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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat
Department: Food Science And Hum Nutrition Anr 10002348
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%),
MS Dietetic Internship Program Coordinator
The Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition at Michigan State University
(MSU) is recruiting a non-tenure-track assistant professor who will be
responsible for the academic coordination of its online Master's Dietetic
Internship (MS-DI) Program. This is a 12-month position. The distribution of
effort is 50% teaching, 45% academic program coordination, and 5% service.
The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate the academic portion
of the combined MS-DI program in addition to teaching and service
responsibilities. The master's degree portion of the MS-DI was developed in
2018 in conjunction with already established dietetic internship and didactic
programs in dietetics at MSU. Annually the program recruits 16 MS-DI students
who complete a minimum of 1000 hours of supervised practice at locations
throughout the state of Michigan and the remaining coursework online. The
duration of the entire program is 16 months.
This individual will be responsible for:
General academic administration of the program in conjunction with the
dietetic internship director, including recruitment, selection, and
advising/mentoring of students.
Coordination of the master's degree capstone experience (non-thesis
option) in collaboration with graduate faculty members in the department.
Supporting the MS-DI director with completing accreditation reports.
Developing and teaching of online courses for the program.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.
PhD, RDN completed prior to start date.
Prior teaching and/or course development at the college-level.
Evidence of strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching and
At least 3 year's work experience in nutrition and dietetics.
A research publication record commensurate with experience.
Experience with online course delivery.
Previous work experience in clinical dietetics and teaching in an ACEND
Required Application Materials
1) cover letter
2) current curriculum vitae
3) academic transcripts
4) statement of research / teaching accomplishments and interests that
highlights their alignment with the position
5) summary of experience that foster diversity and inclusion
6) list of three references with address, e-mail and phone numbers
The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be
vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:
https: // msu.edu/together-we-will/
For more information on this position, please email the search committee chair
Robin Tucker (Tucker98@msu.edu) with "MS-DI program coordinator" in the
Review of Applications Begins On
https: // www. canr.msu.edu/fshn/
As the pioneer Land Grant University, Michigan State University has strong
related programs, and is committed to linking food, water, the environment,
animal health, and human health. Its highly collaborative and productive
faculty provide a very positive environment for professional growth and
program expansion. MSU is a diverse community that provides regional,
national, and international leadership in research, excellence in teaching
with emphasis on international engagement and online programs, and a strong
extension program that partners with diverse stakeholders to bring science-
based responses to social and environmental challenges.
The MSU campus is located in the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital
city of Lansing. The area has a diverse population of approximately 450,000.
Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on
education. The region has numerous music and theatre offerings, with an active
arts community that includes the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts and
the Broad Art Museum.
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to
achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively
encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color,
veterans, and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for
employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or veteran status. The University proactively upholds the
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and provides individual accessibility
plans to students and employees with disabilities. MSU is also proactive in
exploring employment opportunities for dual career families, both inside and
outside the University, and respects all family forms.
Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon
will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the
world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships
to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing
opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than
200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
Advertised: Nov 19, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Nov 18, 2023 Eastern Standard Time