Teach and advise students in human nutrition courses and human nutrition
First Consideration Date for Applicants: 01/31/2022
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Teach and advise undergraduate students majoring in Human Nutrition.
Courses may include: Food Science with lab, Food Preparation with lab, Infant
and Child Nutrition, Scientific Foundations of Human Nutrition, Sports
Nutrition, and Intuitive Eating vs Disordered Eating with a willingness to
adjust classes with possible future program development.
2. Primary emphasis is on teaching. However, scholarly activity, professional
commitment, and service to the university are expected and required for
3. Collaborate with colleagues to evaluate and accommodate changes and
improvements within the department, college, and university.
4. Initiate and carry out appropriate scholarly work in human nutrition,
including mentoring undergraduate research students.
5. Participate in department and campus community committees as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements:
1. PhD preferred in human nutrition/dietetics or closely related field from
an accredited university. Non-tenure track position.
2. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist required.
3. Experience teaching at the university level is preferred.
4. Workload expectation (80% teaching, 20% service and scholarship).
5. Ability to work as a mentor in undergraduate research.
6. Ability to incorporate technology into teaching.
7. Ability to incorporate experiential education into teaching.
8. Demonstrated communication, interpersonal skills and a team player.
9. Involvement with professional organizations. Desire and ability to
maintain currency in the field.
In accordance with Utah State Code 53A-3-410, appointment to this position is
contingent upon the successful passing of a background check.
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letters of Recommendation (3)
Contact information for at least 3 Professional References
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