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Instructors / Assistant Professors (non-tenure track - FSHN) – Open Pool

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To Apply: Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter stating interest in employment, a current resume/curriculum vita, a statement of teaching experience (uploaded in the 'Other' section), an upload of unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. This pool is valid through June 30, 2017, at which time applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Instructors / Assistant Professors (non-tenure track - FSHN) – Open Pool
Posting Number 201600312F
Proposed Annual Salary Range 50,000
Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week
Description of Work Unit

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition has 32 faculty and adjunct members and 23 research associates and administrative staff, ~600 undergraduate students and offers undergraduate degrees in Nutrition and Food Science, Hospitality Management and Fermentation Science and Technology. The department also offers MS and PhD degrees in Nutrition Science, Community Nutrition and Food Science and Safety and currently has ~75 graduate students. Department research is supported by federal grants from NIH, USDA, foundations, industry and two endowments that support a faculty chair and the Lillian Fountain-Smith Nutrition Conference hosted by the department. Research has focused on childhood obesity, community nutrition among limited resource audiences, molecular and metabolic nutrition targeted at chronic disease prevention, bioactive food components, and food safety. The department’s Extension faculty is responsible for numerous creative, high impact educational and engagement programs throughout the state, including EFNEP. A MPH program focus area in Public Health Nutrition within the School of Public Health provides new collaborative opportunities. The department offers an accredited B.S. dietetics program and an M.S. coordinated dietetic internship program. With the overall growth in the department, faculty and student diversity has increased. The department especially encourages those to apply who are eager to teach, conduct research, and advise in an environment committed to diversity.

Tenure/Tenure Track?
% Research
% Teaching 100
% Service
% Administration
Open Posting Date
Open Until Filled No
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2017
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Position Summary

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in obtaining temporary non-tenure track teaching positions at Colorado State University

Required Job Qualifications

Applicants for Instructor positions in the Food Nutrition and/or Hospitality Management courses must hold a master’s degree in an appropriate discipline. Applicants for Fermentation Science must hold a bachelor’s degree and relevant industry experience and/or certification.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Applicants for Assistant Professor must hold a PhD degree in an appropriate discipline.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To Apply: Interested applicants should electronically submit a cover letter stating interest in employment, a current resume/curriculum vita, a statement of teaching experience (uploaded in the ‘Other’ section), an upload of unofficial transcripts and the names and contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. This pool is valid through June 30, 2017, at which time applicants wishing to remain in the pool must reapply.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor) and motor vehicle history.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado state laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.

Search Contact Cliff Choury, cliff.choury@colostate.edu

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching
Duty/Responsibility

Instruction of FSHN students on and off campus.

Percentage Of Time 95
Job Duty Category Administration
Duty/Responsibility

Meet with students during required office hours and attend department meetings

Percentage Of Time 5

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. List of Professional References
  5. Other
Optional Documents