Last review date: May 6th, 2016 Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 10th, 2017 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology (NST) at the University of California, Berkeley invites full and part-time applications for temporary instructors to teach in NST should an opening arise. Possible courses for instruction include Medical Nutrition Therapy, Food Science, Foodservice Management, Community Nutrition, Human Food Practices, Food and Culture, Introduction to Food and others. Courses may include lectures or laboratories, or both. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from semester to semester, depending on the needs of the department. Positions may range from teaching 1 to 10 units.
Position may be responsible for supervising teaching assistants for a large introductory nutrition course, act as a DPD student advisor, and assist with DPD program management as needed. DPD courses include Medical Nutrition Therapy, Food Science, Foodservice Management, Community Nutrition and Human Food Practices/Food and Culture. A successful applicant need not be proficient in the subject matter of all these courses, but should be proficient in more than one topic.
Basic Qualifications (by date of application): Three years of professional experience in dietetics practice by date of application.
Additional Qualifications (by date of hire): Applicants should have a minimum of a Master's degree in dietetics, nutrition, foodservice, public health or a related field
Preferred Qualifications: Five or more years of experience is preferred. Preference will be given to RD applicants with demonstrated ability to teach professional courses in the DPD curriculum and those with leadership experience and demonstrated commitment to the profession of dietetics; salary commensurate with experience.
The department is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. UC Berkeley has an excellent benefits package as well as a number of policies and programs to support employees as they balance work and family.
To apply, please go to the following link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00909 Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching: a description of courses taught and/or of expertise that would provide the basis for lecturing in food and nutrition courses, at least three references, and an optional statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
The posting will remain open until March 10, 2017 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall semester are usually reviewed in June, and for spring semester in November (if applicable). The pool will close on March 10, 2017 if you would like to remain in the pool after that time you will need to submit a new application.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
Statement of Teaching - Description of courses taught and/or of expertise that would provide the basis for lecturing in food and nutrition courses
Cover Letter (Optional)
Statement of Research (Optional)
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (Optional)
3-5 references required (contact information only)
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