George Mason University Job Announcement

George Mason University
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies – Term Assistant Professor

The George Mason University, College of Health and Human Services, Department of Nutrition and Food Studies in Fairfax, Va., invites applications for a Term (Nontenure-Track) Assistant Professor position in Nutrition to begin Spring 2016. Responsibilities require teaching four courses per semester at either the undergraduate- or graduate-level.

An earned doctorate degree in nutrition or a related field is required. Successful candidates will contribute to the growth and success of Nutrition programs (including an M.S. in Nutrition, graduate certificates in Food Security and Nutrition, and the development of additional programs), teach Food Studies and Nutrition courses at both the undergraduate- and graduate-level, and advise our M.S. students.

The ability to contribute to other programs within the College of Health and Human Services, including Public Health, Community Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Chronic Disease, Aging and Disability will be weighed in the selection process. Additional desired qualifications are experience with successful methods of teaching and learning, developing courses in higher education, online course development and offerings, and a solid record of teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Priorities given to those who can teach courses in food security, food systems, nutrition/food policy, food and culture, and nutrition program planning.

George Mason University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number F7147z at by November 13, 2015. The position will remain open until filled. EO/AA/Vet/Disabled Employer.

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