Texas Tech University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Nutritional Sciences

Application Due: Review of applications will begin on November 16, 2017
Type: Nine month, Tenure-track
Position Availability: September 1, 2018 or negotiable
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

The successful applicant will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, research, and service by serving as a faculty member in our accredited graduate programs that include approximately 84 students in doctoral and master’s degrees and dietetic internship.

Required Qualifications: An earned doctorate, such as DrPH, or PhD, in dietetics, nutrition, public health or related disciplines by September 1, 2018. Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Have a Texas Dietitian License on or before the first day of employment. Demonstrated record of effective teaching. Demonstrated potential (commensurate with current position title) to secure extramural research grants and to engage in externally funded collaborative research projects across the college and university, and with local/regional and national partners including government, corporate, and philanthropic funding agencies. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Ability to interact successfully and work harmoniously with colleagues and students in a diverse community.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years professional experience in the field of dietetics, post credentialing. Demonstrated record of effective teaching at the college level, commensurate with current position title. Demonstrated ability to utilize technology and online delivery methods. Demonstrated ability to securing extramural research funding, commensurate with current position title. Leadership within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or other professional associations. An active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses, face to face and online. Mentor MS and PhD students and assist in recruitment of graduate students. Develop and maintain a high impact scholarly research program in community nutrition or a related area, via publications and external funding. Be able to work in multidisciplinary research teams. Engage in outreach activities and perform service to the department, college, university, and the profession through involvement and leadership in national and or international professional associations.

Full position description can be found at this link: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hs/ns/ under Open Faculty Positions. Please apply online at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/using requisition number 11854BR.
Texas Tech University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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