Job DescriptionNutrition & Health Science
Instructors of Nutrition and Health Science
Ball State University
The Department of Nutrition and Health Science invites applicants for the part-time semester Nutrition and/or Health Science instructors.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
The Department of Nutrition and Health Science invites applications for part-time faculty semester appointments to teach classes in public health areas including health education and promotion, research methods, or nutrition/dietetics; face-to-face on the Ball State campus in Muncie, Indiana OR online.
Original official transcripts and licensure/credentials in respective field of expertise are required at time of hire.
The applicant pool will be considered for up to one year from the posting date.
For public health classes in Health Education and Promotion program:
• Master’s degree or higher in health education and promotion or closely related public health field from an accredited institution
• Minimum of 1 year of successful on-campus university teaching experience or related work experience
• For research methods courses, professional experience in research is required, such as work for a research study in a funded research grant
For public health classes in Nutrition/Dietetics:
• Master’s degree or higher in nutrition or closely related field from an accredited institution
• Prior teaching or GA experience
• For research methods courses, professional experience in research is also required, such as work for a research study in a funded research grant
• For medical nutrition therapy courses, RDN required
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Additional years of successful college or university teaching experience and/or work experience, including research experiences. For public health classes in Health Education and Promotion: CHES or MCHES strongly preferred.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30154. Include the following documents with your application: Teaching Philosophy Statement, curriculum vitae, and cover letter addressed to Alyce Fly. You may provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement.
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through March 31, 2023.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.