Lecturer in Nutritional Science

Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
19 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9775/D1817

Job Description

Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College invites applications for a full-time Lecturer (non-tenure track) position in Nutrition in the Department of Health Sciences. The position will start in Fall 2017. We are looking for a colleague who will help us to continue building on the College’s tradition of excellence.

Lecturers at Boston University are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students and participate in service. This specific position has some administrative responsibilities to support the Program Directors in Nutrition and to lead strategic initiatives that will increase the marketability of our graduate nutrition programs. A successful candidate will have an established career as a nutrition professional and demonstrated skills in classroom instruction at the college/university level.

Required Skills

Qualifications include:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential with a minimum of five years experience in clinical practice is required
  • A minimum education of a Master’s Degree in Nutrition (or closely related field) is required
  • A doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, DrPH or equivalent) is desirable but not required
  • Teaching experience at the college/university level is required
  • Strong communication skills and an administrative skill set that includes the ability to work efficiently with Microsoft Office, social media platforms and other on-line tools is required

The Department of Health Sciences is part of a vibrant Boston University academic and research community that includes 17 schools and colleges across the Charles River and Medical campuses, including the Boston University School of Public Health as well as many other highly regarded medical and educational institutions in the Boston area that allow for collaborative and interdisciplinary activities. We invite you to join our interdisciplinary faculty and become involved with our network of collaborations within Boston University and the greater Boston community.


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send applications (letter of intent including statement of teaching and clinical experience, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to speak on your behalf regarding your qualifications) to:

Diane Wadman
Assistant to the Chair
Department of Health Sciences
Boston University
College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College
635 Commonwealth Avenue,
Boston, MA 02215
(electronic submission is preferred: dwadman@bu.edu )

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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