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Course Developer and Adjunct Faculty for Integrative and Functional Nutrition Department

Saybrook University

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Saybrook University Adjunct Faculty Job Description

Under the direction of the Department Chair, the Adjunct Faculty member will engage students through discussion and assignments as outlined in the course syllabi, provide students with substantive feedback, and respond to student questions and concerns in a timely manner. The Adjunct Faculty member will also maintain communication with Department Administration, Faculty, and Students.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Develop master syllabus and Canvas course shell for a new course: a) Nutrition practice management/telehealth, b), Functional nutrition laboratory testing, c) Community nutrition, d) Lifecycle nutrition
  • Responsive and timely communication with Department Chair
  • Attend meetings (Faculty, Program, College, and University) and Faculty trainings, which could include Canvas, IRB, student record system, etc.
  • Deliver high quality innovative campus and/or on-line courses that foster critical thinking
  • Ensure rigorous academic standards and quality aligned with program goal
  • Design dynamic courses utilizing the latest developments and trends in classroom instruction and digital technology Actively participate in degree and departmental meetings when appropriate
  • Maintain effective professional and community involvement and/or affiliations as an ambassador for the University

Course Topics

  • Nutrition practice management/telehealth
  • Functional labs
  • Community nutrition
  • Lifecycle nutrition

Position Requirements

  • Masters or Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning
  • Demonstrated scholarship and/or accomplishments in the field.
  • Commitment to multicultural and humanistic principles.
  • Knowledge of higher education best practices.
  • Experience with ethnically diverse and/or other special populations.
  • Collegial attitude and willingness to work within a matrix organization.
  • Clear communication skills.
  • Engage in ongoing technology education and adoption of new systems and processes.

Position Qualifications

  • Strong commitment to the goals and vision of Saybrook University.
  • Committed to excellence in teaching, practice, and research (experience with on-line instruction is desirable).
  • Create a sense of unity and common purpose and manage change effectively.

Personal Attributes:

  • Critical thinker
  • Thinks strategically and works collaboratively
  • Affectively honest and open, with a high level of personal integrity
  • Communicates effectively
  • Consults with colleagues at all levels
  • Well-organized and able to meet complex workload demands
  • Strong commitment to equity, diversity, and multiculturalism in education and faculty employment.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package. Some of our key benefits include: paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that celebrates diversity and inclusion.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a diverse, inclusive community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

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Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Working at Saybrook University 

Saybrook University is the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies. It is a rigorous and unique learner-centered educational institution offering advanced degrees in psychology, mind-body medicine, and organizational systems. Saybrook’s programs are deeply rooted in the humanistic tradition and a commitment to help students develop as whole people – mind, body, and spirit – in order to achieve their full potential. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook’s programs.

Saybrook University is growing to bring together new disciplines and apply its humanistic perspective to a broad spectrum of practical fields.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

·  School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation (OLT)

·  School of Mind-Body Medicine

·  School of Clinical Psychology

·  School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Our global community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. We accomplish this by providing our students with the skills to achieve and make a difference, empowering them to pursue their passions and their life’s work. Our scholars and practitioners are creative, compassionate innovators pursuing new ways of thinking and doing for their professions, organizations, and communities.

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