Nutrition Tenure-Track Faculty

Denver, CO
Oct 18, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberF00700Position TitleNutrition Tenure-Track FacultyPosition NumberF 593Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee CategoryFacultyDepartmentNUT - NutritionEClass CodeFT Faculty-10 mo with benesPosition Summary

The Department of Nutrition at Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking applicants for a tenure track or tenured faculty position to teach community nutrition and research courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will also be expected to develop and maintain community partnerships for the program. The candidate will be an integral member of the Nutrition Department and will be required to follow those responsibilities outlined in the MSU Denver Handbook for Professional Personnel.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Teach a minimum of 24 credit hours (or equivalent) per academic year and maintain 5 office hours per week to include advising and consultation with students. Responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate nutrition courses. Service to the university, service to the community, and scholarly activity are also required.

Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition, or other nutrition-related field.

Preferred Qualifications

• Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.
• At least 2 years work experience in community nutrition.
• Previous teaching experience at the university level.
• Experience developing and teaching online and/or hybrid nutrition courses.
• High quality teaching as evidenced by student and/or peer evaluations submitted with application.

Posting date10/15/2019Closing dateClosing InstructionsOpen Until FilledTo ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)11/14/2019Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete applications received by November 14, 2019 will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled.

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant, you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

In order for your file to be considered complete, you must also submit the following documents:
1) Unofficial Transcripts and
2) Student and/or Peer Evaluations of Teaching under “Other Document” in the application
If you are unable to submit these at the time of application, please submit them to Ann Diker at [email protected] no later than 7 days after the full consideration date.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

BenefitsDiversity Statement

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
Employee Benefits Offerings
Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color.
We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a foundation for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Document
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