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  • University of Georgia in Athens, GA, Georgia
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Position Summary

Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical...
Professor of Nutritional Sciences (75% Teaching and 25%
Administration), full-time, 12-month fiscal year appointment in the
Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Family and
Consumer Sciences https://www.fcs.uga.edu
.

The individual will:
• Teach undergraduate and graduate in-residence and online
courses in applied nutrition, including clinical and community
nutrition.
• S/he will direct and grow the online Master of Science program
in Community Nutrition, and provide leadership for effectively
managing all aspects of the program including:
• Lead the recruitment, evaluation, and advising efforts for the
program
• Expand online program offerings within the Nutritional Sciences
department that meet the needs of prospective students and the
profession
• Maintain approval for the program curriculum and oversee the
online course reviews and revisions with the Office of Online
Learning and faculty
• Supervise and mentor students enrolled in the online MS
program, track student progress, and coordinate efforts for student
remediation and retention
• Collaborate within UGA and pivotal organizations and networks
in the discipline and build on strengths of the program to meet
enrollment goals established by the department and college
• Contribute to activities that serve the department, college,
university, the public, and the profession

This position will also contribute to activities that serve the
department, college, university, public and the profession.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicant screening will begin immediately. The position will
remain open until a suitable candidate is selected; however, to be
assured of a complete review, candidates should submit their
application materials by March 4, 2024. The application packet must
include a cover letter of interest that details how the applicant’s
credentials and experience meet the needs of the position as well
as responsibilities and qualifications detailed in the posting; a
current curriculum vitae; teaching statement (experience and
philosophy); and contact information for three references.
References will not be contacted without further correspondence
with the applicant.

Confidential requests for information may be directed
to:

Emma M. Laing, PhD, RDN, FAND

Clinical Professor

Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Academy National Media Spokesperson

[email protected]

Posting Details

Posting Number

F1878P

Working Title

Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical
Professor

Department

FACS-Nutritional Sciences

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated
as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified
institution of higher education ( https://www.uga.edu/ ). The proof
is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional
achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA
is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S.
News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in
Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended
campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs
approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff.
The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over
30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional
students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as
well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the
UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences is committed to student
success, holistic development and inclusive perspective taking.
FACS develops leaders who focus on the science and art of helping
individuals live well in a complex society. The Department of
Nutritional Sciences is one of four departments in the College. The
Department has 21 faculty including 4 tenure-track Extension
Specialists, 333 undergraduate students majoring in Nutritional
Sciences, Dietetics, and Culinary Science and Nutrition, and FACS
Education as well as 36 graduate students in the PhD and MS thesis
graduate degree programs and 64 in the non-thesis MS degree
programs including the on-line MS program in Community Nutrition.
The Department has strong ties and opportunities for
interdisciplinary research programs with Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology, Genetics, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Kinesiology,
Pharmacy, Food Science and Technology, Public Health, Veterinary
Medicine, Gerontology, Psychology, the Biomedical and Health
Sciences Institute https://bhsi.uga.edu/ and
others. The University of Georgia is one of four institutions of
the NIH funded Georgia Clinical & Translational Alliance which
leverages complementary strengths to accelerate clinical and
translational research http://georgiactsa.org/ . The
Clinical and Translational Research Unit ( CTRU ) https://ctru.uga.edu/ located on
the UGA Health Sciences Campus, supports investigators to conduct
clinical and translational studies. The CTRU is an initiative of
the Augusta University/ UGA Medical Partnership and the UGA Office
of Research.

The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65
miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta,
Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. Athens offers a rich cultural
environment interconnected with the university and is perennially
identified as one of America’s most livable cities. Additional
information can be found at: http://www.visitathensga.com/about-athens/
.

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type

External

Retirement Plan

Employment Type

Employee

Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Underutilization

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Anticipated Start Date

08/01/2024

Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date

02/02/2024

Job Closing Date

Open until filled

Yes

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic
information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or
protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or
assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this
search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Open Rank

FLSA

Faculty Rank

Open Rank

Contract Type

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctoral degree (upon appointment) in nutrition or a related
field.

Additional Requirements
• To be considered for the position of Clinical Assistant
Professor, the applicant must hold an earned doctoral degree (upon
appointment) in nutrition or a related field.
• To be considered for the position of Clinical Associate
Professor, the applicant must meet the above qualifications and
have at least 5 years at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor.
For initial appointment to the Clinical Associate Professor rank,
comparable training, background, and experience may be
considered.
• To be considered for the position of Clinical Professor, the
applicant must meet the above qualifications and have at least 5
years at the rank of Clinical Associate Professor.
• For initial appointment to the Clinical Professor rank,
comparable training, background, and experience may be
considered.

Clinical Faculty expectations for Promotion in the College of
Family & Consumer Sciences, Department of Nutritional Sciences
are summarized at:
https://provost.uga.edu/
resources/documents/fcs_clinical_criteria.pdf .
UGA Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Clinical Faculty
are available at:
https://provost.uga.edu/resources/documents/uga-clinical-guidelines-appt-promotion-11-28-11.pdf
.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or
Certification

It is preferred that the applicant be credentialed as a registered
dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetics; have at
least 2 years at the rank of clinical instructor and/or comparable
training and/or post-graduate experience in the area of nutritional
sciences; and have two years of experience with effective online
pedagogy and best practices in teaching and learning.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or
Competencies

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?

Yes

Does this position have operation, access, or control of
financial resources?

Yes

Does this position require a P-Card?

No

Is having a P-Card an essential function of this
position?

No

Is driving a responsibility of this position?

Yes

Does this position have direct interaction or care of children
under the age of 18 or direct patient care?

Yes

Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT
security, personnel records, patient records, or access to
chemicals and medications)

Yes

Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with
financial responsibilities. For additional information about the
credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website
.

Background Investigation Policy

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background
investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating
your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia;
confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in
your application materials (including reference checks) as they
relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for;
and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be
subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk
responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website .

Duties/Responsibilities

Duties/Responsibilities

Teaching

Percentage Of Time

75

Duties/Responsibilities

Administration

Percentage Of Time

25

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
• Resume/CV
• Cover Letter
• Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
• List of References with Contact Information

Optional Documents
Athens GA USA

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