The didactic program in dietetics at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) faculty member on a 9 month, Tenure Track contract in the Nutrition and Dietetics Program. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience. St. Catherine University has a rich history in dietetics and nutrition and is adapting to the dynamic nature of the field in innovative ways. The program strives to develop competent, ethical leaders in dietetics who embrace social responsibility, lifelong learning, and professional excellence. The didactic program in dietetics prepares women for supervised practice leading to eligibility for the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) credentialing exam to become a registered dietitian nutritionist.
Responsibilities: The expected candidate must demonstrate a commitment to mission, philosophy, goals, and priorities of the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at St. Catherine University and is expected to have responsibilities in teaching, scholarship, and service. This is a 1.0 FTE position with 6 course loads (24 credits) per academic year. Roles and responsibilities include:
• Collaborating with program faculty in curriculum development, assessment, and accreditation • Carry out excellence in teaching and advising with a diverse student population using learner-centered strategies • Provide prompt, quality feedback and advising to students • Establish office hours to accommodate student needs • Attend program events supporting student activities and attend university events including commencement, convocations, faculty meetings, and faculty development events • Engagement in scholarship and professional development activities to keep current in current areas of content expertise and best practices in teaching • Participate in service and leadership at the program, department, university, and professional levels
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to electronically apply. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide three references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Dr. Megan Baumler, Director Nutrition and Dietetics Program at 651-690-6139 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin December 15 and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by December 15, 2019.
Required qualifications: • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and eligible for RDN licensure in Minnesota • Three years teaching and/or practice experience in food service management • Master’s degree in nutrition or a related field.
Preferred qualifications: • Preferred candidates will have an academic doctoral degree in nutrition or a related field and demonstrated success in working with diverse populations.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.
Internal Number: 20190036-FAC
About St. Catherine University
About St. Catherine University
St. Catherine University educates students to lead and influence. Inspired by its visionary founding in 1905 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, more than a century later the University serves diverse students, with a baccalaureate college for women at its heart and graduate and associate programs for women and men.
At all degree levels, St. Catherine integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic tradition, emphasizing intellectual inquiry and social teaching, and challenging students to transformational leadership. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine University develops ethical, reflective and socially responsible leaders, informed by the philosophy of the women’s college and the spirit of the founders.
To be a leading Catholic university distinguished by its innovative spirit and premier baccalaureate college for women.