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## Postion Information
**CSU, Chico and the College of Natural Sciences seek candidates whose teaching, research, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. We hold HSI designation. EO/M/F/Vet/Dis**
The Department of Nutrition and Food Science is searching to fill a single tenure-track position in Dietetics. This person will also serve as the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD). The position will start August 2018. CSU, Chico is seeking faculty who are competent in their field, collaborative with colleagues and staff, and committed to student success and working with diverse students.
## Minimum Education and Experience
The minimum education requirements for appointment to this position are a master s degree in Nutrition or related field, the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential, and a minimum of three years professional experience post credentialing. Candidates with a master s degree must be enrolled in a doctoral program at the start of the academic semester of appointment (August 2018).
Willingness/ability to perform research and scholarly activities; develop curriculum, teach undergraduate courses in a Commission on Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited undergraduate program and other department programs, teach general education courses and participate in department as needed. Normal faculty duties include undergraduate and graduate advising and serving on campus committees, in addition to teaching duties; engage in research and seek external funding.
The successful candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
## Additional Requirements and Responsibilities for this position
The Department is seeking a Director for the undergraduate DPD. One course release time per semester is associated with this position. The tenure-track position also carries responsibilities in the area of teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, scholarship, and service (student advising, other department needs). Teaching assignments are based upon the qualifications of the individual and needs of the department.
## Contact & Special Recruitment Information
**Three letters of recommendation and job-related questions should be directed to:**
**Katie Silliman, Department Search Committee Chair
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
400 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0002**
**Letters of recommendation are required and MUST be submitted via email or US Mail to the Committee Chair.**
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## Benefits
CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.
## About the University, Hiring Department and Community
The Department of Nutrition and Food Science in the College of Natural Sciences includes nine full-time faculty, about 30 graduate students, and 275 undergraduate majors and offers programs leading to a bachelor s and master s degree. Its faculty represent a wide range of interests. Department programs are enhanced by laboratories for courses and research in foods, food science, nutrition, and community nutrition. Campus support services, such as a library, distance education facilities, and technology learning and support, are easily accessible. The successful candidate will be provided with start-up research funds, and release time in the first year of appointment to help in the establishment of a research program.
Detailed information about the University is available on the following website.
As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University s 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment. Here is information about sustainability at CSU, Chico.
California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.
CSU, Chico is an EOE/Minority/Females/Vet/Disability and only employs individuals authorized to work in the U.S. We also do not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
*Recruitment Number:* FA0111
*Posting Period:* Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
*Working Title:* Assistant/Associate Professor of Dietetics/Didactic Program Director
*Class Title:* Instructional Faculty
*Level/Range/Grade:* 3 or 4
*Salary Range (From $ to $):* Salary commensurate with education and experience.
*Department:* Nutrition And Food Sciences
*Number of Positions:* 1
*FLSA Code:* Exempt
*Status:* Tenure-Track
*Full-time/part-time (if part-time, indicate time base):* Full-Time
*Shift:* Varies
*Pay Plan:* Academic Year
*CBU/MOU:* R03 - CFA Faculty
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*Recruitment Preferences:* Doctoral degree in Nutrition or related field, teaching experience, mentoring experience.
*Benefits Information:* This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
*Open Date:* 09/22/2017
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
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