Assistant Professor - Core Faculty - Nutrition (#19-045CA)


Assistant Professor - Core Faculty - Nutrition (#19-045CA)

Bastyr University, a private regionally accredited institution, is accepting applications for a faculty position in the Department of Nutrition in the School of Natural Health Arts and Sciences at its San Diego, California campus.

This position will contribute to the Master of Science in Nutrition for Wellness program.  Instructional duties and responsibilities include teaching graduate and undergraduate students in human-nutrition related courses incorporating a whole food nutrition and natural health paradigm; teaching courses related to community health education; contributing broad university service through student mentoring and academic advisement, committee work, scholarship and professional development.


PhD preferred in nutrition, public health or related field; Minimum of three (3) years teaching experience at the graduate and undergraduate level. Prefer candidate previously ranked as assistant or associate professor at a regionally accredited institution.

The qualified candidate has demonstrated excellence in teaching a variety of nutrition and public health courses at the graduate level and has experience in community health education. The qualified candidate has experience mentoring graduate projects in community nutrition or community health education. The qualified candidate is collaborative, provides evidence of exceptional communication skills and has an interest in developing new programs.

Bastyr University provides a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental & vision, 403B plan, and generous paid time-off policies.

Review of applicants will begin July 12, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin on Sept. 1, 2019.  Salary and ranking are dependent on qualifications and experience. Interested persons should refer to job #19-045CA when submitting a curriculum vita, letter of interest including a description of previous administrative experience to

Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences. Bastyr University promotes a work environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity.

Bastyr University is an equal opportunity institution. We do not discriminate in matters of employment or participation in programs, services or benefits on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, or veteran status. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the university in advance if you require special accommodation due to a disability.

Special Note: All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance during the application process should contact the Human Resources department by phone (425) 602-3087 or fax (425) 602-3058 or email

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Assistant Professor - Core Faculty - Nutrition (#19-045CA)