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.
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.
Internal Number: 39986
About Missouri State University
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
Missouri State is a selective admission, comprehensive university system with a statewide mission in Public Affairs. With 20,000 students, 150 undergraduate and 100 graduate programs, many of which are the state’s strongest and largest of their kind, Missouri’s second largest university offers support for diversity and international elements, and collaborative community leadership. Springfield, with a population of more than 400,000 in the metropolitan area, is the gateway city to the beautiful Ozarks and is noted for excellent schools and health care, vibrant downtown arts and entertainment scene, temperate climate, and many outdoor recreational opportunities.
BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT
The Biomedical Sciences Department is one of eleven academic units in the College of Health and Human Services and has a human-focused emphasis in the cellular and molecular biosciences. The department offers undergraduate degree programs in cell & molecular biology, dietetics, clinical laboratory sciences (medical technology), and M.S. programs in cell & molecular biology, and a clinical doctorate in nurse anesthesia practice. Minors are offered in biomedical sci...ences, nutrition, molecular biology, and exercise biology. The department also offers coursework that supports the programs in physical therapy, physician assistant studies, sports medicine and athletic training, and nursing. For additional information about the department, see the department’s web site at: http://www.missouristate.edu/bms/.