, faculty, staff and external partners

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Earned doctorate in nutrition, dietetics or closely related field

Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, standing for long periods of time, working at computer for long periods of time.


Varies-determined when class is scheduled

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Curriculum Vita
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents





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      Job No:
      Posted: 12/18/2018
      Application Due: 1/17/2019
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