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Visiting Professor of Nutrition
University of Massachusetts Lowell


Date Posted Jul. 18, 2022
Title Visiting Professor of Nutrition
University University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA, United States
Department Biomed & Nutritional Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Visiting Professor
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
 
 

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Visiting Professor of Nutrition

General Summary of Position:

The Department of Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences in the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences at University of Massachusetts Lowell is welcoming applications for a Visiting Instructor in Nutrition for the 2022-2023 academic year. This role is a one-year visiting post with a 4-4 teaching load, with possible renewal at the end of the year. A successful candidate will teach a variety of nutrition courses serving students from the Nutritional Science Program and other University programs. The successful candidate will also contribute through participation in committees and events, advising undergraduate students, and assisting with recruitment activities. The successful candidate will be expected to begin work on September 1, 2022.

The Department of Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences is committed to academic excellence. We invite applicants with relevant expertise in nutrition and a history of instructional experience to apply. Applicants recognized for teaching excellence, experience working with a diverse population, and excellent oral and written communication skills are preferred.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as in curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive and nurturing environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to this goal.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Minimum of a master’s degree in nutrition or related field; a doctoral degree is preferred
  • Strong record of teaching at the undergraduate level
  • Excellence in oral and written communication skills 

Additional Considerations:

  • Evidence of ability to work with diverse student and faculty populations
  • Experience teaching curriculum that incorporates Interprofessional Education (IPE) activities

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.  

Please include the following documents with your application: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy and Experience - Please include 1) description of previous teaching experience with a list of courses taught, and 2) teaching philosophy and style
  • List of courses previously taught in higher education and college/university name. (syllabus)
  • Names and contact information of three professional references will be required during the application process.

Optional Documents:

  • Copy of student evaluations from previous teaching, if available

 

 


  • The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


 
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