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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: 516551\ Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month\ Location: Manhattan, Kansas\ Worksite: Hybrid eligible (partially remote, must reside in US)\ 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 food science and 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 integrating food science principles and their impact on human health and nutrition
  • Design and update course curricula to promote an active learning experience for students
  • Mentor and advise graduate students
  • Collaborate with colleagues and students on projects, fostering a culture of academic excellence
  • Stay current with trends and developments in food science related to functional foods
  • 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 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 U iversity 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 employer premises or designated assignment location; if a hybrid work arrangement is agreed upon, then work will be performed partially remote and partially on employer premises.\ \ What You\'ll Need to Succ