Overview

The Department of Applied Health Sciences at Indiana State University (ISU) is seeking to fill a ten-month tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Food and Nutrition program beginning August 2018. ISU’s Department of Applied Health Sciences offers an undergraduate and graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics, and an undergraduate program in Food Service Management.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must possess a doctorate in Nutrition or closely related discipline with teaching experience. Candidates working on their doctoral degree will be considered if the degree is to be granted within one year of appointment. Registered Dietitian (RD) strongly preferred; RD-eligible need to have the RD credential within one year of appointment. College teaching, practitioner experience, and research/scholarly activity preferred. The candidate will be expected to have or be able to develop programmatic research as well as externally funded research. The candidate must be able to work collaboratively with a diverse faculty and student body.

Required Education: Interested candidates must possess a doctorate in Nutrition or closely related discipline with teaching experience. Candidates working on their doctoral degree will be considered if the degree is to be granted within one year of appointment.

Preferred Education: Graduate of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited dietetics program.

Preferred Experience: College teaching, practitioner experience, and research/scholarly activity preferred.
Preferred Certification/Licensing: Registered Dietitian (RD) strongly preferred. RD-eligible need to have the RD credential within one year of appointment.

Duties: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in multiple areas of food and nutrition; from basic to advanced nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, basic foods, and food science/chemistry classes and labs, as well as food service and food service management.
Responsibilities will also include advising undergraduate and graduate students; participation in program development, student recruitment; and supervision of student practitioners. Faculty are also expected to engage in professional and scholarly activities; participate in professional, departmental, college, and university activities; and involvement in college, university, community, and student organization service.

To apply: Applicants should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, doctoral transcript, and contact information for three professional references. Screening begins immediately and will continue until a candidate is selected. Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.indstate.edu. To receive optimum consideration, application materials should be received by January 8, 2018.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Mark McInerney
Chair, Search Committee
Department of Applied Health Sciences Arena B-83
401 N 4th St., Terre Haute, IN 47809
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3295
Mark.McInerney@indstate.edu

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and conducts its recruitment and hiring based solely upon job-related qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or citizenship status. 

About Indiana State University

In 2013 and 2014, Indiana State University was ranked #1 nationally for community engagement by the Washington Monthly College Guide. ISU is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Terre Haute received the 2010 “Indiana Community of the Year” award from the state’s Chamber of Commerce. Our city has a new college summer league baseball team and Children’s Museum. An expanding farmers’ market offers a great selection of local and organic produce. We are a regional hub for commerce, arts and cultural events, and specialized services such as medical care. Five higher education institutions are located in our community. There is a historic and charming downtown on the campus’ doorstep. The small-town feel and affordability of Terre Haute as well as its central location contributes to the quality of life you will experience here.