The Nutritional Sciences Program within the School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of Washington invites applications for two full-time positions at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer (non-tenure track, 12-month renewable appointment) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2016. The successful applicant(s) will be appointed to the faculty in one of the School of Public Health departments, Epidemiology or Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences.
The positions will have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, and active participation in service to the Program, appointing Department, and community. The successful candidates will be expected to teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses, participate in curriculum planning and revisions, and lead the development of new undergraduate courses.
Candidates should bring teaching expertise in the areas of health, nutrition, and prevention of non-communicable disease with a special focus in one or more of the following areas: clinical dietetics, culinary nutrition science, the food environment, nutrition education, and program management. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to educational innovation and leadership in the field of food, nutrition, and dietetics including experience with active learning methodologies, inter-professional education, and successful collaboration with academic and community partners within and outside of the university.
The UW Nutritional Sciences Program (http://depts.washington.edu/nutr/) is an interdisciplinary academic program and includes MPH, MS, and PhD degree programs, a Coordinated Graduate Training Program in Dietetics, and an Undergraduate Minor. As an interdisciplinary program within the UW School of Public Health, the Program offers broad opportunities for collaboration including the School’s five departments and Public Health Major, other UW schools and colleges, university-affiliated and regional hospitals, UW Housing and Food Services, and other campus and community partners.
• Degree in nutrition or related field. A Master’s Degree is a minimum requirement.
• Evidence of teaching competency at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential is required.
Applications should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and include a letter addressing the candidate’s experience, scholarly and pedagogical qualifications, a Curriculum Vitae, and a summary of teaching evaluations. Applications received by March 21, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Any questions regarding the position or application can be sent to the search committee care of the above email address.
For more information about the Nutritional Sciences Program visit http://depts.washington.edu/nutr/.
The Nutritional Sciences Program, Departments of Epidemiology and Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, and the UW School of Public Health are committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission; and we welcome applications from faculty who have demonstrated teaching interests in health disparities, social determinants of health, and cultural and socioeconomic diversity. For more information, please see the following website: http://www.washington.edu/diversity. The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.