The Department of Nutrition and Food Science at Cal Poly Pomona invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor, appointment effective Fall 2024. We have a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and to educational experiences that leverage the diverse perspectives and experiences needed to succeed and thrive in a diverse society.
Duties and responsibilities: Teaching: The new faculty member will be expected to teach and develop a selection of undergraduate and graduate level courses within the Didactic Program in Dietetics, Nutrition Science, and Nutrition and Health curriculums; Research/Scholarship: The new faculty member will be expected to produce and develop a record of research/scholarly activities, including securing internal and external funding, publications and other contributions, commensurate with their area of expertise; and Service: The new faculty member will be expected to participate in committee service to the Department, College and University.
An earned doctorate in Dietetics/Nutrition Education, Nutrition Biochemistry/Metabolism, Nutrition Research/Nutrition Science, Sustainable Food Systems, Public Health or a closely related field from an accredited university. Proof of degree completion by the start date of the position is required.
A current Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential
A commitment and a record of contributions to student success through applicant’s teaching, scholarship, or service. This will be described in the Student Success Statement, which must address at least two of the inclusive excellence criteria listed on job announcement.
Evidence of expertise in one or more of the following: Brain-Gut Connection, Eating Disorders, Plant-Based Diet and Health, Integrated and Functional Nutrition and Health, Gut Microbiome, Entrepreneurship, Nutrition and Mental Health
University-level teaching experience
Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence
Dietetics Practice experience
Proficiency in Spanish
Experience supervising undergraduate and graduate research
Active involvement in professional societies related to Nutrition and Dietetics
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science. Cal Poly Pomona is one of three polytechnic universities in the 23-campus California State University system and among 12 such institutions nationwide. Since its founding in 1938, Cal Poly Pomona students participate in an integrative experiential learning education that is inclusive, relevant, and values diverse perspectives and experiences. With a variety of degree programs in the arts, humanities, sciences, engineering, and professional disciplines, the university is well known for its learn-by-doing approach and Teacher Scholar Model.
The university is noted for its scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, which was once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg. We acknowledge that Cal Poly Pomona resides on the territorial and homelands of the Tongva and Tataavium people who are the traditional land caretakers of Tovaangar. The university’s nearly 30,000 students are taught and mentored by the campus’s more than 1,400 faculty as part of 54 baccalaureate and 29 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate p...rograms, and a doctorate in educational leadership.
Highly regarded among its peer institutions, Cal Poly Pomona is No. 3 in the U.S. News and World Report rankings of top public regional universities in the west and was named the No. 28 best value college in the nation by Money Magazine. Cal Poly Pomona, a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, stands as a national leader in promoting social mobility, and was placed among the 25 top institutions in the country in awarding bachelor’s degrees to minoritized students by Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
The Cal Poly Pomona campus is located less than 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles at the intersection of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. It is within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains and deserts. For additional information about the university, please visit www.cpp.edu, and for more about faculty life, please see YourLife@CPP.