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Adjunct Pool for Nutrition Science

North Central College
Naperville, IL

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Health & Medical, Allied Health
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:


Position Title:

Adjunct Pool for Nutrition Science


School of Education and Health Sciences


Academic Affairs

FLSA Status:


Faculty Status:

Per Course Part-time Faculty

Supervisor Title:

Program Director Nutrition and Wellness


Per Course Part-time Faculty

Tenure Track:


Position Summary:

The Nutrition Program at North Central College invites applications to teach courses as a faculty associate during the 2024-2025 academic year. The successful candidate will teach one or two undergraduate (Nutrition Science, B.S) courses per semester. The role requires someone who can deliver course content, contribute to the creation of assignments and other assessments, evaluate and grade student work, and hold office hours to assist students.
These appointments are on a course-by-course basis. This posting is continuous to develop a qualified pool of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets our programmatic needs at any time, you may be contacted to discuss teaching opportunities. These needs change from semester to semester.For a list of courses offered in this area, please review: Associate (adjunct) positions are hired on one semester, renewable contracts with loads that do not exceed 8 credit hours; one course per semester is the norm. The standard undergraduate course is 4-credit hours (though other course types exist). The position is a non-benefits eligible, fixed-term appointment with no tenure eligibility. The number of courses is contingent upon unit needs, funding, and sufficient enrollment.
Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the teaching discipline or a concentration in the discipline (with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline) at the time of appointment. All degrees must be from an accredited institution. A terminal degree is preferred.
  • Applicants should indicate in their cover letter how their professional work experience and/or teaching experiences qualifies them to teach in one (or more) of the following areas:

o Introductory nutrition conceptso Nutrition and metabolismo Food systems and sustainabilityo Community nutritiono Clinical nutrition and nutrition counselingo Food service management and leadership
Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior higher education teaching experience preferred
  • Experience facilitating student-led classroom discussions
  • Evidence of working with a diverse student population
  • Evidence of effective collaboration skills
  • Experience with technology/course management systems (e.g. Canvas)
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

The review of applications will occur as the School has needs for a particular course
. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. This pool recruitment will be live throughout the academic year, and the School may or may not hire from it, depending on course needs. A background check and official transcripts are required prior to employment.

Employment Conditions:

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of the College’s background screening process.

Number of Vacancies:


EEO Statement:

North Central College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. North Central College provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation, please notify the Office of Human Resource. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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