ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DIETETICS

Location
Houston, TX
Posted
Nov 18, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Security Sensitive Position?:

Yes

Hours of Work:

TBA

Posting Number:

TSU202367

Official TSU Title:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DIETETICS

Grant Title:

N/A

Job Description Summary / TWC Summary:

Seeking an Assistant Professor with a teaching and active research career. The Assistant Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics and advise students in the areas of nutrition and dietetics. The ideal candidate must possess a terminal degree (PhD, DCN) in nutrition or related field with expertise in Community Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health Nutrition preferred; and reasonably expect to have a doctorate degree prior to assuming the position; RD credential required; evidence of professional preparation in nutrition and dietetics; minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience at the college or university level, or the equivalent in terms of specialized experience post RD credentialing; evidence of capability to engage in and publish research and present at professional meetings; demonstrated knowledge and awareness of professional developments related to areas of expertise.

Essential Duties Summary:

•Teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics.
•Advises students in the areas of nutrition and dietetics.
•Collaborates with nutrition and dietetics faculty as appropriate for enhancing instructional delivery and contributing to departmental goals.
•Supervises undergraduate nutrition and dietetics students in clinical and community practicums.
•Works on department, college and/or university committees as appropriate.
•Engages in community service activities as appropriate.
•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

% FTE:

1.0

Hiring Range:

$42,139.00 - $57,941.00

Education:

An earned doctorate (PhD, DCN) in nutrition or related field with expertise in Community Nutrition, Nutrition Epidemiology or Public Health Nutrition preferred; and reasonably expect to have a doctorate degree prior to assuming the position.

Required Licensing/Certification:

N/A

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of:
•Policies, procedures, and practices.
•Microsoft Office Professional or similar applications.

Skill in:
•Detail oriented.
•Effective customer service.
•Problem-solving and decision-making.
•Multitasking and time management.
•Both verbal and written communication.

Ability to:
•Work with a diverse student population.

Work Experience:

Minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience, at least three of which must have been at the college or university level, or the equivalent in terms of specialized experience post RD credentialing.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities:

N/A

Work Complexity/Budget Authority:

N/A

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills:

N/A

Personal/Organizational Contacts:

N/A

Customer Service Relationships:

N/A

Working/Environmental Conditions:

Prolonged standing and/or walking.
Handling light weight objects.
Using or carrying equipment.

UA EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close Date:

11/30/2020

Open Until Filled (overrides close field) :

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Open to all applicants.

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