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                       POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor, Nutrition & Dietetics -- 9-month appointment, 60% teaching, 30% research, 10% service: tenure-track position to begin September 1, 2012.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • •  Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics
  • •  Recruit and advise undergraduate and graduate students
  • •  Maintain an active research program, including grants and publications
  • •  Involve students in research and direct graduate student thesis/non-thesis research projects
  • •  Participate in professional, university, and community service
QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in nutrition, dietetics, or related area (if terminal degree is in related area, completion of 18 hours graduate credit in nutrition or dietetics courses is required); Registered Dietitian credential and membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred; practitioner experience desirable; evidence of effective teaching required; research/publication record preferred.
SALARY AND RANK: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
THE SCHOOL:   Three Nutrition and Dietetics programs are housed in the School of Human Ecology in the College of Applied and Natural Sciences (http://ans.latech.edu). These include:
  • •  ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (B.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics)
  • •  ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship, and Graduate Certificate Program in Dietetics
  • •  On-line Master’s Program (M.S. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics)
Enrollment in dietetics programs is approximately 65 undergraduate students, 18 interns, and 50 graduate students.
Other programs in the School of Human Ecology include:
  • •  B.S. degree in Family and Child Studies (concentrations in Applied Child Development, Child Life, and Family Science)
  • •  B.S. degree in Merchandising and Consumer Studies
APPLICATION: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference should be submitted to Dr. Janet Pope, Chair Search Committee, PO Box 3167, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272; email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Phone: 318-257-4287. 
EFFECTIVE DATES: Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.