Public Health Nutritionist

Georgetown University
Washington D.C.

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Public Health Nutritionist, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research -Georgetown University Medical Center

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Public Health Nutritionist, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research -Georgetown University Medical Center

Job Overview

The Public Health Nutritionist is primarily responsible for the coordination for the nutrition assessment, nutrition education, and development of interventions to address the needs of our catchment area. They work in partnership with community organizations, residents, and the OMH outreach staff to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate nutrition intervention protocols and education materials for research studies.

The Public Health Nutritionist provides educational workshops and lecture series, and - as anticipated in collaboration with grocery stores - performs cooking demonstrations, including instruction about reading food labels, nutrient content, and healthy eating. They employ the essential skills of thorough attention to detail, good organizational skills, effective interpersonal skills, and effective verbal and written communication skills to convey nutrition and research-related information to research subjects of all ages and backgrounds.

They also support the efforts of the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities community outreach and engagement requirements for Lombardi Comprehensive Care Center.

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Associate Director of Minority Health and Health Disparities Research, the Public Health Nutritionist interacts with community organizations, residents, cancer survivors, grocery stores, as well as community outreach staff and Lombardi faculty, including epidemiologists and behavioral scientists.

  • Ph.D. preferred or Master's degree in nutrition, nutritional sciences, or related dietary field
  • Registered Dietitian
  • 10 to 15 years of experience in nutrition education, cooking demonstrations, and interventions
  • Strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint, along with a working knowledge of Internet usage and research
  • Working knowledge of office equipment
  • Willingness and availability to work at multiple sites, including occasional weekend and evening hours, as needed

Preferred qualification

Experience working in minority underserved populations

Work Mode: On Campus. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Georgetown University community is committed to our public health approach and the important role that vaccines play in contributing to the safety of our University and our broader communities. Georgetown University requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when eligible, or to have an approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement applies to all faculty and staff, including teleworking employees. Complete details and updates can be found in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.

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