Clinical Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Food Sciences

Job description

The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor (non-tenure-track) position for the 2018-19 academic year. Appointment: January 2019.

Teach 3 undergraduate courses per year including General Nutrition (NFS 207) and Public Health Nutrition (NFS 212G) and Food, Nutrition, and People (NFS 276G). Direct the University of Rhode Island’s successful Nutrition Cooperative Extension Program including EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program). Lead an effective team of nutrition educators to deliver high-quality, evidence-based nutrition programs for the state of Rhode Island including underserved and diverse populations. This position requires grant development for nutrition programming and overall administration of Cooperative Extension programs that may include some responsibilities in the summer. Summer salary is contingent on grant funding.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00102).   Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your Faculty Employment Application:  (#1) Cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position (as one complete document), (#2) Curriculum Vita, (#3) A one page description of your Teaching Philosophy, and (#4) “Other” a one page five-year plan of your vision for nutrition outreach in the state of Rhode Island.

PLEASE NOTE: Three letters of Recommendation will be required: Please have Letters of Recommendation sent directly by the Referees only to Search chair, Cathy English at: ([email protected]) by first consideration date November 9, 2018.

Application Deadline:  This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by November 9, 2018. Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 26, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (November 26, 2018) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.




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Job No: F00102
Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
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