Assistant Professor - Nutrition and Dietetics (Undergraduate Focus)
October 5, 2018
Oneonta, New York
Full Time - Entry Level
Allied Health, Dietitian / Nutritionist
The Department of Human Ecology at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics beginning Fall 2019. The initial appointment will be for two years. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development. Located in the Leatherstocking Region of New York State, SUNY Oneonta is a mid-size, public, liberal arts and sciences college with a pre-professional focus. The College enrolls approximately 6,500 students in a wide variety of bachelor’s degree programs and a number of graduate certificates and degrees. SUNY Oneonta consistently ranks among the top schools nationally, sitting at #13 on the 2018 list of "Top Public Regional Universities" in the North by U.S. News & World Report and #153 in the Northeast on the 2017 Forbes magazine list of "America's Top Colleges." The College received INSIGHT magazine's Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award in 2017 and 2014 and accepted an invitation to join the Colleges of Distinction in 2015. The Foods and Nutrition programs, housed in the Department of Human Ecology, include an accredited undergraduate Dietetics program, an accredited online Dietetic Internship (as part of the M.S. - Nutrition and Dietetics program) and a Food Service and Restaurant Administration program. These programs enroll approximately 200 students with a total of 600 students and a faculty of 29 in the Department. Other majors in the Department include Child and Family Studies, Fashion and Textiles and General Human Ecology. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit www.oneonta.edu or www.oneonta.edu/academics/huec/.
Duties include but not limited to: teaching undergraduate nutrition and dietetic courses; advising and mentoring students enrolled in dietetics; participating in the development and assessment of nutrition and dietetic programs; engaging in scholarly, professional, and college activities.
Required qualifications: Registered Dietitian (RD) credential; doctorate in nutrition or closely related area with significant graduate work in human nutrition (ABD considered, doctorate required at time of first renewal notification).
Preferred: demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate nutrition and dietetic courses; dietetic practitioner experience; interest in teaching Introductory Foods and/or Food Science courses; evidence of scholarship and student advisement; strong written communication and presentation skills; experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
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About SUNY Oneonta
Established in 1889 as a state normal school with the sole mission of training teachers, the SUNY College at Oneonta was a founding member of the State University of New York system in 1948. Today, SUNY Oneonta is a multi-purpose comprehensive public college with programs in the liberal arts, sciences, social sciences, and professional studies. The College is known for outstanding and accessible faculty, a campus community committed to academics and service, developing students into life-long learners, and a beautiful campus that helps nurture connections between the upper Susquehanna Valley of rural central New York and our global society.