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Lecturer - Clinical Nutrition

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 4th, 2017
Last review date: October 10th, 2017
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The School of Nursing invites applicants for the position of Lecturer with a specialty in nutrition and clinical dietetics. Candidates should have the following qualifications: 1) credentials include an M.S in Nursing or related field ; 2) clinical nutrition experience; 3) excellent skills in teaching and mentoring students; 4) competency in clinical nutrition; and 5) demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as a core value in education. National certification in some aspect of clinical nutrition is preferred. Successful candidates should have a good understanding of the academic process and the University setting along with the ability to establish excellent working relationships with other faculty and students. Responsibilities include: 1) prepare/present lectures and provide clinical instruction to prelicensure students in the nutrition component of a health promotion course in accordance with the curriculum; 2) construct, administer, grade and file appropriate student evaluations and final grades; 3) provide student counseling and mentorship as needed, in conjunction with the Director of Student Affairs 4) participate in School of Nursing program meetings, and 5) function effectively as part of teaching teams. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience. Salary will be commensurate with background and experience.

The School of Nursing welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from under-represented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

UCLA is ranked as one of the top universities in the US. The School of Nursing, currently ranked among the top 2% of nursing schools in NIH funding, has several centers for excellence, including the Center for American Indian & Indigenous Research and Edcuation (CAIRE), the Center for Advancement of Gerntological Nursing Science (AGNS), the Center for Vulnerable Populations Research (CVPR), and the Tobacco Free Nurses Initiative. It is also home to a nurse-managed practice, the School of Nursing Health Center of the Union Rescue Mission for care of the homeless; and offers many educational opportunities in the community as well as the highly acclaimed Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. The School of Nursing offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Requests for information should be sent to the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs, Dr. Lynn V. Doering ( Applicants should submit all materials at the official UCLA website Review of completed applications will begin as soon as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled

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Los Angeles, CA




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