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Position Title: Assistant University Extension Educator for Nutrition and Food Safety

Organization: University of Wyoming Extension

City, State: Carbon County/Rawlins, WY

Application Deadline: January 15, 2015

Position Posted: 11/25/2014

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Nature and Purpose
This position provides research-based information in nutrition and food safety education to adult and youth audiences; and, assists Wyoming citizens in making wise nutrition and health decisions and safe food-handling practices.

 

Primary Clientele Served By This Position
Community members, health care providers, nutrition professionals, youth and adult audiences including 4-H youth programs, food service personnel and professionals working in food safety.


Responsibilities of the Position
The individual in this position will serve as a representative of the University of Wyoming (UW) and foster a productive relationship with elected officials and other stakeholders in southeastern Wyoming. Primary duties include but are not limited to: 1) providing educational programming in the nutrition and food safety initiative in a five-county area (Carbon, Albany, Platte, Goshen, Laramie Counties) in collaboration with other area NFS educators; 2) plan and implement applied research activities in collaboration with community partners, UW Extension specialists and other faculty members; 3) provide expertise and leadership for portions of the 4-H and youth program; 4) work as a team member with the entire county staff to provide innovative educational opportunities in all Extension program areas; 5) cooperate with other
agencies and organizations; 6) use available media to educate the public and to publicize programs and activities; and (7) support general County Extension operations. Note: A valid driver's license and serviceable vehicle is a requirement of the position. Also, work involves overnight travel, evening, and weekend work. Assignment includes travel and work in remote areas of southeastern Wyoming.


Qualifications – Required
• A master’s degree from an accredited college or university, or a bachelor’s degree plus registered dietetics certification. One degree must have been awarded in nutrition, food science, dietetics, family and consumer sciences education, or cognate field clearly and specifically related to the Extension function.
• Expertise to develop and provide educational programming in nutrition and food safety
• Ability to plan and implement applied research activities
• Training and/or experience teaching adults and youth.
• Ability to work effectively in a team oriented programming environment.
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing. Evidence of this ability should be documented through application materials and experience.
• Demonstrated ability to work with limited supervision.

 

Application Procedures
• A detailed letter of interest which specifically addresses your qualifications relative to the responsibilities of the position.
• Current resume or curriculum vitae.
• Copies of all college transcripts; official transcripts will be required at the time of hiring.
• Four (4) letters of reference from individuals who can address your professional qualifications.
• A completed University of Wyoming app

 

Contact for Application Information/Send Completed Application Packet To:
Marie Hanson
University of Wyoming Extension
1000 E. University Ave., Dept 3354
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3566
Fax: (307) 766-3998
E-mail: boat@uwyo.edu


For Specific Position Information Contact:
Mary Kay Wardlaw, Associate Director
Phone: (307) 766-5124
E-mail: wardlaw@uwyo.edu

 

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Nutrition

Organization: Weber State University

City, State: Ogden, UT

Application Deadline: Beginning 10/23/2014

Position Posted: 11/11/2014

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The Department of Health Promotion and Human Performance at Weber State University (WSU) invites applications for a 9-month, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, tenure track position to begin August, 2015. The successful candidate for the Assistant Professor position will 1) hold a Ph.D. in nutrition science or a closely related field and 2) be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). ABD and non-RDN applicants will be considered contingent on degree completion prior to the start date.

This faculty member will teach at WSU main campus in Ogden, Utah and at the nearby WSU-Davis campus in Layton, Utah. The faculty member will be responsible for teaching 12 credit hours per semester in lower and upper division nutrition courses including NUTR LS1020 (Science and Application of Human Nutrition), NUTR 1240 (Exploration in Culinary Art and Food Science lecture and laboratory) which is bridged to the campus garden and greenhouse, NUTR 2320 (Food Values, Diet Design and Health), NUTR 3420 (Multicultural Health and Nutrition), and possibly other current or future nutrition courses. The Assistant Professor will also be active in scholarship and service, including managing the Concurrent Enrollment program. Further, responsibilities include; academic advising, curriculum development, collecting and reporting assessment data of learning outcomes, mentoring adjunct faculty and cultural and community involvement in nutrition, food science and food system sustainability.

The successful candidate will work closely with the nutrition program director and other nutrition faculty members including mentoring adjunct faculty members who teach at the Davis campus. The selected candidate will maintain their current Registered Dietitian Nutritionist status through continuing education and be organized, professional, independently motivated, and a team player.

 

Experience/Credentials Needed to Apply:
Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate/ABD in Nutrition or related field (ABD would be required to complete degree prior to start date).
  • Minimum of two semesters experience (full-time or part-time) instructing or co-instructing a foods lab-related course in an institute of higher education.
  • Evidence of membership/involvement with related professional associations; and demonstrated recent research and service.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nutrition teaching experience in an accredited institution of higher education, be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) or RDN eligible, experience developing and teaching foods lab lecture and laboratory, experience growing food in a greenhouse and garden, demonstrate service to an institution of higher education and/or to the nutrition profession as well as team work, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

 

How to Apply:
Complete the online faculty/staff data form at http://jobs.weber.edu and attach a letter of interest (cover letter), curriculum vita, one sample of most recent scholarly work, statement of teaching philosophy, official transcripts, and 3-5 references including phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Review of applications will begin on October 23, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

WSU is committed to excellence in the employment of faculty and staff. The University is an equal employment opportunity employer providing opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or marital status. As an affirmative action employer, we encourage applications from women and minorities. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

 

Criminal background check required as condition of employment.

Starting Date:  August 1, 2015

Web Site:  http://programs.weber.edu/nutrition

 

Employer Information: Weber State University is a comprehensive university founded in 1889. The University provides lifelong learning opportunities for a diverse spectrum of learners on the main campus in Ogden, at a campus in neighboring Davis County, through Internet-based WSU Online, and outreach efforts throughout the Intermountain West. Over 24,000 students are enrolled in associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees in business, education, health professions, technology, and the liberal arts and sciences. The university is located 35 miles north of Salt Lake City on the western slopes of the Wasatch Mountains. The area offers extensive cultural, educational, and year-round outdoor recreation experiences.

 

Additional information about employment, benefits and salaries at WSU is available at http://weber.edu/hr

 

Location:
Weber State University
Health Promotion and Human Performance
1435 Village Drive, Dept 2801
Ogden, UT  84408-2801

 

Contact:
Joan Thompson, PhD, RDN, CD
Search Committee Chair
c/o Human Resources
Weber State University
3850 Dixon Parkway, Dept. 1016
Ogden, UT  84408-1016

 

Position Title: Assistant State Specialist, Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP) Nutritionist - Youth Focus   

Organization: Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences

City, State: Stillwater, OK

Application Deadline: 12/1/2014

Position Posted: 11/4/2014

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The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service invite applications for an 11-month non-tenure track position, funded 40% EFNEP; 60% ONE. This is a full-time position starting January 2015.

 

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in nutritional sciences, pubilc health nutrition or closely related area required. Experience working with federal and/or state-funded programs and experience in continuing education, Cooperative Extension, or other non-formal education activities is highly desirable.  Ph.D. or Registered Dietitian (RD) credential preferred.

 

Major Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain a current and comprehensive knowledge base in human nutrition and foods with a focus on youth. Extend this knowledge base by disseminating scientifically-based nutrition information through qualitative and quantitative needs assessment of program needs and outcomess; developing refereed instructional packages (targeted program curricula for youth and low-income families); providing in-service education for CNEP paraprofessionals, CNEP Area coordinators, and County Extension Educators; assessing the effectiveness of programs and various delivery systems; and presenting papers at professional meetings. Provide positive statewide leadership in Cooperative Extension - Family and Consumer Sciences to plan, create, conduct and evluate food and nutrition lessons and programs in CNEP. Work effecitvely as part of the leadership team for the Hunger and Health Issue Teams. Maintain an updated and approved plan of work. Comply with all appropriate provisions of Federal and State laws, rules and guidelines, as well as OSU and OCES policies, procedures, and guidelines related to Civil Rights,, Affirmative Action and Equal Employment.

 

The position is grant funded. Continuation of this position is dependent upon performance, need and availability of funds.

 

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted online at https://jobs.okstate.edu. Please search for Requisition #11230. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:

1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter (2-page maximum) outlining your interests and qualifications for the position.

3. Contact information for five references: name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.

 

To ensure consideration: Application must be received by December 1, 2014

 

For questions about the position, please email Mrs. Debra Garrard, Search Committee Chair, debra.greene_garrard@okstate.edu or call 405-744-9942. For questions about the application process, email osu-hr@okstate.edu or call 405-744-7401. Position is contingent upon available funding.

 

OSU is an AA/EE/OE-Verify Employer committed to Multicultural Diversity. The OSU/Stillwater campus is tobacco-free.

 

Position Title:Assistant State Specialist, Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP) Nutritionist - Adult Focus   

Organization: Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences

City, State: Stillwater, OK

Application Deadline:12/1/2014

Position Posted: 11/4/2014

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The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service invite applications for an 11-month non-tenure track position, funded 40% EFNEP; 60% ONE. This is a full-time position starting January 2015.

 

Qualifications:

Master's Degree in nutritional sciences, pubilc health nutrition or closely related area required. Experience working with federal and/or state-funded programs and experience in continuing education, Cooperative Extension, or other non-formal education activities is highly desirable.  Ph.D. or Registered Dietitian (RD) credential preferred.  

 

Major Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain a current and comprehensive knowledge base in human nutrition and foods. Determine program development needs by conducting qualitative and quantitative needs assessments of target audiences. Translate and apply research-based nutrition and food information for CNEP paraprofessionals, CNEP Area Coordinators, and County Extension Educators by developing instructional packages (targeted program curricula for adults/low-income families); providing in-service education, assessing the effectiveness of programs and various delivery systems; and presenting outcome findings at professional meetings. This position provides statewide leadership in Cooperative Extension - Family & Consumer Sciences for planning, creating, conducting and evaluating food and nutrition programs in CNEP.

 

This position is grant funded. Continuation of this position is dependent upon performance, need and availability of funds.

 

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted online at https://jobs.okstate.edu. Please search for Requisition #11229. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:

1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter (2-page maximum) outlining your interests and qualifications for the position.

3. Contact information for five references: name, mailing address, email address, and phone number.

 

To ensure consideration: Application must be received by December 1, 2014

 

For questions about the position, please email Mrs. Debra Garrard, Search Committee Chair, debra.greene_garrard@okstate.edu or call 405-744-9942. For questions about the application process, email osu-hr@okstate.edu or call 405-744-7401. Position is contingent upon available funding.

 

OSU is an AA/EE/OE-Verify Employer committed to Multicultural Diversity. The OSU/Stillwater campus is tobacco-free.

 

Position Title: Assistant Professor, Nutrition and Dietetics

Organization: Kent State University

City, State: Kent, Ohio

Application Deadline: Reviewing applications will begin November 30, 2014

Position Posted: 10/31/2014

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Kent State University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Nutrition & Dietetics beginning Fall 2015.

The Nutrition and Dietetics program is within the School of Health Sciences within the College of Education, Health and Human Services.  The Nutrition program houses an accredited undergraduate Didactic Program in Dietetics, a Master of Science program and an accredited combined Dietetic Internship/Master of Science program.  In addition, the School offers the Center of Nutrition Outreach which provides university students and the local community with free dietary and anthropometric assessment as well as general nutrition information, education, and guidance while allowing undergraduate and graduate dietetics students the opportunity to increase their community nutrition and service skills.

Responsibilities of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses in both the DPD and Masters/DI programs, advising undergraduate and graduate students, maintaining an active program of scholarship, directing graduate student research, and service to the campus and community.

 

Experience/Credentials Needed to Apply: Qualifications for the position include:  Doctorate in nutrition or closely related field and potential for scholarly achievement; clinical and/or teaching experience, success with external research funding and RD/RDN is preferred.

 

How to Apply: Screening of applications will begin on November 30, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.  To apply, complete an online application form for position number 989445 at http://jobs.kent.edu, answer any supplemental questions, and copy/paste or upload a vita and letter of application in MS Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF). Also submit official transcripts, evidence of scholarship and three letters of reference to: Angie Ha, PhD, Nutrition Search Committee Chair, School of Health Sciences, Kent State University, 100 Nixson Hall, Kent, OH, 44242-001.  Email: eha@kent.edu

 

Kent State University is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body and workforce.

 

Position Title: Nutrition Education and Research - Assistant Professor

Organization: Wayne State University

City, State: Michigan, United States, 48202

Application Deadline: Reviewing applications will begin December 5, 2014

Position Posted: 10/27/2014

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Tenure-Track Faculty Positions 2015-2016 Academic Year
Nutrition Education and Research Assistant Professor
Division of Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies

 

Essential Functions (Job Duties):   Develop and maintain a productive research program, including external funding.
Supervise the thesis and dissertation research of graduate students. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in school/community/public health, nutrition education, and nutrition program planning and research methodology.
Contribute to college and university service activities.

 

Qualifications: We seek to hire an exceptional scholar in the area Nutrition Education and Research with interest in joining collaborative research teams and developing an independent program of research in nutrition, with a focus on behavioral interventions and nutrition education program planning, implementation, measurement and evaluation in a variety of school and community settings. Applicants must have earned a doctorate by August 2015, show evidence of peer-reviewed publications, have experience or strong interest in teaching and mentoring students, and have a strong commitment to scholarly collaboration with faculty within the school, college and university.

 

Salary and Rank for above: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We expect to make these appointments at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional senior-level candidates with a strong track record of major external funding and peer-reviewed publications.

 

Application Procedures:  Applicants must apply online at: https://jobs.wayne.edu, (search postings under “division”- College of Education).  Applications must include a letter of application; curriculum vita; names, and contact information for at least three references; and 2 to 3 representative publications/papers in press for review.

Inquiries regarding all positions should be directed to: Mr. Joseph White, Chief of Staff, aa6478@wayne.edu

Please note: Applicants who are selected for campus interviews must submit three letters of recommendation.  Proof of degrees awarded is required before the hiring process is completed.

 

The College of Education’s theme “The Effective Urban Educator: Reflective, Innovative and Committed to Diversity,” guides and develops its programs.  The College is characterized by its diversity and commitment to an urban mission and reflects the dynamic characteristics of urban life.  The College of Education currently enrolls about 2,000 undergraduates and more than 2,000 graduate (master’s/education specialist/doctoral) students in approximately 34 different programs. Wayne State University is a premier institution of higher education offering more than 350 undergraduate and graduate academic programs through 12 schools and colleges to more than 32,000 students in Metropolitan Detroit.

 

WSU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

How to Apply:
http://www.Click2Apply.net/vrw3rr4

 

Position Title: Assistant Professor and Nutrition & Health Extension Specialist  

Organization: Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences

City, State: Stillwater, OK

Application Deadline: 12/1/2014

Position Posted: 10/23/2014

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The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service invite applications for an 11-month tenure-track position in Cooperative Extension with a portion of the appointment in the Community Nutrition Education Program. This is a full-time position starting in August 2015.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

An earned doctorate in human nutrition, public health, health promotion or closely related is required. An emphasis in nutrition and health education especially in the context of rural health disparities is preferred. Registered Dietitian and Cooperative Extension Service is desirable. Experience with or evidence of potential to provide statewide leadership in developing, implementing and evaluating Cooperative Extension programs; developing an independent research program; securing external funding; mentoring graduate and undergraduate students is required. Strong oral and written communications skills; and ability to work with state agencies, the academic community, extension professionals and the pubilc is essential. Active membership in appropriate organizations is desired.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oklahoma has some of the highest obesity, type-2 diabetes, and other chronic disease rates in the country. It also has the lowest or near the lowest physical activity, fruit intake and vegetable intake rates. The successful candidate will be expected to provide state-wide leadership in developing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive research-based Cooperative Extension programs that address the state's problems. Research, publication in peer-reviewed outlets and seeking extramural funding will be required. This position is housed in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and coordinates with the Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension, Cooperative Extension State Specialists, Cooperative Extension County Educators and others in the state. The successful candidate will support the work of the Nutrition Impact Team and its partners. Service on committees and to the profession is expected.

 

How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted online at https://jobs.okstate.edu. Please search for Requisition #11177. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:

1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter (3-page maximum) including a statement of community nutrition, health and/or wellness experience; any experience with Cooperative Extension, EFNEP and/or SNAP-Ed; and description of research area with plans for obtaining extramural funding.

3. Contact information for three references: name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number.

 

To ensure consideration: Online application must be received by December 1, 2014

 

For questions about the position, please email Dr. Nancy Betts (Nancy.Betts@okstate.edu) or call 405-744-5040. For questions about the application process, email osu-hr@okstate.edu or call 405-744-7401.

 

 

 

Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Public Health Nutrition

Organization: Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

City, State: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Open until filled - 5/01/2015 start date

Position Posted: 10/9/2014

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The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University is recruiting a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member (12 month appointment) with expertise in the area of public health nutrition, including (but not restricted to) community nutrition, obesity prevention, food and nutrition policy, food security, the food and nutrition environment, food systems, nutrition assessment, nutrition epidemiology, or nutrition-related health promotion.

 

The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a $40 million research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in DC.

 

Primary responsibilities for the position include an active role in public health nutrition research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will devote approximately 50% effort to obtaining, implementing or overseeing funded research, and 50% to teaching, mentoring (students and junior faculty), and educational administration.

 

Qualifications for the position include: 1) an earned doctorate in nutrition, public health, or epidemiology; 2) relevant nutrition-related research experience; 3) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals; 4) evidence of (or potential for) obtaining independent external research funding, and 5) evidence of successful teaching and advising experience.

 

Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with expertise and experience. For the rank of associate or full professor, the candidate must have a demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and obtaining independent research funding, and be a recognized leader in the field of public health nutrition.

 

Please upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. For questions about the position, please contact Kim Robien, PhD, RD at krobien@gwu.edu. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

 

http://www.gwu.jobs:80/postings/24295

 

The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

 


 

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