Assistant or Associate Professor: Nutrition and Dietetics (Graduate Program)

University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MD
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January 25, 2023
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD
Position Information



Position Title Assistant or Associate Professor: Nutrition and Dietetics (Graduate Program)

Job Type Faculty

Position Information

The School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences invites resumes for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position in Nutrition and Dietetics graduate program. The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Department: The Department offers a bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology with concentrations in the following areas: Child Development (online and in-person), Family and Consumer Sciences / Education, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Fashion Merchandising. In fall 2023, the Department will be implementing a BS in Fashion Merchandising and an MS in Human Ecology with tracks in the following areas: Child Development (online and in-person), Family and Consumer Sciences / Education, Nutrition, Dietetics, and Fashion Merchandising. The main department is currently located in the Richard A. Henson Center. The Child & Family Development Center, a lab school that supports the Child Development undergraduate program, provides daycare for children ages six weeks through school age.



Location: The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is an 1890 Land-Grant Institution in the University System of Maryland. The campus is located in the town of Princess Anne, 13 miles south of Salisbury. The University is accessible to major metropolitan areas of Baltimore City and Washington, D.C. to Northwest and Philadelphia to the North. All are approximately 2 ½ hours drive. Ocean City and other resort areas on the Atlantic Ocean are within 30 minutes.



Responsibilities

Teach graduate courses in nutrition, dietetics, and foods.

Develop a research program in the discipline and secure external grants.

Advise graduate students.

Participate in curriculum development.

Collaborate with faculty on research and creative scholarship activities.

Serve on departmental, school, and university committees, and participate in other academic functions.

Perform other related duties as assigned.



Classification 25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate from an accredited university in human nutrition and foods, dietetics, or closely related field.

Must demonstrate the ability to teach graduate courses related to nutrition and food science.

Must have the ability to advise and mentor students.

Must have strong technology skills.

Candidates with the following qualifications will be given preference: Post-doctoral experience, a record of securing internally and externally funded grants, active participation in relevant professional organizations, and evidence of professional service.



Preferred Qualifications

Registered Dietician and Nutritionist (RDN) status.



Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Effective communication skills to include written communication skills.

Effective interpersonal skills.

Organizational and time management skills.

Demonstrated level of understanding of interdisciplinary concepts of applications.



Certifications/Registrations

N/A



EEO Statement



UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.



FLSA Exempt

Salary Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

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