Texas State University — Senior Lecturer in Nutrition, School of Family & Consumer Sciences

The Nutrition and Foods Program at Texas State University invites applications to fill a 9-month (academic year) Senior Lecturer position with possible summer teaching.

As part of the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, the Nutrition and Foods Program offers a Baccalaureate degree in nutrition and foods (3 tracks, including an accredited Dietetics Program). The program also offers an accredited Dietetic Internship with a concentration in child nutrition that includes graduate level coursework, as well as an MS degree in human nutrition.

Responsibilities include: Teach courses in nutrition, including a diverse array of courses that may include nutrition and health (for non-majors), nutrition science (for majors), nutritional assessment, food science, food systems, nutrition and physiology, sports nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, biochemical nutrition, and career exploration in nutrition and foods. Advise students regarding career trajectories, including graduate school and dietetic internships; and serve on program and School committees in limited capacity.

Required Qualifications: Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate hours in nutrition; Registered Dietitian; and teaching experience at college level in nutrition.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in nutrition or related area; graduate coursework reflects courses to be taught; work experience in nutrition and health related fields. Experience working with diverse populations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered: https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/21761.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by March 18, 2018: a current vita, a letter of intent describing experience and fit with the position, and the email address of three individuals who will provide references.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.