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Position Title: Open Rank - Nutrition and Dietetics, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Organization: Ball State University

City, State: Muncie, Indiana

Application Deadline: Immediately

Position Posted: 12/15/2014

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Two tenure-track faculty positions available August 21, 2015.

Responsibilities:  develop courses and teach graduate and undergraduate course in one or more of the following areas of nutrition and dietetics—bariatric nutrition, nutrition biochemistry, medical nutrition therapy, or community nutrition; direct master’s theses and projects; advise students; scholarship; service (normal teaching load is nine semester hours or equivalent per academic semester).

Minimum qualifications:  Assistant Professor—Ph.D. in nutrition or closely related field by date of appointment and some teaching experience; Associate/Full Professor—Ph.D. in nutrition or closely related field with at least five years of related teaching experience in lower rank; Any rank should have at least one advanced degree in human nutrition; relevant professional experience in nutrition and dietetics; evidence of potential or established focused scholarly research agenda; evidence of potential to mentor or have mentored graduate students; effective oral and written communication skills; ability to work cooperatively and interact effectively with faculty and staff to contribute to the strategic plan for the department, college, and university.

Preferred qualifications:  Registered Dietitian designation; successful involvement with professional organization in the discipline.  

 

How to Apply

Send letter of application, resume, names and contact information for three references, and official transcripts to: 

Dr. Jay Kandiah, Chair, Nutrition and Dietetics Search Committee, Ball State University, Muncie, IN  47306 
or to jkandiah@bsu.edu as electronic submission is encouraged (Tel:  765-285-5955; fax:  765-2851071) 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. 

 

Position Title: SNAP-Ed Extension Grant Coordinator

Organization: Washington State University Extension

City, State: Puyallup, Washington

Application Deadline: December 14, 2014

Position Posted: 12/08/2014

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The SNAP-Ed Extension Grant Coordinator provides coordination and communication about the SNAP-Ed grant regarding compliance of SNAP-Ed projects with the USDA-Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) Guidance for the following areas: resource management, audience eligibility, program activities, implementation of public health approaches; and allowable expenditures. The position is also responsible for grant preparation, compliance, and submission; and internal management reviews of county projects as federally required SNAP-Ed quality assurance. The position coordinates and collaborates with the SNAP-Ed Professional Development Coordinator in the training of the statewide SNAP-Ed team on grant requirements and grant preparation and submission.
https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/15443

 

Experience/Credentials Needed to Apply:
A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant extension program discipline and two (2) years of related program experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and minimum of three (3) years of relevant
direct work   experience in a project management or grant management capacity related to health
education.

Relevant education or discipline includes nutrition or health education, public health,
social sciences, family and consumer sciences, physical activity, food policy, human nutrition.

 

How to Apply:

Apply online at https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/15443 .  Include resume and cover letter addressing position qualifications.

 

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.


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