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Faculty Part TIme - Nutritional Science

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Position type: Faculty Part Time/Adjunct
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited - Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Biomed & Nutritional Sciences
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General Summary of Position:

The Department of Biomedical & Nutritional Sciences (BNS), part of the Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences (ZCHS) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML), is seeking part-time adjunct instructors to teach in its undergraduate and graduate Nutritional Science program. This posting is to ensure that we have strong candidates in our adjunct instructor pool for any immediate and/or future needs. Teaching opportunities could be in a variety of subject areas, in both lecture and laboratory courses, as well as clinical settings. Candidates will become an integral part of the program, working in collaboration with seasoned instructors from the department. Teaching opportunities may vary by semester.

UML, ZCHS, and BNS are committed to increasing diversity among the faculty, staff, and student populations in all their programs, while promoting an all-inclusive environment. We welcome candidates whose educational mission and personal/professional values align with ours.

Minimum qualifications (required):

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in nutrition or closely related field for lecture courses.
  • The desire and ability to work with diverse groups of students, peers, and supervisors.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous teaching experience at the university/college level is highly desirable.
  • Candidates with doctoral degrees will be given preference.
  • A Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential is required for clinical instruction.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants is received.

This is a part-time, non-benefited, Union of Adjunct Faculty, Local 1596, UAW position.

Please include a resume with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process. Submission of a cover letter is optional.

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