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The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NSC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge research, outstanding undergraduate and graduate instructional programs, and cooperative extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. NSC takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending, and applying knowledge of nutrition science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, and wellbeing, and to prevent and treat chronic diseases including cancers, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and musculoskeletal  disorders.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a full time Assistant Professor of Practice for the 2021-2022 academic year, to begin in the fall of 2021. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of nutrition and dietetics.

This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching in person and online undergraduate courses
  • Teaching the following courses:
    • General Nutrition (NSC 101/170C)
    • Nutrition and the Lifecycle (NSC 301)
    • Nutrition and Scientific Literacy (NSC 260)
    • Community Nutrition (NSC444)
  • Curriculum development and modifications
  • Mentoring undergraduate students
  • Collaborating with other departments and units across campus
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS in Nutritional Sciences, Food Systems, or related field
  • College-level teaching experience, including in-person and online

Preferred Qualifications

  • RDN credential
  • Experience with the course management system Desire2Learn (D2L) Experience working with diverse populations

Benefits:

Outstanding benefits include health/dental/life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for employee and qualified family; state and optional retirement plans; and more!

To Apply:

Please visit the University of Arizona Career Website to apply or contact Jennifer Ravia (jravia@arizona.edu) with questions.

The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NSC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge research, outstanding undergraduate and graduate instructional programs, and cooperative extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. NSC takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending, and applying knowledge of nutrition science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, and wellbeing, and to prevent and treat chronic diseases including cancers, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and musculoskeletal  disorders.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a full-time Assistant Professor of Practice to begin in the Fall of 2021. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of nutrition, food management, food science, and how these areas impact health, and the field of nutrition and dietetics.

This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching courses
  • Curriculum development and modifications
  • Mentoring undergraduate students as needed
  • Collaborating with other departments and units across campus
  • Establishing new community connections and managing current collaborations
  • Serving on appropriate Departmental, College, and University committees and other areas as assigned

This position is a 90% instruction and 10% service assignment. Teaching responsibilities include both in-person and online courses to primarily undergraduates, with the possibility of graduate teaching, in the following areas:

  • General Education classes in the food safety and fermentation areas are a primary responsibility
  • Food management classes and labs at both the introductory and advanced levels
  • Sports nutrition food labs
  • Introductory food science and food science labs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Nutritional Sciences with an emphasis in Food Management, Food Science, or a related field (including, but not limited to basic science such as microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, etc.).
  • Experience teaching in-person and online
  • Experience working with diverse populations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Nutritional Sciences with a food emphasis, e.g., Food Management, Food Science, or related field as mentioned above
  • College-level teaching experience
  • College-level curriculum development experience
  • At least three years of food industry / food management experience
  • Certified ServSafe instructor is a plus
  • Experience with UAccess Instructor

Benefits

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

To Apply:

Please visit the University of Arizona Career Website to apply or contact Dr. Patricia Sparks (psparks@arizona.edu) with questions.

The AZ Health Zone campus team is a part of the University of Arizona's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education (SNAP-Ed). The AZ Health Zone campus team supports the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and environments that promote nutrition and physical activity among the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program's (SNAP) eligible youth and adults in Pima County. The campus team conducts partnership development, community engagement, implementation of Policy, Systems, and Environmental change interventions, and facilitation of nutrition and physical activity education.

The Community Outreach Professional I will implement nutrition and physical activity programming in K-12 schools and community sites within specific geographic regions in Pima County. Careful attention to relationship building, data tracking, and organizational techniques to manage project timelines are essential abilities for this position. The Community Outreach Professional I will ensure that projects and programs are implemented in SNAP-Ed sites using the highest standards. This position will deliver services and direct education to K-12 students and parents within entities such as school districts, community centers, and after school programs. The Community Outreach Professional I will also be responsible for facilitating workshops and community engagement strategies with adult audiences.

Please note that this position is Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position through October 1, 2022, and may continue depending on additional funding.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the AZ Health Zone's youth and adult community outreach programs at locations such as schools, after school and summer programs, early childhood education centers, community events, school districts, community centers, and other approved sites. Some of these areas, Spanish is the preferred language.
  • Coordinate and manage projects with K-12 school stakeholders to be implemented in the school year.
  • Regularly communicate with K-12 teachers, community stakeholders, and other community partners.
  • Conduct public health approaches, including policy, systems, and environment initiatives in schools and other youth or adult sites.
  • Gain expertise in the delivery of SNAP-Ed approved curricula for targeted audiences.
  • Provide direct nutrition and physical activity education to K-12 students, parents, and community members (experience with delivering education workshops virtually is a plus).
  • Manage social media engagement and conduct social media campaigns on platforms such as Facebook.
  • Develop and facilitate nutrition and physical activity education paired with healthy food sampling at SNAP-Ed qualified sites.
  • Partner with community members and school stakeholders to facilitate a community engagement process such as asset mapping and community dialogues.
  • Coordinate and facilitate trainings, meetings, and/or conferences with school stakeholders and community members.
  • Develop and/or disseminate nutrition and physical activity teaching resources, educational materials, newsletters, and social marketing campaigns.
  • Collect and manage unit and state level data or deliverables using electronic data system platforms, including monthly/semi-annual reports.
  • Implement program evaluation for youth and adult audiences.
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities to enhance nutrition and physical activity-related knowledge and expertise.
  • Coordinate with other team members and participate in strategic planning.
  • Support preparing, submitting, and managing annual grant funding submission.
  • Support investigation into innovative and evidence-based nutrition and physical activity educational approaches and curricula that is appropriate for SNAP-eligible youth and adults.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Possess general nutrition and physical education knowledge.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills with significant attention to detail.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • A willingness to work non-standard hours, when necessary.
  • Ability to participate in occasional statewide travel (typically 1-3 days, 1-3 times per year).
  • Excellent project management, organizational, and time-management skills, including attention to detail and a commitment to producing consistently high-quality work.
  • Ability to manage multiple streams of work simultaneously.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills, including the ability to work effectively with others and to consistently display a high level of professionalism.
  • Enthusiasm for generating and testing creative solutions to program challenges.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 1 year relevant work experience required.
  • Valid driver's license and the ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.
  • Must have transportation to travel to community-based outreach sites.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds and work smartly and effectively to reduce risk of injury during lifting, packing, and transporting program materials.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience conducting community outreach and education.
  • Experience managing social media sites and social media campaigns.
  • Prior experience successfully conducting programs cross culturally.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

Benefits:

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

To Apply:

Please visit the University of Arizona Career Website to apply or contact Trisha Bautista Larson (TrishaBautista@arizona.edu) with questions.

The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NSC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge research, outstanding undergraduate and graduate instructional programs, and cooperative extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. NSC takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending, and applying knowledge of nutrition science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, wellness, and wellbeing, and to prevent and treat chronic diseases including cancers, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and musculoskeletal disorders.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a Lecturer for the 2021-2022 academic year beginning Fall 2021. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of nutrition and dietetics.

This career-track appointment is not eligible for tenure.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching courses in-person and online undergraduate courses in introductory nutrition and food systems
  • Teaching the following courses:
    • Introduction to Human Nutrition (NSC 101)
    • Nutrition, Food, and You (NSC 170C1)
    • Introduction to Food Systems (NSC 150C1)
    • Food and Culture (NSC 255)
  • Curriculum development and modifications
  • Mentoring undergraduate students
  • Collaborating with other departments and units across campus
  • Additional duties may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS in Nutritional Sciences, Food Systems, or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • RDN credential
  • College-level teaching experience, including in-person and online
  • Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn (D2L)

Benefits

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

To Apply:

Please visit the University of Arizona Career Website to apply or contact Ashley Linares-Gaffer (alinares@arizona.edu) with questions.

The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NSC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge research, outstanding undergraduate and graduate instructional programs, and cooperative extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. NSC takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending, and applying knowledge of nutrition science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, wellness, and wellbeing, and to prevent and treat chronic diseases including cancers, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and musculoskeletal disorders.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer for the Yuma campus for the fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of nutrition, food, and food management.

This is a part-time position (0.30 FTE)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with main campus instructor to facilitate weekly instructional meetings with Yuma students to deliver course material in the fall semester related to food science (NSC 351 R & L), and work with NSC 458 students to develop foodservice facility
  • Work with main campus instructor to facilitate weekly instructional meetings with Yuma students to deliver course material in the spring semester related to foodservice management instruction and set up lab experiences in the field in foodservice facilities
  • Develop and/or revise course materials as needed to meet student needs in Yuma
  • Mentor undergraduate students in the areas of food science, food preparation, and food management and help them find career development opportunities
  • Establish new community connections and manage existing connections for experiential learning activities
  • Demonstrate a broad knowledge of nutrition, food, and food management

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS in Nutritional Sciences, Food Science, Food Management, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in food preparation or food science-related roles

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a management or supervisory role in a food service or food industry setting
  • RDN credential
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn (D2L)
  • ServSafe certification

To Apply:

Please visit the University of Arizona Career Website to apply or contact Dr. Pat Sparks (psparks@arizona.edu) with questions.

The mission of the Department of Nutritional Sciences (NSC), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona, is to lead in providing cutting-edge research, outstanding undergraduate and graduate instructional programs, and cooperative extension activities that advance the discovery and translation of the roles of nutrition in optimizing health for people in Arizona, the nation, and the world. NSC takes a collaborative and interdisciplinary approach in discovering, integrating, extending, and applying knowledge of nutrition science to promote optimal nutritional status, health, wellness, and wellbeing, and to prevent and treat chronic diseases including cancers, diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and musculoskeletal disorders.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is seeking a Limited Term Adjunct Lecturer for the Yuma campus for the fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of medical nutrition therapy and how to apply the nutrition care process.

This position is part-time, 100% instruction at approximately 12 hours per week, assigned to one to three courses (credit hours range from 1 credit to 4 credits) in the fall and spring semesters.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet weekly with Yuma students enrolled in the fall semester Yuma section of NSC 425 (MNT 1) to assist with application of course content (meet with students to discuss and review case studies, electronic medical record simulations, etc.) and possibly lecturing and grading. Additionally, meeting with Yuma students to assist them with completing their DICAS applications may also be necessary.
  • Meet weekly with Yuma students enrolled in the fall-semester Yuma section of NSC 225 (2 7.5-week courses) to assist with application of course content and other activities as determined by the instructor
  • Meet weekly with Yuma students enrolled in the spring-semester Yuma section of NSC 325 (Foundations of MNT) and NSC 325L (MNT lab) to assist with application of course content (e.g., discuss and review case studies, practice collecting nutrition-focused physical examination techniques). Assist with other course responsibilities such as lectures, grading, etc.
  • Mentor students to strengthen analytical, problem-solving, and clinical reasoning skills
  • Mentor students regarding career development, assist students with securing experiential learning and networking opportunities, and strengthen soft skills such as confidence, communication, working with other, etc.
  • Deliver course content to Yuma undergraduate students and assist instructors with additional MNT course concepts and activities as needed
  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of medical nutrition therapy and of how to apply the nutrition care process

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics, or related field
  • RDN credential
  • College-level teaching experience, including in-person and online
  • Experience with course management systems such as Desire2Learn (D2L)
  • Experience in clinical practice applying MNT concepts and the NCP process

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics, or related field

To Apply:

Please visit the University of Arizona Career Website to apply or contact Mary Marian (mmarian@arizona.edu) with questions.

We Value Diversity and Inclusion

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.