Visiting Clinical Dietitian Nutritionist - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, College

Champaign, IL
May 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Internal to Campus

The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a Visiting Clinical Dietitian Nutritionist to fill a full-time, 12 month, Academic Professional position. The successful candidate will provide patient care in oncology nutrition at Carle Cancer Center as well as performing professional level duties associated with the implementation of ongoing oncology nutrition research studies.

Conduct the nutrition care process and participate in patient rounds and care conferences. Provide individual and group counseling of patients and their support systems. Review nutrition deficiencies. Chart and/or document of the patient care provided as necessary and appropriate. Provision of care through telemedicine to Carle's patients and/or through travel to Carle satellite clinics outside of the main Carle campus in Urbana. Develop and present educational programs for medical staff, patients and the general public. Train and supervise nutrition and dietetics students and interns as appropriate and screen, consent and follow patients for collaborative University and Carle oncology nutrition research studies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidate must have an MS or MPH in Nutrition, Dietetics or other related field such as public health. They must hold the credential of Registered Dietitian. 3-5 years professional experience as a Registered Dietitian and 3-5 years in oncology nutrition and/or nutrition support/infusion services experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: In addition to the above qualifications: Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) credential.

SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications, experience.

PROPOSED START DATE AND LOCATION: June 16, 2017 or as soon as possible after the closing date.

This is a security sensitive position that requires a background check from the University of Illinois and the Carle Foundation Hospital, including but not limited to a criminal background check upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Record of a current medical examination and immunizations is required also.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Individuals from underrepresented populations are especially welcome to apply. Interested applicants must submit a cover letter that details suitability for and interest in the position, resume and names and contact information of three references. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 1, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. To apply, please create your candidate profile and upload all required materials at Only applicants with complete profiles will be considered. Questions regarding this process may be directed to Ms. Audra Martin, Office Support Specialist (

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Final approval is given by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

College Name or Administrative Unit: ACES
Category: Academic Professional
Title: Visiting Clinical Dietitian Nutritionist - Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (A1700299)
Open Date: 05/18/2017
Close Date: 06/01/2017
Organization Name: Food Science and Human Nutrition


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