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Asst/Assoc Professor in Human Nutrition/Dietetics & Food Science

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California State University Northridge
Northridge, California 91330

Job Description and Requirements

Tenure track position available at Assistant/Associate Professor level 2013-2014 in Human Nutrition/Dietetics and Food Science. Qualifications: Candidates must possess an earned PhD in Human Nutrition or closely related discipline. ABD candidates will be considered but must have a doctorate by the time of appointment. Some experience in teaching nutrition, food service and basic food science courses at the college or university level. Must be a Registered Dietitian with an active membership in the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics required. Degree in Family and Consumer Sciences or similar program preferred. Experience in clinical practice, supervisorial roles, research, publications and extramural funding is preferred. Experience in student advisement is desirable. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population. Experience with food service and food science is highly desirable. Strong collaborative and communication skills required. Experience with on-line teaching and instructional technology is highly desirable.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in human nutrition, dietetics, food service and foods. Establish a continuous pattern of scholarly activities and publications, including research, participation in professional activities and possibly securing extramural funding. The successful candidate may be required to teach on weekdays, including evenings and possibly weekends. Participate in university governance. Collaborate in interdisciplinary projects with faculty in Family & Consumer Sciences and community agencies. Work with a diverse group of students. Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate majors. Involve and supervise graduate students in research and masters theses. Participate in curriculum and program development for the department/discipline, and contribute to the Universitys commitment to teacher preparation and general education.


Dr. Terri Lisgor
Application Deadline: Applicants should submit a letter of application including a statement of professional interests, curriculum vita and at least three current letters of recommendation from persons familiar with your work, official university transcripts, and summaries of student evaluations (if available). Screening will begin by December 14, 2012. Position will remain open until filled.
Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to: Dr. Terri Lisagor, Chair, Department of Family & Consumer Sciences, California State University, Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330-8308; 818-677-3051; FAX: 818-677-4778.
818-677-3051 [tel]
818-677-4778 [fax]

[posted Oct 10, 2012]

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