The Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences at North Dakota State University invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of dietetics beginning Fall of 2020. This position will be 40 percent teaching, 40 percent research, 10 percent advising, and 10 percent service. Responsibilities will include supporting NDSU’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, and service.
Successful candidates will teach courses in the accredited undergraduate and graduate Dietetics programs as well as the Master’s and PhD programs in Exercise Science and Nutrition; participate in academic advising; direct graduate theses and dissertations and serve on graduate student committees; establish an independent line of research and publish in scholarly journals; seek and secure external funding to support scholarly activity; be active in professional organizations; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community.
Teaching responsibilities may include but are not restricted to undergraduate and/or graduate courses in clinical nutrition and other areas of dietetics. Other courses may be developed to fit the successful candidate’s expertise.
1. PhD in dietetics, nutrition, or closely related field from an accredited institution. 2. Demonstrated proficiency in college teaching in dietetics courses. 3. Evidence of potential to publish original research. 4. Effective oral and written communication skills. 5. Registered dietitian with CDR, the credentialing agency and organization unit of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). 6. Current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and familiarity with the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics accreditation standards.
1. Refereed publication and teaching experience in nutrition science, physical activity/exercise science and related fields. 2. Experience working in collaborative teams that include both nutrition and physical activity disciplines, such as exercise science. 3. Evidence of successful academic advising both at undergraduate and graduate levels, preferably PhD level. 4. Experience teaching at the graduate level. 5. Experience supervising and encouraging student scholarly presentations, grants and/or publications. 6. Ability to secure external funding to support scholarly research. 7. Membership and involvement in professional organizations. 8. Ability to collaborate and complement current research in the department, college, and NDSU. 9. Demonstrated understanding and commitment in promoting diversity. 10. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a group of diverse colleagues and students.
Additional Salary Information: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Internal Number: 1901092
About NDSU HNES
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track, Dietetics, in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences, College of Human Sciences and Education, North Dakota State University
NDSU is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic assistant professor in dietetics and nutrition to complement our nutrition and exercise science faculty.
NDSU dietetics and graduate programs have long-term relationships with multiple community healthcare, sports complex, and other organizations. Our successful dietetic programs which currently hold a 97% pass rate on the Registration Exam for Dietitians began transitioning to an accelerated MS program in the Fall of 2018. The Accelerated BS/MS option is intended to provide comprehensive education and clinical experiences to enable students to develop competencies needed to function as successful entry-level general practitioners in the profession of dietetics and nutrition. Students will be able to complete the program in 5 years, as opposed to 6 or 7 years.
Consistent with our university’s history of providing high quality undergraduate education, we will continue to offer a DPD in addition to the accelerated MS.
NDSU is suppor...tive of professional development for teaching and research and offers start-up, moving and other benefits to enable successful careers for both new and transitioning academics. The Nutrition & Dietetics department has strong longstanding relationships with its local and regional community partners. Position Details: The Assistant Professor will carry out annual activities in teaching, research and service. The Assistant Professor is expected to work collaboratively with department faculty to achieve the mission of the department through impactful research, effective teaching and advising and valuable service endeavors
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Location: Fargo, North Dakota
Screening begins October 1, 2019; will remain open until filled.
The starting date for this full-time, 9-month position is August 16, 2020.
North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.