Assistant Teaching Professor in Food Systems, Nutrition and Health-priority consideration by March 1, 2021

  • 11 Feb 2021 2:59 PM
    Message # 10084837
    AFHVS administrator (Administrator)

    The Nutritional Sciences Program within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for one full-time (100% FTE) non-tenured faculty position at the rank of assistant teaching professor with an anticipated start date of July 2021. Faculty have an annual service period of twelve months.  Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.  The successful applicant will be appointed to the faculty in the School of Public Health Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and be core faculty in the Nutritional Sciences Program.

    This new faculty position will provide teaching expertise in the areas of food systems, nutrition, and population health. Specific areas the program is interested in expanding instruction include, but are not limited to, connections between food systems and: community nutrition, environmental and occupational health, the built environment, entrepreneurship, supply chain/infrastructure, diplomacy and governance, population health, social sciences, social/food justice, health disparities, and food security.

    The successful candidate will be expected to teach, mentor, and participate in curriculum development for undergraduate and graduate students. At the undergraduate level, it is anticipated that the successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses at both introductory and advanced levels. This position will be a member of the core instructional team for the Nutritional Sciences Program’s Bachelor of Arts degree in Food Systems, Nutrition, and Health (FSNH) and may mentor experiential learning projects which allow students to synthesize and apply their coursework to community-identified needs. At the graduate level, this position is expected to actively participate in curriculum planning and prepare and teach new courses in food systems, nutrition, and health. In addition, the candidate will actively participate in service to the university and regional community, networking and cultivating partnerships in support of community-engaged scholarship, and promoting a diverse and inclusive community of faculty, staff, and students.

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