Instructor/Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics

Employer
Murray State University
Location
Murray, KY

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Allied Health
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Posting Number:

20230022FAC

Job Title:

Instructor/Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics

Type of Employment:

Regular Full-Time

Work Location:

Murray, KY

Employment Term:

Academic Year

Position Type:

Faculty (Non-Tenure-Track)

Department:

Applied Health Sciences

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses within the ACEND-accredited undergraduate and graduate Nutrition and Dietetics programs. The successful candidate should possess strengths in at least two of the following areas: basic nutrition, community nutrition, and food service management.
The successful candidate will provide academic and career advising and mentor students through successful completion of coursework. The successful applicant must demonstrate proficiency and commitment to high quality classroom instruction, contribute to program development and evaluation, participate in school activities, and provide service to the university and community.

Applicants should have knowledge of the organization; the ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment; the ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team; the ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns; possess effective communication and organizational abilities; and provide timely follow-up with colleagues and students.

Minimum Education Requirements:

A minimum of a Master’s degree in nutrition or a related field is required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:

Experience in food service management, culinary, and teaching in higher education is preferred. Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Note: If the successful candidate is master’s prepared, the position will be filled as a non-tenure track, instructor. If the successful candidate holds a terminal degree, the position will be filled as a tenure-track, assistant professor.

Minimum Salary:

$45,000

Maximum Salary:

$50,000

Posting Date:

10/21/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Along with the application, the following items must be included:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching philosophy

For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by November 21, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Organization

For 100 years Murray State University has served students from the region, the nation and the world. Founded in 1922, the University has grown from an enrollment of 202 students to 9,500 today. Murray State blends educational opportunities found at research institutions with collaborative interactions among students, faculty and staff found at smaller universities.  Students receive personalized attention from supportive faculty and staff as the University offers a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

 

Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities.  Murray State embraces diversity in the workplace and values attracting, developing and maintaining a diverse, high-quality faculty, staff, and student body. The University endeavors to create and promote a culturally diverse community to be accepting of and sensitive to diversity in its many varied forms. Murray State has been continuously accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) since 1928. 

Recent Accolades: 

  • U.S. News & World Report (32 consecutive years as a top-tier university) and top 10 in south region for Top Public Schools, Best Value and Best College for Veterans 
  • Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck
  • G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School 
  • Forbes Best Employers List

 

 

Located in the west Kentucky region, Murray State is a public, comprehensive University with four colleges (business; science, engineering and technology; humanities and fine arts; education and human services)– and two schools (agriculture; nursing and health professions).  The University's 236-acre main campus is located in Murray, Kentucky and offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs, professional instruction, as well as continuing education programs. Faculty and staff of Murray State University have access to a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, tuition waivers, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, as well as many other benefit offerings.

 

The city of Murray, located in Calloway County, offers a low cost of living, low property taxes, and a four-season climate. Murray has a friendly, small-town atmosphere with locally-owned specialty shops and restaurants, an acclaimed community theater, art guild and award-winning public schools. The area is home to Kentucky Lake and Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre National Recreation Area, which offers a wide-range of activities and amenities for residents and visitors alike. Located in close proximity to major cities and nearby access to Interstate 24, Murray is just a few hours from Nashville, St. Louis, Louisville and Memphis. 

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Telephone
(270) 809-2146
Location
412 Sparks Hall
Murray
KY
42071
US

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