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INSTRUCTOR/COORDINATOR FOR DIETETIC INTERNSHIP – NUTRITION AND DIETETICS
SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
LOUISIANA TECH UNIVERSITY
Position: The School of Human Ecology at Louisiana Tech University seeks energetic, innovative and dynamic candidates to fill a 9-month, non-tenure-track Instructor/Coordinator for Dietetic Internship position to serve the BS and MS programs in Nutrition and Dietetics. Employment during one summer session is typically required. The starting date is September 1, 2018. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with Dietetic Internship (DI) Director in relation to maintaining program accreditation (i.e., managing the DI program application process and selecting qualified candidates for acceptance; coordinating and overseeing supervised practice experiences; initiating and maintaining positive relationships with preceptors ; facilitating and monitoring DI program evaluation; maintaining documentation of current requirements and revisions to the DI website, manual, brochure, and application); teach at the undergraduate and internship levels using traditional and electronic delivery formats; serve on graduate non-thesis research committees; participate in professional, university and community outreach/service; and support the missions of the School, College and University.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field (if degree is in a related area, completion of at least 18 hours graduate credit in Nutrition and Dietetics courses is required; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) credential and eligibility for licensure in the state of Louisiana are required. Practitioner experience, is mandatory. Evidence of effective teaching and a research/publication record are desirable, but not required. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is mandatory prior to start date.
The Programs, School and College: Nutrition and Dietetics programs are administratively housed in the School of Human Ecology, one of five academic units in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences. Nutrition and Dietetics programs include the BS, with two concentrations: the RD concentration which is accredited by ACEND and the non-RD concentration; an ACEND-accredited dietetic internship; a 15-hour graduate certificate in Dietetics; and a MS program that includes both a thesis and non-thesis option. Current enrollment is approximately 65 undergraduate students, 15 dietetic interns and 40 graduate students. The School of Human Ecology also includes a BS in Family and Child Studies and a BS in Fashion Merchandising and Retail Studies, has a total enrollment of approximately 300 students, and is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Other academic units in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences include the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry; the School of Biological Sciences; the Department of Health Informatics and Information Management; and the Division of Nursing. The College has 80 faculty, 34 staff and approximately 1500 students. For more information visit www.ans.latech.edu.
The University: Louisiana Tech University is categorized as an SREB Four-Year 2 institution, as a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University-Intensive, and as a COC-SACS Level VI institution. As a selective admissions university, it offers a broad range of fully accredited undergraduate degrees, master’s degrees in a variety of areas and doctoral programs in areas of specified expertise. Current university enrollment is approximately 12,000 students, with 20% of those enrolled in graduate programs. The University campus is located in Ruston (population 22,149) in north central Louisiana, 70 miles east of Shreveport and 30 miles west of Monroe on I-20. For more information about Louisiana Tech University, visit www.latech.edu.
Application: Mail or email a cover letter summarizing practitioner, teaching and mentoring experiences, and teaching philosophy; a detailed curriculum vitae; copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all degrees; and at least three letters of reference to: Dr. Janet Pope, Chairperson, Nutrition and Dietetics Search Committee, College of Applied and Natural Sciences, PO Box 10197, Ruston, LA 71272; 318-257-4287; firstname.lastname@example.org.
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