Epidemiology – Senior Lecturer (AA22732)

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
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The Nutritional Sciences Program within the School of Public Health (SPH) at the University of Washington invites applications for one full-time position at the rank of senior lecturer (non-tenure track, 12-month renewable appointment) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2017. The successful applicant will serve as the Associate Director of the Nutritional Sciences Program and have responsibility for leadership, administration, and instruction. This position will be appointed to the faculty in the School of Public Health Department of Epidemiology.

In collaboration with the Director of the Nutritional Sciences Program, the Associate Director will provide administrative leadership with a focus on undergraduate and graduate curriculum development, instructional innovation, and student affairs.

The position will have responsibility for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, mentoring students, and active participation in service to the Program, appointing Department, and community. The successful candidates will be expected to teach existing graduate and undergraduate courses, participate in curriculum planning and revisions, and may lead the development of new courses, certificates, or degree programs.

Candidates should bring teaching expertise in the areas of health, nutrition, physical activity, and prevention and treatment of non-communicable disease. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in undergraduate and graduate instruction, curriculum development, and program evaluation. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to educational innovation including experience with active learning methodologies to meet the needs of both large and small courses.

The UW Nutritional Sciences Program (http://depts.washington.edu/nutr/ ) is an interdisciplinary academic program and includes MPH, MS, and Ph.D. degree programs, a Coordinated Graduate Training Program in Dietetics, and an Undergraduate Minor. As an interdisciplinary program within the UW School of Public Health, the Program offers broad opportunities for collaboration including the School’s five departments and Public Health Major, other UW schools and colleges, university-affiliated and regional hospitals, UW Housing and Food Services, and other campus and community partners.


  • Degree in nutrition or related field. A Master’s Degree is a minimum requirement and a doctoral degree is strongly preferred.
  • Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential is required.
  • Experience in educational program leadership and administration.

Application Instructions

Applications should be sent to sldelane@uw.edu and include a curriculum vitae and a letter of application addressing academic and professional qualifications and evidence of teaching effectiveness. You are encouraged to describe experiences with diversity in your teaching and service, experience mentoring and educating students who will serve diverse populations, and/or your potential to bring diversity to the Nutritional Sciences Program and School of Public Health

Applications received by March 21, 2017, will receive priority consideration. Any questions regarding the position or application can be sent to the search committee care of the above email address.

For more information about the Nutritional Sciences Program visit http://depts.washington.edu/nutr/ .

The Nutritional Sciences Program, Department of Epidemiology, and the UW School of Public Health are committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission; and we welcome applications from faculty who have demonstrated teaching interests in health disparities, social determinants of health, and cultural and socioeconomic diversity. For more information, please see the following website: http://www.washington.edu/diversity . The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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