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Instructor - Nutrition

Employer
Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce TAMUC

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-20
Req: R-039887
Job Title

Instructor - Nutrition

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Health & Human Performance

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Department of Health and Human Performance is accepting applications for a Full-time Instructor (9 months), non-tenure track position to begin Fall 2021. Summer teaching is optional but not guaranteed. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Nutrition, Public Health, and possibly Kinesiology programs. The candidate must be able to work within a multidisciplinary department as a member of a team and within a diverse university setting.

Individuals must have a Masters in Nutrition and be a Registered Dietician (RD) or an RD with a Masters in a related field. Preference will be given to those who have higher education teaching experience and/or practical Nutritional advising experience.

Texas A&M University-Commerce offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels to over 12,000 students. Located one hour East from downtown Dallas, Commerce is a community with a rich combination of local music, festivals and other unique entertainment. Texas A&M University-Commerce is actively working towards Hispanic Serving Institution status to better serve this fastest-growing demographic group of the state and region.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach 15 hours (or equivalent) of undergraduate courses in Nutrition, Public Health, and possibly Kinesiology.
  • Mentor undergraduate students
  • Maintain quality programming in terms of expectations for activity, quality instruction, and record keeping.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with entities related to facilities and equipment.
  • Utilize technology to improve classroom teaching.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Nutrition/Food Science, Public Health, Exercise Science or related field;
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Interest in and knowledge of the nutrition curriculum. Commitment to high-quality teaching. Dedication to high standards and student success. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals. Good written and oral communication skills. 1+ year of secondary teaching expertise in other Health and Human Performance areas (e.g. pedagogy, programming, health) is preferred. 3+ years post-credentialing work experience.
  • Ability to: Multi-task and work well as part of a team
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: Registered Dietitian/Licensed Dietitian preferred. Ensuring and maintaining compliance with the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) standards.
  • Physical Requirements: None

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE

  • Experience working with collegiate athletes.

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

  • The applicant MAY be responsible for the supervision of Graduate Assistants.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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