Department / Faculty: Applied Human Nutrition
Course Name: Clinical Internship
Course Code: NUTR*4502/GAHN*5502*01
Academic Term: Summer Session I and II
Class Timetable: N/A
Course Unit Value: 0.5 unit
Start Date: 5/6/2013
End Date: 8/16/2013
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Master's level education in foods or nutrition with satisfactory practical experience in teaching nutrition at the university level. Active membership in Dietitians of Canada and provincial registration as a professional dietitian are preferred. Experience with supervision of dietetic interns and familiarity with the integrated internship education program approach and the MSVU program in particular. Experience with research methods, ethics review and all facets of dietetic practice.
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking, distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student appeals, and other duties appropriate to the appointment. All distance (DLCE) courses require completion of current technology orientation from DLCE.
Additional Duties: Supervise a minimum of 15 interns (NUTR 4501/2/3 and GAHN 5501/2/3) in a variety of placements (clinical, community, administrative) in a variety of locations (locally, regionally, and nationally). As specified in the MSVU Internship Education Policy and Procedure Manual this includes monitoring program of the interns on placements, providing guidance in research projects, maintaining communication with sponsors and coordinator, assigning final grades based upon debriefing and reviewing of evaluation components. Some travel may be necessary.
Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
The following is the current stipend schedule contained in the Collective Agreement, including 4.9% vacation pay. Stipends listed correspond to a full unit (1.0) course. Contract stipends will be prorated according to the course unit value.
  September 1
Stipend step 2009 2010 2011
1 $8,592 $8,764 $8,939
2 (Currently has precedence and has taught the equivalent of 4 full unit courses over 2 academic years) $9,801 $9,997 $10,197
3 (Currently has precedence and has taught the equivalent of more than 10 full unit courses) $10,522 $10,732 $10,947
This position is subject to budgetary approval and is dependent on adequate enrolment in the course. The precise course section number posted here may be subject to adjustment.
How to apply: Send your letter of application accompanied by current curriculum vitae (CV) and the names of three references to the contact name and address provided below.

Dr. Kim Kienapple, Dept. of Applied Human Nutrition
Mount Saint Vincent University,
166 Bedford Highway,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3M 2J6.
kim.kienapple@msvu.ca
DIRECTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please merge all application components into one (1) PDF document and send via email to the address indicated in the posting. Your PDF document name should include: Applicant name, month and year, e.g., SMITH.JANE.FEB.2013.PDF
Application deadline: 4/15/2013
Mount Saint Vincent University is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal persons, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. Qualified applicants with precedence under the Collective Agreement with CUPE 3912 will be considered first for appointment.