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Assistant/Associate Professor of Professional Practice

Company: University of Arkansas
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES

The School houses the ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)-accredited DPD program, preparing students with the education to become registered dietitian nutritionists. The Associate Professor is responsible for assuring that all ACEND accreditation standards, policies, and procedures are met including survey distribution, data collection, and evaluation; completing and submitting annual ACEND program reports; required ongoing program assessment and revision with ACEND standards changes; ACEND training of faculty who teach in the DPD Program; and communication and interaction with the Dietetic Program Advisory Board/stakeholders. In addition, responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, teaching undergraduate nutrition/dietetics/food courses, mentoring honors students, academic advising and mentoring of program students through application to supervised practice programs, working collaboratively and effectively with other faculty members to advance the missions of the program, School, College and University, and engaging in departmental/university/professional service.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL RELEVANT APPLICATION MATERIALS INCLUDE DETAILS ADDRESSING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. APPLICANTS NOT MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM CONSIDERATION.

* Earned Doctorate in nutrition, human nutrition, nutrition food science, public health nutrition or closely related field

* Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

* At least three years professional experience post credentialing

* Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level

* Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Required for Associate Professor Level:

* Familiarity with ACEND-accredited programs

* Evidence of scholarly activity, including, but not limited to publications, conference presentations, and grant writing

* Demonstrated history of interdisciplinary training or collaborations

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS POSITION

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.

Occasionally:

* Driving

* Walking

Frequently:

* Feeling

* Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding

* Grasping

* Repetitive motion

* Sitting

* Standing

* Talking

Constantly:

* Hearing

Employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.

TYPES OF BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED
National criminal background and registered sex offender check

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING REQUIREMENTS

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

FUTURE OPEN DATE
12/23/2019

CLOSE DATE

OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Yes

ANTICIPATED START DATE
07/01/2020

ANTICIPATED END DATE

RECRUITMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Kelly Way, Search Committee Chair
University of Arkansas
School of Human Environmental Sciences
118 HOEC Bldg.
987 W. Maple St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701
kway@uark.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A s employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS SUMMARY

Completed applications received by February 7, 2020, will be assured full consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Late applications will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position. To be considered, applicants will need to submit a cover letter/letter of interest (demonstrating how your strengths match the duties and qualifications listed above), a statement of teaching and student-related interests, a complete curriculum vitae, all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of three professional references (name, title, email address and contact number).

HIRING LOCATION
222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO STATEMENT

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Keywords: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville , Assistant/Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Education / Teaching , Fayetteville, Arkansas

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