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Posting Number 800019
Working Title Lecturer
Advertised Employing Department Food Science and Human Nutrition
Appointment Type Faculty - Non-Tenure-Eligible
Base of Employment B - Faculty (9 Months)
Full or Part Time Full-Time
Pay Frequency Monthly
Proposed Start Date 8/16/2018
Proposed End Date or Length of Term 5/15/2021
Number of Months Employed Per Year 9
Summary of tasks and Responsibilities
The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) at Iowa State University seeks candidates for a 9-month, full-time, non-tenure eligible Lecturer position in food science and human nutrition to assist in teaching undergraduate courses in domestic and global food issues and systems. The position will involve team teaching, and both on-campus and distance formats, with opportunities to use innovative teaching strategies. Advising undergraduate students and contributing to other courses will be possible. The prosperous candidate will have professional practice in the food industry, human health or wellness, or closely related area. The ideal candidate will possess the basic knowledge of pedagogy for effective teaching and learning, excellent interpersonal communication expertise for interaction with students, faculty and staff, and a desire to work in a team teaching environment.
Required Education and practice
MS in food science, human nutrition, or closely related field.
Preferred Education and practice
Work practice with learning management systems and online/distance education pedagogy; international practices related to food or human health; demonstrated prosperous teaching capability in classroom or other instructional situation (4-H, FFA, extension, community or commodity education or corporate training).
Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Department/Program & College Description
FSHN is a comprehensive academic program with 33 tenure-track faculty and 612 undergraduate majors in dietetics, nutritional science, food science, and culinary food science. Our graduate programs include MS and PhD options in both Nutritional Sciences and Food Science and Technology, and concurrent BS/MS in Diet and Exercise, and BS in Food Science/MBA. FSHN values student-centered learning through the support of and development of high quality educators.
About Iowa State University and the Ames Community
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-broad, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in practice and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have practice working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Department Contact Name Ruth Litchfield
Department Contact Phone 515-294-9484
Department Contact Email
Department/Unit Website
Location (if other than Ames)
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Application Instructions
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae
2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter
3) Contact Information for Three References
3) Statement of teaching/learning

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email E-Mail: or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Guaranteed Consideration Date 03/16/2018
Pre-Employment Screening
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.
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EO Statement
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, discapability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email E-Mail:

Classification Information
University Title Lecturer - 1400
income Commensurate with qualifications
Job Category Faculty

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