Clinical Instructor/ASTP of Nutrition and Food Science #56700 – Statesboro, GA

Georgia Southern University, a member institution of the University System of Georgia, invites
nominations and applications for the position of Clinical Instructor/Assistant Professor of Nutrition and
Food Science in the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human

Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department, the successful candidate will teach
undergraduate courses in food science, meal management, normal and therapeutic nutrition and may
teach graduate courses in sports nutrition. In addition, the successful candidate will provide academic
advisement to undergraduate and graduate students; promote and sustain interdisciplinary dialogue
and service; hold membership in professional associations/organizations; and serve on committees
and participate in official activities at the departmental, college, and university levels. At the Assistant
Professor level, the successful candidate will also conduct research and mentor undergraduate and
graduate students in the areas of nutrition, food science, and dietetics; secure external grants and
contracts to support research and training programs; and promote and sustain interdisciplinary
research. The position is a nine month appointment with possibilities for summer teaching. The salary
is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
• Master’s degree in Nutrition, Food Science, Dietetics or closely related area by August 1, 2010,
for Clinical Instructor position (Non-tenure Track)
• Earned doctorate in Nutrition, Food Science, Dietetics or closely related area by August 1,
2010, for Assistant Professor position (Tenure Track)
• Commitment to excellence in teaching and learning as evidenced by a presentation during the
campus visit with students present
• Promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher-scholar model (Assistant
Professor level)
• Commitment to teaching, scholarship, and service that is consistent with the College’s
priorities for the Department and the mission of the University
• Ability to contribute to a positive work environment in the Department, College, and University
• Technological literacy and a commitment to integrate technology in teaching and scholarship
• Commitment to professional service within the University and beyond
Preferred Qualifications:
• Registered Dietitian or registry eligible
• Minimum of one year of college/university teaching experience in Nutrition and Food Science
• Interest in and experience with writing and/or administrating a CADE-Accredited Dietetic
• Interest in working in diverse academic and professional communities

Screening of applications begins March 1, 2010, and continues until the position is filled. The position
starting date is August 1, 2010. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the
qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and
email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested.
Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse
academic and professional communities. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Barry Joyner, Chair, Search #56700
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8076
Statesboro GA 30460-8076
Electronic mail:
Telephone: (912) 478-0200

More information about the institution is available through or Georgia
Southern University seeks individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and
professional service within the University and beyond. Finalists will be required to submit to a
background investigation. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative
information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia
Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need
reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the
Associate Provost.

To apply: Please send application materials by postal mail

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Georgia Southern University, a member institution of the University System of Georgia, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Education. Georgia Southern University is classified as a Doctoral/Research University. Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Georgia Southern offers more than 100 academic majors in a comprehensive array of baccalaureate degrees and selected master's and doctoral programs. The University has earned a reputation for providing all of the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a much smaller college. In addition, the University has earned national accreditation in 59 program areas from 21 accrediting bodies. Academic programs are organized in eight colleges: Business Administration, Education, Health and Human Sciences, Information Technology, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, the Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology, and the Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.

A residential university with a fall 2009 enrollment of 18,000 students, Georgia Southern is one of Georgia's premier universities. One of the top choices in Georgia for new freshmen, including HOPE Scholars, Georgia Southern enrolls an increasingly selective student body representing the United States and more than 86 nations. The University continues to enhance its academic profile through higher admission standards, an expanded Honors Program, and scholarships for academically talented students.

Georgia Southern University is committed to advancing the State of Georgia and the region through the benefits of higher education, offering both campus-based and a number of online degree programs. The University fosters access to its educational programs, provides a comprehensive and fulfilling university experience, and enhances quality of life in the region through collaborative relationships supporting education, health care and human services, cultural experiences, scientific and technological advancement, athletics, and regional development.

Georgia Southern's strategic plan includes advancing the University to the top tier of national rankings in its class. The nearly 700 acre park-like campus continues an era of capital construction that has opened new facilities for colleges and academic programs, student recreation and development, university housing, athletics, and public service. The learning environment is enhanced by a museum of cultural and natural history, a botanical garden, a unique wildlife education and raptor center, a performing arts center, the Center for Art and Theatre, and a continuing education and conference center. The University's Division I athletic teams compete in the Southern Conference.

The campus is located in Statesboro, a classic Main Street community near historic Savannah and Hilton Head Island.


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