The University of St. Thomas Department of Health & Exercise Science invites applications for a full-time Faculty position in Nutrition. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate nutrition and related courses and assist in developing a new program in nutrition.
Additional assignments include: coordination of departmental student internships; development of community internship partnerships; placement, observation and evaluation of student interns in coordination with stakeholders. This is a non-tenure-track, renewable position.
We seek applicants who are committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and who have interest and experience coordinating internships and community engagement opportunities for students.
We encourage applications from candidates who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. This new faculty member also will provide leadership in developing curricula and experiential learning opportunities, with internships and service-learning throughout the community.QUALIFICATIONS
The qualified candidate must have excellent ability to teach undergraduates. A PhD or equivalent degree preferred; RDs and ABDs will be considered.
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES
To ensure full consideration for the position, all application materials must be received by October 31, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.
Interested applicants should apply online by submitting the following documentation:
- Copy/Pasting a brief cover letter expressing interest, qualifications, experience for the position
- A curriculum vita or resume
- Statement of teaching philosophy and experience, including evidence of teaching effectiveness and brief summary of your approach to inclusion and diversity in the classroom
- Description of experience and understanding of best practices for student internships and community engagement
- Copy of academic transcripts
- Names and contact information for three references