Assistant/Associate Professor and Program Director

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Garden City, NEW YORK
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

College of Education and Health Sciences

Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Nutrition

Assistant/Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) and Program Director


The department of Health and Sport Sciences in the College of Education and Health Sciences is currently seeking a full-time Faculty Tenure Track Position (Open Rank) in Nutrition, who will also serve as the Director of the Nutrition Program starting Fall 2020.


  • Teaching traditional undergraduate and full online graduate courses, curriculum development, advising and mentoring of students and part time faculty, and service to school, university and community.
  • The Program Director is responsible for ongoing program implementation and evaluation.
  • The Program Director will collaborate with the Chair and faculty of the department of Health and Sport Sciences and with the Dean and faculty of the College of Education and Health Sciences to assure a state of the art curriculum and foster interdisciplinary approaches.
  • The Program Director supports student recruitment and retention efforts in collaboration with the University.

  • Earned a Ph.D. in Nutrition or a related field.
  • Evidence of teaching courses in Nutrition programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Administrative experience and Registered Dietician license are assets.
  • Experience teaching online and integration of technology into teaching is preferred.
  • A track record of scholarship and service should be commensurate with rank.
  • Academic experiences with culturally diverse populations are sought.

  • Interested candidates should submit a cover letter including research agenda, current CV, teaching philosophy addressing online and traditional instruction and two letters of reference.
  • To be considered, applications must be submitted through the Adelphi website only.
  • Review of applications will begin upon receipt of application with the search continuing until the position is filled.
  • Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
  • Direct any inquiries to the chair of the search committee, Associate Professor and Program Director, Health Studies: Jean Harris, Ph.D., Phone: 516-877-4273, Email:

    Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research and teaching university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

    The Nutrition program currently offers a fully online MS in Nutrition degree and undergraduate service courses to the department of Health and Sport Sciences at the Garden City campus. The program is currently housed in the College of Nursing and Public Health and will be housed in the department of Health and Sport Sciences in the College of Education and Health Sciences starting Fall 2020. The MS Nutrition degree appeals to individuals from a broad range of educational and professional backgrounds who value the relationship between nutrition and health. It is geared toward working professionals in health and related fields who seek to expand their knowledge and/or earn a professional credential required for employment or career advancement. The department currently offers undergraduate programs in exercise science, physical education and sport management and graduate programs in exercise science, community health promotion, school health and physical education and sport management. These academic programs prepare practitioners, administrators, researchers and leaders within all relevant career fields.

    The College of Education and Health Science at Adelphi University, home to the department of Health and Sport Sciences is one of the paramount institutions in the preparation of practitioners and leaders in education and allied human service fields. For further information about the college and the department, go to .

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