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Work type: Part Time
Location: Non-Campus Location
Categories: Faculty, Academics, Academic Term, Remote



Prepares and delivers relevant course content using a variety of teaching methods and assessments that support student learning. Ensures that students achieve and demonstrate mastery of stated learning objectives

Courses may be taught at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and may include: Determinants of Health, Introduction to Public Health, Nutrition, Anatomy & Physiology, and/or Advanced Clinical Nutrition  


Diversity & Inclusion 

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply. 

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Teaches assigned course(s) by delivering appropriate course content to students, preparing course materials and lesson plans, grading student work, providing students with robust feedback in a timely manner, and addressing students’ questions and concerns
  • Prepares and maintains course site in the learning management system for dissemination of course materials, assessments, and weekly updating of the grade center in accordance with university requirements
  • Maintains accurate records of student attendance, academic achievement and performance in accordance with university policies and procedures
  • Distributes to each student, in each course, via the learning management system, a university-approved syllabus that includes course objectives, texts, attendance policy and materials required for course and evaluation criteria
  • Communicates early with the student, department chair, and academic counselor for any student in danger of failure or in need of individual counseling, using appropriate university systems
  • Refers students to appropriate university sources for information, guidance, financial assistance, career services, library services, academic support, accessibility services, counseling, and other support services
  • Populates the university’s faculty information system with data to establish teaching credentials and maintains data, as needed
  • Attends faculty orientation and meetings, as requested by the college
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a master's degree in public health, science or a related field of study from a regionally accredited institution, or other appropriate accreditation as determined by Johnson & Wales University
  • One or more years experience teaching in a higher education setting
  • Valid Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential in Rhode Island or the ability to obtain such credential upon hire
  • Proficiency at teaching online courses
  • Proficiency in Blackboard 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in health sciences, nutrition or a related field of study 


Compensation: $4,100 - $4,700/course dependent on course and degree of candidate 

Benefits: This part-time position offers benefits, which includes an employee assistance program and travel assistance program. Adjunct faculty may become eligible for paid sick time. Please note that the university reserves the right to amend, add to, or reduce the benefits as management determines from time to time is appropriate.


Please note: 

Official college/university transcripts are required prior to hire.

By applying to this posting, you are entering an applicant pool for adjunct faculty which will be hired on an as needed basis. As such, not everyone in the applicant pool for this position will be contacted and/or selected to teach.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed. 

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