Assistant Professor of Practice
Nutritional Sciences-InsDepartment Website Link:Medical Sub-Speciality:Location:
Tucson, AZ USAPosition 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.
This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.
The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking an Assistant Professor of Practice for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Fall 2021. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of nutrition and dietetics.
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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- Teaching in person and online undergraduate courses.
- Teaching the following courses:
- General nutrition (NSC 101/170C1)
- Nutrition and the Lifecycle (NSC 301)Nutrition Communication and Scientific Literacy (NSC 260)
- Community Nutrition (NSC 444)
- Curriculum development and modifications.
- Mentoring undergraduate students.
- Collaborating with other department and units across campus.
- Additional duties may be assigned.
- MSin Nutritional Sciences, Food Systems or related field.
- College-level teaching experience including in-person and online.
•Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn
Assistant ProfessorTenure Information:
ExemptFull Time/Part Time:
Full TimeNumber of Hours Worked per Week:
Yes - Full BenefitsRate of Pay:
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:
1Target Hire Date:
Expected End Date:
Contact Information for Candidates:
Search Committee Chair
5/14/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDocuments Needed to Apply:
Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions to Applicant:
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.