The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
The position is a 9-month, tenure-track faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Sciences Department. Responsibilities include teaching lecture and laboratory based courses in nutrition and dietetics, mentoring research, advisement of students, continuing/developing an active research program, and maintaining ACEND accreditation. Engage in scholarly activity and in the university mission of public affairs by incorporating cultural competence, ethical leadership, and community engagement into courses; may perform other duties as assigned. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Earned doctorate (PhD, EdD), ABD, or doctorate in progress from a U.S. regionally accredited institution, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential and Missouri license eligible. Demonstrate knowledge in human nutrition, dietetics, nutrition education and counseling, research methods, and nutrition informatics. Experience teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, graduate level curriculum development, and ACEND accreditation. Experience as a RDN in a clinical setting. Ability to integrate technology into the teaching and learning process, potential for research productivity; team-oriented with effective verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin July 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Official transcripts required at time of hire.
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