Instructor of Nutrition

Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job description

A teaching load of 5 course sections (15 credit hours) per semester is expected. Teaching may involve traditional, online, hybrid, and laboratory formats. Courses may include NUTR 2202 (Nutrition), NUTR 2302/2303(Intro to Foods/Intro to Foods lab), HMSE 2000 (Health/Sport Science Terminology), and others. In addition to teaching, responsibilities will include mentoring undergraduate students and providing service to the School, University, and profession.

Minimum Position Qualifications

A minimum of an earned Master’s degree in the area of nutrition and dietetics or a related field of study is required. Registration with the Commission of Dietetic Registration is required, as is State of Tennessee Licensure. A minimum of two years of dietetics work experience is required. College level teaching experience is required. Effective oral and written communication skills are required. Active involvement in the dietetics profession is desired. Candidate must meet eligibility requirements to begin and continue working in the United States at the time of appointment.

How to apply

The review of completed applications will begin May 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The School welcomes a diverse set of applicants. Only applications submitted electronically at (Full Time Faculty Positions tab) will be considered. Applicants are required to upload (1) a cover letter describing their qualifications related to teaching, (2) curriculum vitae, and (3) letters of reference from three colleagues that can speak directly to the applicant’s professional experiences as related to this position. Applicants should receive a confirmation number when all application materials are received. For questions about this position please contact Robin Roach, EdD, Search Committee Chair, at

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