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Kansas State University Teaching Assistant Professor in Manhattan, Kansas

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\ \ Teaching Assistant Professor\ \ Department: 3670055040 Food Nutrition Dietetic Health\ Job no: 516138\ Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: On-site requirement\ Categories: Education / Instructional, Nutrition\ Pay Grade: 001\ \ \ About This Role:\ The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health (FNDH), within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is currently seeking a 9-month Teaching Assistant Professor with expertise in public health nutrition to join their team. This position will teach and develop curricula for undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor students, and participate in academic governance responsibilities. This non-tenure track position will report directly to the Department Head.\ \ Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Teach on-campus and online undergraduate and graduate courses related to public health nutrition
  • Design and update course curricula to align with industry standards and advancements in public health nutrition
  • Serve as major advisor and committee member for graduate students
  • Collaborate with colleagues and students on research projects, fostering a culture of academic excellence
  • Establish partnerships with organizations in the local community, public health agencies, and stakeholders to address local and regional nutrient-related public health issues
  • Stay current with trends and developments in public health nutrition through continuous professional development and participation in relevant conferences and workshops
  • Provide service to the program, department, college, and university
  • Other duties as assigned

\ This 9-month position at the rank of teaching assistant professor has a negotiable starting date of Spring, Summer, or Fall 2024, with a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.\ \ Why Join Us:\ The Department of Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, the largest department in the College of Health and Human Sciences with over 1,000 students, is a complex, multi-disciplinary department that houses six undergraduate programs (Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Sciences, Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Didactic Program in Dietetics that is both campus and online, Nutrition and Health that is both campus and online, Nutritional Sciences, and Sports Nutrition), three graduate programs (Ph.D. in Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health, MS in Athletic Training, and MS in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Sensory Sciences that is both campus and online), concurrent BS/MS in Nutrition, Dietetics and Sensory Sciences, Extension, and participates in the MPH interdisciplinary degree program. The complexity of the department allows faculty members who are leaders in the fields of athletic training, dietetics, human nutrition, obesity, public health, and sensory analysis to discover, disseminate, and apply knowledge to promote improved food choices and nutritional status, prevent and rehabilitate injuries, understand consumer preferences and behaviors, and enhance the well-being of people via food and physical activity.\ \ The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology), the Center on Aging, Physician Assistant program, and a Nursing partnership with Wichita State University. The College enrolls more than 2,300 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions (https://www.hhs.k-state.edu/). The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.\ \ Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off (vacation, sick, and holidays). To see what benefits are available, please visit https://www.k-state.edu/hsc/benefits.\ \ We Support Diversity and Inclusion:\ Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}\ \ Worksite Options:\ This position is required to be performed on-site but may be eligible for a hybrid work agreement. Work is performed on emp