Position Description: The Food and Nutrition Program at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), Bowling Green, Ohio is seeking applicants for two (2) 9-month tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level. The Program seeks individuals to join our undergraduate and graduate programs during an exciting time of growth and new opportunities.
Primary responsibilities: Teaching food and nutrition courses in the undergraduate Dietetics and Nutrition Sciences degree programs, as well as the Masters of Food and Nutrition and Dietetic Internship programs. Establishing a record of high quality research/ instruction, obtaining grants/awards, conducting research, publishing manuscripts, participating on academic committees, advising students, supervising graduate students, and providing professional service through community engagement and professional societies.
Position Availability: August 2018
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Qualifications: An earned doctorate in nutrition, food science or a closely related field; RD/RDN is preferred. Advanced ABD candidates will be considered but must complete the degree by the end of the first year of employment. The preferred candidates will have expertise in nutrition, clinical nutrition, nutrition science, community nutrition, food science, sensory science, sports nutrition, food security, or food sustainability. Candidates applying for the Associate Professor rank are expected to have a proven record of scholarship as evidenced by peer reviewed publications/grants. Online teaching experience is preferred.
Applicants should submit a letter of application and full curriculum vitae summarizing their suitability for the job, a description of their research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, contact information and contact information for three professional references. Finalists are also required to furnish official transcripts and are subject to a background check.
Application deadline: November 15, 2017.
Additional Salary Information: Salary: Competitive and commensurate with peer institution levels for rank and position and in keeping with candidate’s experience and credentials.
The Food and Nutrition program in the Department of Public and Allied Health at BGSU offers two undergraduate programs (approximately 150 students), a B.S. in Dietetics and a B.S. in Nutrition Science. Many of the undergraduate students assist faculty and graduate students with research or conduct independent honors research projects. Our courses are also taken by students who earn a minor in Nu...trition and Foods or have specific courses required as part of their major, such as for those in gerontology and exercise science. At the graduate level (approximately 60 students), we offer a Masters of Food and Nutrition, a Graduate Certificate in Food and Nutrition, and a Dietetic Internship. Both the B.S in Dietetics and the graduate Dietetic Internship are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The graduate programs are offered both on-campus and through distance education. The Food and Nutrition undergraduate and graduate programs are currently dynamic and growing. The department of Public and Allied Health moved to the newly renovated building in fall of 2015. The Food and Nutrition program has newly built teaching kitchen, sensory laboratory, food science/chemistry laboratory, research collaboration spaces, and active learning classrooms. The sensory laboratory has four booths with controlled colorized lighting, computerized panelist response, and an adjacent food preparation area. The Food and Nutrition faculty have interactions with the Center of Innovative Food Technology (CIFT). Opportunities are available regionally to collaborate with the food industry. The undergraduate dietetics program has grown 24% over the past five years, and the master’s program has increased 33% over the past five years.
Bowling Green State University is a residential campus located in Northwest Ohio approximately 20 miles south of Toledo, Ohio. Approximately 20,000 students (including 2900 graduate students) attend BGSU, which has more than 900 faculty members on a 1338-acre campus. The University is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 47 master’s degree programs, and 17 doctoral degree programs.
The Food and Nutrition Program Area aims to develop interdisciplinary collaborations for research and to expand graduate and undergraduate programming. More information is available on the web at: http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/pah/page36622.html.
Bowling Green State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.