The Department of Nutrition Sciences in the School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven is seeking to hire a Tenure Track faculty member. This is a position to be filled for Fall 2021.
The Department of Nutrition Sciences is home to a BS in Nutrition Sciences, an MS in Human Nutrition and a Dietetic Internship program. All programs are currently ACEND accredited. The department and its programs are currently undergoing revision consistent with the ACEND Future Education Model for the creation of a 5-year BS/MS in Nutrition Sciences program that will train registered dieticians with a masters degree in five years. The program aspires to be a leader in clinical nutrition education in the Southern New England region.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences trains competent, caring health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services that are student-centered, focused on excellence, with a global reach. The School aims to be a regional destination and nationally recognized leader for healthcare education and services at the forefront of healthcare for the 21st century. The School of Health Sciences is comprised of seven undergraduate and three graduate programs offered on its West Haven, Connecticut campus. The School’s faculty include 55 full-time and clinical faculty, an on-campus Dental Center and Health Sciences Simulation Laboratories.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences is one of the most progressive health science schools in the US for its approach to integrate all health professionals—from technicians to physicians—in an interdisciplinary, interprofessional educational experience focused on its three primary pillars: prevention, professional ethics, and health technology. The School has embarked upon a 10-year plan of launching one new academic program each year for the next 10 years. This includes the creation of a market competitive health sciences core curriculum, the creation of innovative dual admission programs, and the creation of new clinical and non-clinical health programs in public health, digital health, athletic training, rehabilitation sciences and more. The School of Health Sciences has strong relationships with multiple health systems in the southern New England region that provide ample opportunities for research, community partnerships, and other collaborations.
The University of New Haven’s School of Health Sciences is one of first schools in the United States to pursue higher education certification from Planetree International. The partnership between the School of Health Sciences and Planetree International represents an unprecedented opportunity to develop and grow a health professions educational experience from the ground up with a person-centered care approach in mind.
Specific Duties: • Teach 6-8 courses per year at the undergraduate or graduate level
Advise and mentor students in the School of Health Sciences, specifically Nutrition Sciences majors
Serve on departmental, college and university level committees
Assist with the operations, recruitment, and curriculum for the program
Develop relationships with local organizations and partners for clinical experiences for
Nutrition Sciences students
An earned master’s degree in human nutrition or a related field
Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level
Experience advising, mentoring or coaching students or peers
Experience teaching in accredited programs
Experience teaching in ACEND accredited programs
Experience working in diverse, multidisciplinary teams
Recent clinical nutrition experience
Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a background investigation. The hiring salary for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity.
Internal Number: 20-32F
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.