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Assistant Professor- Clinical Nutrition

University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth
Job Location:
Nutrition and Dietetics

Title: Assistant Professor

Employee Classification: Assistant Professor

Campus: University of North Texas - Health Science Center

Division: HSC-Provost & Exec VP

SubDivision-Department: HSC-School of Health Professions

Department: HSC-Personalized Hlth & Well-Being-300860

Job Location: Fort Worth

Salary: compensation based on experience

FTE: 1.000000

Retirement Eligibility: ORP Eligible

About Us - Values Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.

Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values

Department Summary

The Department of Personalized Health and Well-Being is filling this gap by bringing together an interprofessional team to develop innovative educational programs and research endeavors that focus on merging evidence-based lifestyle medicine with National Board for Health and Wellness Coaches (NBHWC) coaching competencies. Our graduates will have foundational knowledge and skills that will prepare them to empower others to mobilize internal strengths and external resources in order to achieve true self-care reform.

Position Overview

The Department of Personalized Health and WellBeing at the University of North Texas Health Science is searching for a full-time, 12-month, faculty position to teach in the Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition Coordinated Program in Dietetics. This position will be a hybrid of weekly remote and in-person time on the HSC campus.

Minimum Qualifications

· Minimum of master’s degree in nutrition or related field· Registered Dietitian by Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) criteria· Minimum of 2 years of practice experience as a registered dietitian· Experience teaching nutrition and dietetic courses or precepting dietetic interns· Commitment to the core Values and Behaviors of the UNT System.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Skill in managing one’s own time and the time of others. Knowledge of office procedures and of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and arithmetic Ability to work effectively within a complex organization structure.

Preferred Qualifications

· Earned doctorate in dietetics, nutrition, applied nutrition or a related field of study from a regionally accredited institution of higher education· Previous experience with ACEND accreditation· Online teaching experience· Active record of research and scholarship

Required License/Registration/Certifications

Registered Dietitian by Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) criteria

Job Duties:

  • Responsibilities include teaching, research, and service such as the following: Collaborate with other faculty to develop course materials. - (Essential)
  • Develop and maintain competence in distance education pedagogy and recommended practices. - (Essential)
  • Teach graduate courses in nutrition. Specific courses may be in clinical nutrition, nutrition assessment, community nutrition, nutrition education and counseling, leadership and management, food science, interprofessional collaborative practice, and other special topics in nutrition and dietetics. - (Essential)
  • Provide guidance for the fulfillment of ACEND standards, including continuous quality improvement of program outcomes. - (Essential)
  • Advise and mentor student research and/or culminating experiences. - (Essential)
  • Engage in research and scholarly activity, and professional service. - (Essential)

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, Flex work schedule

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