Assistant Professor/Food and Nutritional Sciences (tenure-track)

by Delaware State University Job Feed on November 11, 2013

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Delaware State University Vacancy Announcement - Assistant Professor - Food and Nutritional Sciences (tenure-track) Department of Human Ecology College of Agriculture and Related Sciences Apply online at www.desu.edu Applications will be accepted until the position is filled   Department of Human Ecology at Delaware State University is seeking for a candidate with Doctoral degree in nutritional sciences and Registered Dietitian credential for a 12-month Tenure Track appointment. A successful candidate is expected to teach and mentor undergraduate dietetics and nutrition students, serve as the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD), and develop an independent research program that focuses on the role of nutrition/dietary factors in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and/or cancer. The successful candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and have the ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.  The candidate will be expected to establish collaborations with healthcare facilities that will enable students acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies to become a dietitian. Responsibilities also involve overseeing the development and implementation of a Coordinated Program in Dietetics. The successful candidate will also assist in program development and evaluation, student advising and recruitment and engage in other departmental and university activities. Willingness to seek Delaware Licensure is a plus. Qualification:  Candidates must have earned Doctorate in Human Nutrition and possess current Registered Dietitian certification. Ability to attract external funds to support teaching and research is required. Application due date:  Application must be received by March 31, 2014 Starting date:  Fall semester 2014 Applicants must apply online for full consideration.  Send a letter of application, statement of research and teaching philosophy, CV, official transcripts from all universities attended, and three letters of reference to: Mrs. Lisa Hopkins Dean’s Office College of Agriculture and Related Sciences 1200 North DuPont HWY, Dover, DE 19904 Phone : 302-857-6465/302-857-6400 Email:  lhopkins@desu.edu

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