Family and Consumer Sciences - Tenure Track Assistant Professor

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, 9-month, tenure-track position with the possibility of summer teaching.   The successful candidate will teach courses in foods and nutrition as assigned by the Chair of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of foods, nutrition and wellness; advising undergraduate students; conducting research in area of expertise; serving on department, college and University committees; working cooperatively with staff, faculty and administration; developing professional relationships with local, state, and national agencies and organizations to promote service learning and education opportunities for students.

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Nutrition or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution and be a Registered Dietitian.  Candidates without earned doctorate will be considered, but are only eligible for tenure-track status upon completion of the terminal degree.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Doctoral degree or ABD in Nutrition or related field who have prior teaching experience at the college level; food/nutrition related work experience; demonstrated research interest; ability to use technology in teaching on campus on online; evidence of working collaboratively within and outside the University; and evidence of professional service.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The expected starting date for this position is August 2013.

Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses how their qualifications meet the department’s needs as stated in the position description, Curriculum Vitae, unofficial transcripts and the names and complete contact information of three current professional references to .

Screening will begin March 1. 2013. The position will remain open until filled.

For questions, please contact Dr. Jeanette Davidson, Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics;

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Bradley University

1501 W. Bradley Avenue

Peoria, IL  61625

Phone: (309) 677-2436


Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Consistently ranked among the best comprehensive universities in the Midwest, Bradley, a private, comprehensive university of about 5,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students, provides a broad choice of academic and pre-professional programs with more than 90 programs of study in 5 colleges.  The department, one of the oldest departments at Bradley, with a current enrollment of over 175 students in five majors, including dietetics, nutrition, wellness and hospitality leadership, is proud of its history of excellence.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.