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Assistant Director & Nutrition Program Director

Hood College
Frederick, Maryland

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Four-Year Institution
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Hood College invites applications for a full-time (10-month), tenure-track assistant professor of nutrition who will also serve as director for the newly-created graduate program in nutrition science. This new graduate program is part of the college’s growing health science program and is one of the Future Educator Model (FEM) programs recently chosen by ACEND.

Under the general supervision of the department chair of nursing, and in collaboration with the graduate school dean, the full-time program director is responsible for teaching in area of expertise and overseeing the implementation of the graduate program in nutrition and dietetics which consists of three tracks: dietetics, sustainability and general nutrition sciences. The preferred candidate will have program development, accreditation, and teaching/mentoring experience necessary to support the implementation of these degree tracks.

We seek a candidate with a strong commitment in a liberal arts setting, who is passionate about high-impact learning experiences, and who values diversity, equity and inclusion in all that they do. Candidates must have strong organizational skills and proven ability to work collaboratively across academic disciplines.

Education and/or Experience

• Doctoral degree in nutrition or related field;

• RD licensure required with a minimum of three years’ teaching experience at an accredited 4-year institution;

• Administrative, program development, and ACEND accreditation experience preferred;

• Knowledge of and ability to integrate computer/digital technology in the classroom;

• Strong service record and experience with committee and administrative duties.

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To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online via our electronic application, which requires a cover letter with curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation. Please send the letters of recommendation to [email protected].

If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email [email protected] or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. EOE/AAP/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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