Lecturer of Nutrition
Lecturer of Nutrition - School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS)
Department of Nutrition
University of Massachusetts Amherst

The Department of Nutrition seeks candidates for a part-time, non-tenure track, benefited Lecturer position to begin fall semester, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2019.

The appointee will hold a 50% FTE (20 hours per week) Lecturer position: 25% FTE (10 hours per week) as instructor of one Nutrition course and 25% FTE (10 hours per week) as Field Experience Coordinator. The appointee will be considered for merit increases on the basis of teaching and other assigned duties per the MSP contract.

Requirements:
• Master of Science in Nutrition or BS in nutrition with a master’s in an allied field.
• At least one year of college-level teaching and advising experience.

Duties:
• Contact and coordinate with professionals in the nutrition and health fields in Western Massachusetts about potential experiential opportunities for nutrition majors during fall and spring semesters.
• Connect with other offices on campus, e.g. Pre-med/Pre-health Advising, Career Services, about field experience opportunities for nutrition majors.
• Work with and train peer advisors to mentor nutrition majors around finding and acquiring field experiences relevant to their career goals.
• Develop and teach nutrition majors strategies for finding and acquiring field and summer field experiences relevant to their career goals via workshops and one-on-one guidance.
• Provide instruction to students on professional conduct when involved with the community and in field experience opportunities.
• Maintain databases of organizations, institutions and business with contact information for students to use in finding field experiences.
• Communicate and act as liaison between department and Mt. Ida internship coordinator.

Special Instruction to Applicants:
Please submit a cover letter, C.V., and contact information for three references with application. To apply, please go to: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/497994/lecturer-nutrition-school-of-pub-hlth-hlth-sciences

Please submit your application by April 30th, 2019.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 01003

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