Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Clinical Nutrition
Position Description: The Clinical Nutrition Program in the School of Health Sciences at the University of the Pacific invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor position. This is a full-time, non tenure track position. Faculty rank and title are contingent upon the successful candidate's experience and qualifications.
The faculty at University of the Pacific are responsible for providing all aspects of didactic and clinical education for the Programs. Faculty members are integral in all activities of the program and participate in many areas by instruction and by example.
Teaching is the primary focus of faculty at the University. We aspire to promote student learning within a humanistic environment such that students are enthusiastic about providing scientifically-based, patient-centered nutrition care. The role of the instructional faculty within the University of the Pacific is to provide instruction as assigned in areas of knowledge and expertise.
The mission of the Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition FG Program is to provide a graduate level, student-centered, interprofessional Nutrition and Dietetics education that is integrated with leadership, innovative supervised experiential learning and research experiences that prepares students to become skilled and compassionate registered dietitian/nutritionist professionals who practice comprehensive clinical nutrition care using an evidence-based approach.
Scholarship and research are also valued at University of the Pacific. The Clinical Nutrition Programs are committed to strengthening research through the development of, and support for, collaborative research and practice-based/applied research. The intent of this effort is not only to increase the discovery and dissemination of knowledge, but also to focus on faculty and student scholarship and research as part of the University's overall educational mission.
Special Instructions: Please provide contact information for at least three (3) professional references. A link will be sent from the system to each reference to solicit a letter of recommendation.
University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.
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Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.