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Assistant Professor
Post Date: 10/18/2021
Close Date: 01/10/2022
Company:
North Dakota State University

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https://prd.hcm.ndus.edu/psp/recruit/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=2936695&PostingSeq=1

Salary:
$50,000 - $69,999

Location:
Fargo, ND

Job Description:
Position Description & Details:

The Department of Health, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences (HNES) at North Dakota State University (NDSU) invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the area of dietetics beginning Fall of 2022. This position will be 40 percent teaching, 40 percent research, 10 percent advising, and 10 percent service. Responsibilities will include supporting NDSU’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, and service.


Successful candidates will teach courses in the accredited undergraduate and graduate Dietetics programs as well as the Master's and Doctoral programs in Exercise Science and Nutrition; participate in academic advising; direct graduate theses and dissertations and serve on graduate student committees; establish an independent line of research and publish in scholarly journals; seek and secure external funding to support scholarly activity; be active in professional organizations; and provide service to the department, college, university, and community.


The HNES department at NDSU offers two programs in dietetics including a Bachelor of Science Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) and a BS/MS Accelerated Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD). NDSU maintains a long-standing reputation in food and nutrition. Since 1925, NDSU has educated nationwide leaders in dietetics. Our programs enroll an average of 20 professional dietetics students annually, which allows faculty members to develop relationships with students in classroom settings as well as provide opportunities to work closely with students on research and experiential learning projects. To learn more click here.


The HNES department is housed within the College of Human Sciences and Education and includes five undergraduate programs, four graduate programs, and 30 faculty and staff members. There are approximately 430 undergraduate and 100 graduate students within the department (https://www.ndsu.edu/hnes/).


NDSU is distinctive as a student-focused, land grant, research university, with approximately 12,000 students enrolled. NDSU is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse community and operationalizing this component of its strategic plan.

NDSU is ranked by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as North Dakota’s only top-100 public research university. In that category, NDSU is 95th in nation in total R&D expenditures. Research productivity leads the state and in recent years climbed as high as $156 million as reported to the NSF.

Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and part of the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area (population - 200,000). Fargo was recently ranked #8 among the best 100 Places to Live (by Livability) and #5 among the 10 Best Places to Raise Kids (by smartassetTM). Fargo has a vibrant downtown, thriving school districts, numerous parks and recreation opportunities, and is known for its low cost of living and safe neighborhoods. Check out these websites to learn more about Fargo: https://www.fargomoorhead.org/ and https://www.fmwfchamber.com/why-fmwf.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. PhD in dietetics, nutrition, or closely related field from an accredited institution (PhD completion required by August 15, 2022).

2. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

3. Eligible for RDN licensure in the state of North Dakota

4. Teaching experience in dietetics and/or nutrition

5. Evidence of potential to publish original research

6. Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Evidence of successful academic advising at undergraduate level

2. History of seeking external funding to support scholarly research

3. Documented foodservice or sports nutrition practice and/or teaching experience

4. Familiarity with Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics standards and how to fulfill them through student learning activities

5. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion

6. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a group of diverse colleagues and students

7. Current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Applicant Materials Required:

A complete application packet will include: 1) a letter of application addressing the position qualifications, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) the names and contact information for at least three professional references, 4) unofficial copies of all degree granting transcripts, 5) teaching philosophy, and 6) research plan.

Screening of applicants will begin on January 10, 2022 and proceed until the position is filled. Women and traditionally under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

For more information regarding this position, please contact the search committee Chair, Dr. Ashley Roseno at Ashley.roseno@ndsu.edu or 701-231-7475.

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
We collectively acknowledge that we gather at NDSU, a land grant institution, on the traditional lands of the Oceti Sakowin (Dakota, Lakota, Nakoda) and Anishinaabe Peoples in addition to many diverse Indigenous Peoples still connected to these lands. We honor with gratitude Mother Earth and the Indigenous Peoples who have walked with her throughout generations. We will continue to learn how to live in unity with Mother Earth and build strong, mutually beneficial, trusting relationships with Indigenous Peoples of our region.

Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:

1. PhD in dietetics, nutrition, or closely related field from an accredited institution (PhD completion required by August 15, 2022).

2. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

3. Eligible for RDN licensure in the state of North Dakota

4. Teaching experience in dietetics and/or nutrition

5. Evidence of potential to publish original research

6. Effective oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Evidence of successful academic advising at undergraduate level

2. History of seeking external funding to support scholarly research

3. Documented foodservice or sports nutrition practice and/or teaching experience

4. Familiarity with Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics standards and how to fulfill them through student learning activities

5. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion

6. Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with a group of diverse colleagues and students

7. Current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Contact Information:
jobs@ndsu.edu
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