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Assistant Professor - Nutrition

Employer
Texas A&M University Commerce
Location
Commerce TAMUC

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-09-27
Req: R-042444
Job Title

Assistant Professor - Nutrition

Agency

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Department

Health & Human Performance

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:

During the application process the “My Experience” page has a section provided “Attachments (Resume/CV, References, Cover letter, etc.)” to upload required documents.

  • Use the Upload button to add each document.
  • You will be able to upload up to 5 documents. Be aware that the maximum size allowed for any one document is 5MB.
  • All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered.
  • Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.
  • Please do not withdraw your application in an attempt to upload a missing document, instead please email HR for help.

Please provide the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required upon acceptance of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

If you need assistance, please contact us at HR.Hiring@tamuc.edu

SUMMARY:

The Assistant Professor of Nutrition is responsible for teaching 12 hours (or equivalent), conducting scholarly activity, and service to the university, college, department, and community.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Teach 12 hours (or equivalent) of undergraduate and/or graduate courses in health and human performance per semester, including but not limited to nutrition, public health, and exercise science/kinesiology
  • Maintain quality programming in terms of expectations for activity, quality instruction, and record keeping.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with entities related to the program.
  • Advising of students.
  • Chair theses committees for graduate students and undergraduate students.
  • Engage in service within community and serve on departmental, college, university, and professional committees.
  • Engage in scholarly research and seek outside funding for research.
  • Perform other duties as needed, related to the overall mission of the department, the college, and the university.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Earned doctorate in Nutrition or a closely related field.
  • Commitment to diversity and working in multicultural contexts.
  • Demonstration of ability to teach in the areas related to nutrition.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Commitment to high quality teaching and research.
  • Dedication to high standards and student success.
  • Scholarly publication record or scholarly potential.
  • Ability to multi-task, collaborate across disciplines, and work well as part of a team. Ability to collaborate across disciplines.

PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of CEPH and/or ACEND Accreditation Process and ongoing accreditation requirements.
  • Master’s in Public Health.
  • RD licensure.
  • Graduate level teaching experience.
  • Record of research and publication at the national/international level and ability to pursue funded research. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary setting. 

SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:

The applicant will be responsible for the supervision of Graduate Assistants and Student Lab 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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