Lecturer

Location
Tucson, AZ
Posted
May 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:

req5113

Department:

Nutritional Sciences-Ins

Department Website Link:

Medical Sub-Speciality:

Location:

Main Campus

Address:

Tucson, 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 and wellness 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, wellness, 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 Lecturer for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Fall 2021. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of nutrition and dietetics.
This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teaching in person and online undergraduate courses in introductory nutrition and food systems.
  • Teaching the following courses:
    • Introduction to Human Nutrition (NSC 101)
    • Nutrition, Food, and You (NSC 170C1)
    • Introduction to Food Systems (NSC 150C1)
    • Food and Culture (NSC 255)
  • Curriculum development and modifications.
  • Mentoring undergraduate students.
  • Collaborating with other department and units across campus.
  • Additional duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MSin Nutritional Sciences, FoodSystems or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

•RDN credential
•College-level teaching experience including in-person and online .
•Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn

Rank :

Lecturer

Tenure Information:

Career-Track (CT)

FLSA:

Exempt

Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:

40

Job FTE:

1.0

Work Calendar:

Academic

Job Category:

Teaching Faculty

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

DOE

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

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

Number of Vacancies:

1

Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Ashley Linares-Gaffer
[email protected]
Search Committee Chair

Open Date:

5/4/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

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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