The Nutritional Sciences Program within the School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of Washington invites applications for one full-time position at the rank of lecturer or senior lecturer (non-tenure track, 12-month renewable appointment) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The successful applicant will be appointed to the faculty in the Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and the rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
This position 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 candidate will teach in the areas of health, nutrition, and physical activity, with a focus in nutritional biochemistry and metabolism and/or evidence-based approaches to acute and chronic disease prevention and treatment.This position will be responsible for independently teaching a portfolio of courses which may range from introductory level nutrition at the undergraduate level to graduate level courses such as nutrition in acute care or nutrition education for dietetics students and/or advanced nutrition for pharmacy and other health sciences students.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in undergraduate and graduate instruction, curriculum development, and to incorporate student and peer feedback to continuously improve teaching. The Program encourages faculty to engage in evidence-based, innovative educational methodologies in nutrition and dietetics, including active learning and inter-professional education. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in leadership in the field of nutrition and dietetics and foster collaboration with academic and community partners.
The UW Nutritional Sciences Program is an interdisciplinary academic program in the School of Public Health. At the undergraduate level, the Program offers a Nutrition minor and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health. The Program's graduate offerings include MPH, MS, and PhD degree programs and a graduate coordinated training program in dietetics.
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.
The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity, equity and inclusion as essential to our mission, and we welcome applications from faculty who have demonstrated research, training and service experience in this area. For more information, please see the following website: http://sph.washington.edu/diversity/.
Degree in nutrition or related field. A Master's Degree or foreign equivalent 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
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