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Farmingdale State College Assistant Professor - Nutrition Science & Wellness in Farmingdale, New York

Location: Farmingdale, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Oct 19 2022 Job Description:

The Department of Nutrition Science and Wellness is seeking to fill a full-time tenure-track faculty position to teach nutrition science and food/service related coursework. This individual will provide service through university committee participation and develop a research program to fulfill department needs in the candidate's expertise area. Additional duties include advising students, curriculum development, and assessment.

Possible courses to teach include but are not limited to: Introduction to Nutrition Science, Nutritional Biochemistry, Nutrition Communication, Nutrition Seminar, Community Nutrition, and Quantity Foods. The candidate may be required to teach online or hybrid courses as deemed necessary by the Department. The successful candidate will be required to advise students and demonstrate evidence of ability to work independently with inter-disciplinary team members with strong interpersonal attributes, and excellent written and verbal skills.

All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.

  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.

  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.

    Job Requirements:


  • Ph.D. in Nutrition Science or closely related field from a regionally accredited university, ABD's will receive consideration.

  • A strong commitment to teaching.

  • Strong interpersonal attributes; excellent written and verbal skills.


  • University teaching experience.

    Additional Information:

This is a 10-month UUP faculty position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Wednesday, October 19, 2022 and ending Tuesday, November 1, 2022, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.


  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2023

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.

Click here for New York State Benefits Summary (https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-December-2022.pdf)


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