Adjunct Professor in Nutrition

Goshen, IN
Sep 30, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Goshen College is seeking an Adjunct professor in Nutrition.

The person in this position is to teach an introductory nutrition course (CHEM 220). The nutrition course is a requirement in some majors and minors, ie. Nursing, Health, Exercise Science.

Essential Functions:

The primary responsibility of a person in this position is to teach the introductory nutrition course (CHEM 220). This includes meeting with the class at its regularly scheduled time, preparing exams and quizzes and other class assignments as appropriate, grading these assignments in a timely manner, and providing feedback to students on how they are performing in class. The person is welcome but not required to participate in departmental and campus decision processes. This person is expected to maintain office hours that allow students to meet with them in person.

Supervisory Responsibility:


Education and Experience:

A master degree in a nutrition-related field is required.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:


Skills & Competencies:


The person must have a depth of knowledge in nutrition sufficient to teach the content. The must display the ability to teach and engage students.


Experience in a clinical setting with nutrition.

Special Requirements:

Currently the course is taught in the evening and is a 3 hour commitment. In addition the person is expected to maintain office hours.

Work Environment/Environmental Condition:

Classroom instruction

All of the essential job functions are subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. This job description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Individuals may be required to perform other job-related instructions as requested by the supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation. This position description is not all-inclusive and may change at the option of the (supervisor or department head). Any major change will result in the position being reviewed for reclassification.

About Goshen College:

Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-ranked Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select graduate degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 950 students from 35 states and 23 countries and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. The 135-acre tree-filled campus features a world-class Music Center and a Rec-Fitness Center for 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. The extended campus includes a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary (the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center near Wolf Lake, Ind.) and a marine biology lab in the Florida Keys. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church and established in 1894, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. The college’s doors are open to all, with students from 40 different Christian denominations and several world religions. Experiential learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths for students.

The college is located in the heart of Elkhart County in Northern Indiana, just a couple of hours from Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit. Goshen was named the 2017 Indiana Community of the Year by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce for its amazing arts and entertainment, food scene, recreational opportunities, outstanding schools, affordable living, cultural diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. Learn more at

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Please be sure to provide all required materials noted above, as incomplete applications may not be considered. Application materials may be attached to the Faculty Information Form or sent electronically to [email protected]

  • Complete the online Faculty Information Form
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (copies acceptable in the application process with official transcripts required for employment)

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors, and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.

Human Resources
Goshen College
1700 S. Main Street
Goshen, IN 46526-4795

E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: (574) 535-7111