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Kinesiology and Nutrition, Dietetics and Nutrition (ACU)

- Abilene Christian University

City:  Abilene

State:  Texas

Postal Code:  79699

Employment Available: Tenure-track Instructor or Assistant Professor of Dietetics and Nutrition, and Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics


The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition invites applications for a full-time college assistant professor who will have responsibilities as the director of the didactic program in dietetics and as a professor for nutrition courses. The didactic program in dietetics is an accredited program through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics. The B.S. in nutrition contains four concentrations: didactic program in dietetics, community, exercise science, and food service. The ideal candidate will be a Registered Dietitian and have a master’s degree in nutrition or a closely related field, and experience in various areas of nutrition. About 40 students are enrolled in the nutrition degree, and the new faculty member will function as a mentor to nutrition students and as a sponsor of the ACU Student Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The position will begin Fall 2019. Information about the department is available at acu.edu/kinu.

Apply online at acucareers.acu.edu. Application ​requirements include a statement of how faith informs your teaching; a discussion of your spiritual journey; a curriculum vitae; transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work; and names, addresses and phone numbers of references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. ACU is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minority candidates. The university is affiliated with the fellowship of the Churches of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and be active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ and deeply committed to service in Christian higher education. The mission of ACU is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world.

Abilene Christian University does not unlawfully discriminate in employment opportunities.

Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, Dean, ACU Box 28276, Abilene, Texas 79699-8276

For more information

Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker, Dean
Abilene Christian University
ACU Box 28276
Abilene, TX