Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer

Tucson, AZ
Apr 29, 2021
Position Type
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Nutritional Sciences-Ins

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Yuma, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

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 wellbeing, 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 the Yuma campus for the fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of nutrition, food, and food management.

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with main campus instructor to facilitate weekly instructional meetings with Yuma students to deliver course material in the fall semester related to food science (NSC 351 R & L), and work with NSC 458 students to develop foodservice facility
  • Work with main campus instructor to facilitate weekly instructional meetings with Yuma students to deliver course material in the spring semester related to foodservice management instruction and set up lab experiences in the field in foodservice facilities
  • Develop and/or revise course materials as needed to meet student needs in Yuma
  • Mentor undergraduate students in the areas of food science, food preparation, and food management and help them find career development opportunities
  • Establish new community connections and manage existingconnections for experiential learning activities
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of nutrition, food, and food management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS in Nutritional Sciences, Food Science, Food managements or related field and
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in food preparation or food science related roles

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a management or supervisory role in a food service or food industry setting
  • RDN credential
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn
  • ServSafe certification

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Teaching Faculty

Benefits Eligible:

No Benefits

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Per Course

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Dr. Pat Sparks

[email protected]

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Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At 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 and a Native American/Alaska Native-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.

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