The Department of Health Sciences in the Bouve College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University is seeking a part-time faculty member to teach at Mills College at Northeastern located in Oakland, CA in the Spring 2024 semester. Through its research, teaching, and engagement missions, the Bouve College collaborates across the university, the Northeastern network, and with partners around the globe. We are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and enthusiastically welcome applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia.
The Department of Health Sciences is seeking applicants to teach the 4-credit introductory Human Nutrition course, which examines the fundamental role of nutrition in promoting health and how lifestyle and the socioecological model work together. The course covers the physiological functions of energy-providing nutrients in the body and interrelationships, including the key functions of macronutrients and micronutrients. It introduces the use of two different diet assessment tools to assist individuals in selecting food for health promotion.
Responsibilities include: using syllabus provided to guide the course; developing assignments, assessments and course schedule to meet required learning outcomes; developing and delivering course content using the Mills College at Northeastern teaching and learning platforms and facilities; holding appropriate office hours; engaging with departmental and university part-time faculty obligations as required. The courses will be taught in person on the Mills College at Northeastern campus in Oakland, CA. Undergraduate courses are scheduled between the hours of 8:30am-6:10pm.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of a Masters degree or equivalent in Nutrition, Health Sciences, Public Health, or related field. Doctoral degrees are preferred, and teaching experience in the area of Nutrition is preferred.
Documents to submit:
Cover letter describing your background, teaching experience and interest in the position and CV. Please be sure to include a statement on your experience with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in your cover letter.
About Bouve College of Health Sciences and Department of Health Sciences
The Bouve College of Health Sciences has over 250 faculty members, with approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 2,400 graduate students. It is the leading national model for education and research in the health, psychosocial and biomedical sciences and supports the University's mission of educating students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment and creating and translating knowledge to meet global and societal needs.
The Department of Health Sciences mission is to promote the health and well-being of diverse individuals, communities, and populations through health care innovations and interdisciplinary collaborative initiatives across all scientific fields, engineering, and the humanities. The Department and the College are strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity.
The per credit rate is $2,250.
Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.
Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit https://hr.northeastern.edu/benefits/ for more information.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.