Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Position Type
Adjunct
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NSC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge Research, outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Programs, and Cooperative Extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. NSC takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending and applying knowledge of nutritional science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, and well-being, and to prevent and to treat chronic diseases including cancers, diabetes, obesity, heart disease and musculoskeletal disorders.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a limited term adjunct lecturer for Spring semester of 2021. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of general nutrition, dietetics, food, and community nutrition.

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As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program.

Duties & Responsibilities

This position is a part-time, 100% instruction, assigned to teach one or two courses (3-6 units) in the spring 2021 semester. Teaching responsibilities include:

  • Teach community nutrition
  • Develop and/or revise course materials as needed
  • Deliver courses online and to undergraduate students
Minimum Qualifications
  • MS in Nutritional Sciences, Public Health, or related field
Preferred Qualifications
  • College-level teaching experience including in-person and online.
  • Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn; RDN credential.
Rank Tenure InformationFLSAExempt Full Time/Part TimePart TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week16 Job FTE0.40Work CalendarAcademicJob CategoryFacultyBenefits EligibleNo Benefits Rate of Pay$9,916Compensation TypePer Course Type of criminal background check required:Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies1 Target Hire Date1/3/2021 Expected End Date Contact Information for CandidatesScott Going
[email protected] Open Date10/7/2020Open Until FilledYesDocuments Needed to ApplyCurriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant Diversity StatementAt the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.