St.  Catherine University

Ranked Faculty/ Program Director- Nutrition and Exercise Science

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Oct 25, 2018
Nov 23, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

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.

Position Qualifications

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.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary To apply: : Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That website link is: . Position number is: 20180028 FAC. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter of interest, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of graduate transcripts showing completion of doctoral degree and contact information for 3 professional references. Official transcripts, a background check and education verification will be required for hire. For more information, contact Dr. Mark Blegen, Dean of Health Sciences, at Review of applications begins immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

St. Catherine University
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