Ranked Faculty/ Program Director- Nutrition and Exercise Science
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- Employment Status
- Full Time
The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences invites applicants for program director of nutrition sciences and dietetics position beginning August 15, 2019. This is a tenure track position and rank is open. Salary commensurate with experience.
The Nutrition Science and Dietetics program at St. Catherine University is committed to the development of effective, ethical leaders. Through study, practice and life experience, individuals have opportunities to enrich the knowledge, refine the skills and clarify the attitudes essential for responsible action.
Responsibilities: Teaching load may include, but is not limited to, teaching within the undergraduate nutrition program (includes various majors: nutrition science, nutrition/exercise science, dietetics, etc), advising undergraduate nutrition science, nutrition/exercise science, and dietetics majors, participating in appropriate committees and campus service positions, guiding internship experiences, and conducting scholarship related activities. Program director responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, development and oversight of program policies, budget, and professionalism among students. An inter-professional approach to research, teaching, and education is strongly desired, as is a willingness to engage in innovative curricular and pedagogical strategies such as undergraduate collaborative research.
Requirements: Earned doctorate in nutrition or related discipline and scholarship interests that expand the breadth of research already present in the department. Minimum of three years of demonstrated successful teaching at the university level required, five years preferred. Progressive and holistic approach to nutrition preferred. Registered as a dietitian. Evidence of engagement in, and dedication to, conducting and publishing research and presenting at professional meetings also required.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.
St. Catherine University
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