Nutrition Full-time Faculty (F02603)

Job description

Job location: MD - Montgomery County

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-17
Req: R2056

Montgomery College is Maryland’s premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland’s most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.

Job TitleNutrition Full-time Faculty (F02603)

Job Description SummaryMontgomery College, Rockville Campus, has a need for a full-time Nutrition faculty (F02603) members beginning January 2020. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit.

Assignment begins January 2020.

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college. For 70 years, Montgomery College has been on the leading edge, and we intend to stay there. Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. The College is dedicated to student success and is widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs.

This expectation of quality has yielded top programs within the Business discipline like the Macklin Business Institute (MBI), Enactus teams that compete at the national level, the Southern Management Entrepreneurs program, and MC’s own Raptor Tank competition. Montgomery College has a long history of successfully preparing students for transfer to four-year institutions like the Smith School at the University of Maryland, Georgetown, Cornell, and the University of Pennsylvania. We are seeking a full-time Nutrition faculty member to fill a position beginning January 2020 who is excited by this level of excellence and is committed to student success.

Montgomery College has the only Associates degree program that is sponsored by the Marriott Foundation. With culinary and kitchen management classes, opportunities are present to provide nutrition-based instruction in menu development pertaining to dietary restrictions and calorie needs. This insight will be beneficial to students pursuing careers in the hospitality sector, elder care, and like industries.

The successful candidate will appreciate teaching in a multi-cultural environment, and will welcome the opportunity to work with students with diverse learning abilities. The faculty member will primarily teach Nutrition courses and contribute to the Hospitality Management program on topics such as menu planning and working with dietary restrictions. Faculty duties include classroom instruction, assessment, curriculum development, advising, professional inquiry, committee work and utilizing instructional technology. The majority of our courses use open educational resources (OERs) to yield cost savings for the students and the most current content for faculty. Incoming faculty will utilize OERs in alignment with the other faculty in the discipline.

Teaching assignments may include various delivery modes, such as face-to-face, on-line, hybrid and/or blended formats during days, evenings and weekends. Montgomery College has three campuses and instructs courses at area high schools. Faculty may be assigned to any of these campuses and/or teaching online.

Montgomery College is a strong advocate of professional development and invests in its faculty. The College also offers an outstanding benefits package.

Job Description

Job Description:

  • Teaches Introduction to Nutrition, Nutrition Through the Life Cycle, Food Science and Technology and like courses; activity may also extend into the Hospitality Management program (e.g. menu planning topics).
  • Teaches 30 semester hours per academic year. Prepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts; evaluates and grades students' exams, assignments, and papers.
  • Teaches a varied schedule of courses that may include day, night, early morning, weekend and/or accelerated sections, compressed and online. Opportunities may exist for teaching summer classes.
  • Teaches at any of the three physical campuses (TP/SS, Rockville, and Germantown), online, and at area high schools.
  • Applies culturally relevant pedagogies to the teaching and learning process.
  • Engages students in their learning through active, collaborative learning approaches.
  • Works with other faculty in the discipline to develop free of cost course materials for students using Open Educational Resources.
  • Incorporates the use of an educational enterprise platform (Blackboard) and other relevant technology into instruction, including inexpensive or no-cost resources in the development and delivery of instruction.
  • Meets with students outside of class to assist them with being successful college students.
  • Advises students about program curriculum, transfer options to four-year institutions, and professional/career opportunities.
  • Serves on, or leads, department, discipline, campus and college committees.
  • Maintains an active program of professional development and participates in professional organizations and activities.
  • Engages in the expansion and implementation of assessments for courses, programs and learning outcomes with the goal of increasing student success.

Required Qualifications:
  • Earned master’s graduate degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or a closely related field.
  • Teaching experience at the college level (associates, bachelors, or masters-level teaching); teaching done as a graduate student or as a teaching assistant will be considered.
  • Ability to effectively engage with and facilitate learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
  • Understanding of and commitment to student success including increasing retention, transfer and graduation.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in Nutrition or Dietetics; Ph.D. (18 or more graduate level hours in discipline).
  • Three (3) years of full-time teaching experience at the college level.
  • At least three years of professional work experience in medical nutrition-related settings, community nutrition, nutrition education or food service management.
  • Managerial and/or leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated experience using various teaching modalities (seat-based, blended/hybrid, and online).
  • Familiarity with teaching technologies (e.g. Blackboard, Canvas).
  • Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by CDR.

Application Process:

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

Closing DateThursday, September 26, 2019

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.




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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 9/30/2019
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