Instructors of Nutrition and Health Science

Ball State University
December 16, 2023
Offerd Salary:$3,000 to $4,500
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Position Title Instructors of Nutrition and Health Science

About this Opportunity

The Department of Nutrition and Health Science has an ongoing need for the part-time semester Nutrition and/or Health Science/Public Health instructors.

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    Appointment Type Other Length of Appointment PT Semester Description

    The Department of Nutrition and Health Science invites applications for part- time faculty semester appointments to teach classes in public health areas including health education and promotion, research methods, or nutrition/dietetics; face-to-face on the Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana OR online.

    Original official transcripts and licensure/credentials in respective field of expertise are required at time of hire.

    The applicant pool will be considered for up to one year from the posting date.

    Payment ranges from $3,000 to $4,500 per course.

    Minimum Qualifications

    For public health classes in Health Education and Promotion program:

  • Master's degree or higher in health education and promotion or closely related public health field from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 1 year of successful on-campus university teaching experience or related work experience
  • For research methods courses, professional experience in research is required, such as work for a research study in a funded research grant
  • For public health classes in Nutrition/Dietetics:

  • Master's degree or higher in nutrition or closely related field from an accredited institution
  • Prior teaching or GA experience
  • For research methods courses, professional experience in research is also required, such as work for a research study in a funded research grant
  • For medical nutrition therapy courses, RDN required
  • Authorization to work in the US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. Preferred Qualifications

    Additional years of successful college or university teaching experience and/or work experience, including research experiences. For public health classes in Health Education and Promotion: CHES or MCHES strongly preferred.

    Required Certifications/Licensures Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification. Position Title(s) Supervised


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    Department Nutrition & Health Science:900060 College/Department Information Department Email or Phone Number 765-285-5961

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number 202301077F

    Number of Vacancies Multiple Desired Start Date 08/18/2023 Position End Date 12/16/2023 Posting Date 04/14/2023 Applications Accepted Through Date 11/10/2023 Open Until Filled No Consideration Date: to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by the date indicated here. (Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.) Information regarding transcripts The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted. Special Instructions Summary

    Inclusive Excellence Statement (optional)

    You may provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement.

    Information for Applications Requiring a Cover Letter Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

    Alyce Fly [email protected] 5-1502

    Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Optional Documents

  • Undergraduate Transcripts
  • Master's Transcripts
  • Doctorate Transcripts
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Licenses/Certifications
  • Inclusive Excellence Statement
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