Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Foods - Appalachian State University

The Department of Nutrition and Health Care Management (NHM) in the Beaver College of Health Sciences (BCHS) at Appalachian State University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month position in Nutrition and Foods available August 1, 2016. A Master’s degree in nutrition/food systems management or a related area is required.  Experience in teaching food systems management and food production courses and/or experience in food service is preferred. 

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses in nutrition and foods, including, but not limited to, Food Purchasing and Production Management, Quantity Food Production, and Food systems/Dietetics Administration. Other possible courses are Beverage Management, Experimental Foods, and Nutrition and Health.  Additional responsibilities will involve managing food lab resources, assisting in program development, and engaging in professional, departmental and university activities. 

The Department of NHM, http://www.nhm.appstate.edu is a relatively new department housing long standing programs as part of the development of the new BCHS. The nutrition and foods program offers two degrees, the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Foods and the Master of Science in Nutrition, which includes the accredited Dietetic Internship program. All programs in nutrition and foods are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). 

The BCHS is the second largest college at Appalachian with approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate majors served by 150 faculty and staff. The BCHS was established in 2010 by reorganizing existing departments and degree programs to meet the growing healthcare needs in North Carolina and beyond and is poised to be the preeminent and most comprehensive academic center for health professions in western North Carolina. Committed to interprofessional innovation and collaboration in teaching, scholarship, service and clinical outreach, the Beaver College of Health Sciences will transform the health and quality of life for the communities we serve. The BCHS is home to 10 undergraduate and 6 graduate programs of study and is committed to developing new health programs that meet regional needs. In addition, the BCHS is home for the Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC Institute for Health and Human Services, the Human Performance Lab at the NC Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, and has a collaborative partnership with Wake Forest School of Medicine. Planning and design development are underway for a 2016 groundbreaking on a new state-of-the-art $80 million, 203,000 square foot facility for the BCHS that will be the cornerstone of the Appalachian Health Science Campus. 

Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application consists of the following: (1) a cover letter addressing the position description, qualifications, and experience; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) copies of all transcripts; and, (4) a list of three professional references including name, current position, email, address, and phone number. Applications should be submitted electronically (preferably in PDF format) to Dr. Lisa McAnulty, Search Committee Chair; email: [email protected].

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation. Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Dr. Lisa McAnulty ([email protected]. Phone: 828.262.2630). Proper documentation of identity and employability of the applicant will be required before the hiring process can be finalized. Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University’s receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

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