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Assistant Professor of Health Sciences - Nutrition

Location: Rindge, NH


The Division of Natural Sciences at Franklin Pierce University, the College at Rindge, NH, is seeking applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, commencing August 2018. The Health Science program at Franklin Pierce University is expanding and this program is searching for a candidate who can provide expertise in nutritional sciences and disease prevention.


The incumbent will be responsible for teaching nutrition science courses, including Human Health and Nutrition and Advanced Nutrition. The faculty member will also participate in teaching other courses, including Introduction to Health Sciences and Biology and Health Sciences Seminar and is expected to contribute to the First-Year Experience program for students. The incumbent will be responsible for developing the nutritional sciences curriculum in the Department of Health Sciences, as well as serve on the Health Sciences Advising Committee. The faculty member will also serve to advise Health Science undergraduates and should have a commitment to supporting student internships.


The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in Nutrition or Biochemistry, or closely related discipline. The candidate will also demonstrate teaching effectiveness at the college level and exhibit a strong commitment to undergraduate education, learning and advising. All full-time members of the faculty are expected to contribute to the Division and University events and activities. All faculty positions are expected to engage in institutional service as well as maintain a program of scholarly/creative work.


As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage women and minorities to apply for our open positions, and welcome enquiry from qualified applicants for this faculty position beginning Fall 2018.


Confidential screening of applications and nominations will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will begin at the start of the 2018-2019 academic year.


Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references, copies of transcripts (unofficial are acceptable at this stage), a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness to:


Assistant Professor of Health Sciences

Franklin Pierce University

40 University Drive, Rindge, NH 03461


Please be sure to add “Assistant Professor Health Sciences-Nutrition” to the subject line of the email. EOE

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