Assistant Professor- Nutrition and Dietetics

Montclair, NJ
Apr 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Montclair State is New Jersey's second largest university. It offers the advantages of a large university - a broad undergraduate curriculum with a global focus, a wide variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level, and a diverse faculty and student body - combined with a small college's attention to students.

Posting Date December 9, 2016

Position Title Assistant Professor- Nutrition and Dietetics

Vacancy # V-F11

Department Nutrition and Food Studies

Division Academic Affairs

Job Description

Tenure-track position in a vibrant and growing undergraduate and graduate Nutrition and Food Studies Department. Appointment includes research, curriculum development, and teaching both undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses, including nutrition assessment, counseling, and advanced nutrition. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars, develop a significant body of refereed publications, advise students, engage in curriculum development, and participate in department, college, and university committees.

Qualifications & Requirements

Earned doctorate in nutritional sciences or related field. Registered Dietitian Nutritionist preferred. A well-defined research agenda and evidence of scholarly activities in areas of nutrition and food, including nutrition counseling. Ability to teach undergraduate courses in Medical Nutrition Applications, Medical Nutrition Therapy, Advanced Nutrition, Nutrition Counseling, and graduate courses in Principles of Nutrition and Nutrition Counseling for Diverse Populations. The department and the College of Education and Human Services are committed to student and faculty diversity and value the educational benefits that derive from such diversity. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; have a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and/or are interested in addressing issues of diversity in research, teaching, and curriculum development.

Salary Range
Dependent upon qualifications.

Anticipated Start Date September 1, 2017

Send cover letter and resume to
(include vacancy # if above)

Send Application letter, resume, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Suzanne McCotter, Associate Dean
Montclair State University
Box C316 V#F11

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EEO/AA Statement:

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