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Assistant Professor (Human Nutrition and Food)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above. Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed. To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.

Position Details

Classification Information

FLSA Exempt
Min Salary or Wage N/A
Mid Salary or Wage N/A
Required Education

Earned doctorate in Nutrition, Food Science or related disciplines from an ACEND accredited program

Required Experience

Registered Dietitian. Must be eligible for licensure in Texas. Candidate must be familiar with the expectations of accreditation and participation in an accreditation process

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Proficiency in written and oral communication skills for diverse audiences. Demonstrated ability for effective teaching and scholarship. Potential for obtaining external funding. Demonstrated support of professional organizations in the discipline.

Required Certification(s)/Licensure(s)

N/A

Department Information

Department Name Agriculture, Nutritution & Human Ecology
Department Location 805 A.G. Cleaver Street

Position Information

Posting Title Assistant Professor (Human Nutrition and Food)
Tenure-Status Tenure-Track
Preferred Education

Doctorate degree in Nutritional Sciences, Food, Food Systems, Dietetics or related field.

Preferred Experience Requirements

Demonstrate commitment to high quality classroom instruction, excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated experience in overall areas of Dietetics, Foods, and Nutrition; a track record of professional development and service to the profession, research experience, and a demonstrated commitment to serve students as evidenced by effective advising, and sponsoring student organizations. Candidates seeking position as Associate Professor must have credentials that warrant an appointment to that rank.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Adequate knowledge and experience in foodservice management and medical nutrition therapy; evidence of excellence in teaching and student support; demonstrated ability to work successfully with diverse students, faculty, staff, and external partners.

Preferred Licenses/Certifications

Registered Dietitian (RD). Must be credentialed a minimum of 3 years.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00138JP
Posting Summary

This position is responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in Human Nutrition and Food. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, coordinating undergraduate Human Nutrition and Food program, and establishing an applied or translational research agenda with external funding support and publication in refereed journals, advising students, providing quality research opportunities that support the college mission; writing grant proposal to assist with the funding needs of the College; serving as a liaison between DPD program and ACEND; reviewing DPD program curriculum to meet and maintain ACEND accreditation standards; maintaining DPD student records, including students plans and issuance of verification statements.

Posting Type OPEN TO ALL APPLICANTS
Number of Vacancies
Open Date 04/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

All required documents listed below are required to be attached to your application prior to the Close Date indicated above.

Please contact the Office of Human Resources on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process. No further applicant documents will be accepted once the job posting has closed.

To be considered, even if you are a current or former employee, or current or former student of PVAMU, all required documents must be attached at the time your online application is submitted.

Special Requirements

Faculty (including non-tenure positions) – The appointment date for this position will be for September 1, 2017 or after.

Background Check Required Yes
Advertising Summary

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Chronicles for Higher Education, and HERC

Posting Text Approved by Research Compliance

N/A

Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently have an earned doctorate in Nutrition, Food Science or related disciplines from an ACEND accredited program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently a Registered Dietician?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you eligible for licensure in Texas?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  5. * Please indicate the media/advertising location where you heard about this employment opportunity.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. References List