Instructor/Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky

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Job Description:

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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)


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.

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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.
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