Lecturer - Human Physiology and Nutrition

Location
Colorado Springs, CO
Posted
Jun 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Description
The Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers in Human Physiology and Nutrition from which future appointments to temporary, non-tenure track positions will be made. Appointments are part-time (less than 50% time) and will be made semester-by-semester. 

The position is responsible for teaching various courses for the Department of Human Physiology and Nutrition. Specialties include anatomy, physiology, nutrition, and exercise science.

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Who We Are:

The Helen and Arthur E Johnson Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a distinguished and innovative college providing excellence in education, scholarship, and practice in the health professions. The college currently serves ~1400 students (80% undergraduate and 20% graduate) through its programs in the Department of Nursing, the Department of Health Sciences, and the Department of Human Physiology and Nutrition.

UCCS is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. 

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer:

Salary Range: Pay dependent on number of courses taught. Generally starting at $1,333 per credit hour

Temporary Lecturer appointments are not eligible for group health and life insurance benefits or vacation leave accrual. This position is eligible for paid sick leave. Information on benefits, including eligibility, is located at: http://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.



Qualifications
Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree or higher in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, exercise science or closely related area; OR a Master's degree or higher in another field (i.e. education) with at least 18 graduate credit hours in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, or exercise science.Preferred Requirements:

Previous college teaching experience.Professional certifications (e.g. CSCS, ACSM, RD).Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move. Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, and fine motor skills. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.



Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Jun 1, 2021
Unposting Date: May 31, 2022, 11:59:00 PM

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