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Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor

The University of Georgia
Athens Area

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Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor


FACS-Nutritional Sciences

About the University of Georgia:

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including approximately 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department:

The College of Family and Consumer Sciences is committed to student success, holistic development and inclusive perspective taking. FACS develops leaders who focus on the science and art of helping individuals live well in a complex society. The Department of Nutritional Sciences is one of four departments in the College. The Department has 23 faculty including 3 tenure-track Extension Specialists, 379 undergraduate students majoring in Nutritional Sciences, Dietetics, and Culinary Science and Nutrition, and FACS Education as well as 30 graduate students in the PhD and MS thesis graduate degree programs and 40 in the non-thesis MS degree programs including the on-line MS program in Community Nutrition. The Department has strong ties and opportunities for interdisciplinary research programs with Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Kinesiology, Pharmacy, Food Science and Technology, Public Health, Veterinary Medicine, Gerontology, Psychology, the Biomedical and Health Sciences Institute and others. The University of Georgia is one of four institutions of the NIH funded Georgia Clinical & Translational Alliance which leverages complementary strengths to accelerate clinical and translational research The Clinical and Translational Research Unit (CTRU) located on the UGA Health Sciences Campus, supports investigators to conduct clinical and translational studies. The CTRU is an initiative of the Augusta University/UGA Medical Partnership and the UGA Office of Research.

The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. Athens offers a rich cultural environment interconnected with the university and is perennially identified as one of America’s most livable cities. Additional information can be found at:

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Benefits Eligible

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicant screening will begin immediately. The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected; however, to be assured of a complete review, candidates should submit their application materials by August 31, 2023. The application packet must include a cover letter of interest that details how the applicant’s credentials and experience meet the needs of the position as well as responsibilities and qualifications detailed in the posting; a current curriculum vitae; teaching statement (experience and philosophy); and contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without further correspondence with the applicant.

Confidential requests for information may be directed to:
Emma M. Laing, PhD, RDN, FAND
Clinical Professor
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics
Academy National Media Spokesperson

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

EEO Statement:

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Classification Title:

Open Rank

Faculty Rank:

Open Rank

Contract Type:

Fiscal (12 mo.)

Tenure Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:

An earned doctoral degree (upon appointment) in nutrition or a related field.

Position Summary:

Clinical Assistant Professor/Clinical Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences (75% Teaching and 25% Administration), full-time, 12-month fiscal year appointment in the Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences

o Teach undergraduate and graduate in-residence and online courses in applied nutrition, including clinical and community
o Direct and grow the online Master of Science program in Community Nutrition, and provide leadership for effectively managing all aspects of the program including:
o Lead the recruitment, evaluation, and advising efforts for the program
o Expand online program offerings within the Nutritional Sciences department that meet the needs of prospective students and the profession
o Maintain approval for the program curriculum and oversee the online course reviews and revisions with the Office of Online Learning and faculty
o Supervise and mentor students enrolled in the online MS program, track student progress, and coordinate efforts for student remediation and retention
o Collaborate within UGA and pivotal organizations and networks in the discipline and build on strengths of the program to meet enrollment goals established by the department and college
o Contribute to activities that serve the department, college, university, the public, and the profession

Additional Requirements:

To be considered for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor, the applicant must hold an earned doctoral degree (upon appointment) in nutrition or a related field. The applicant must be credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetics; have a minimum of three years of professional experience post-credentialing; and have a minimum of two years’ experience with effective online pedagogy and best practices in teaching and learning.

To be considered for the position of Clinical Associate Professor, the applicant must meet the above qualifications and attained Assistant Professor or Clinical Assistant Professor rank at a comparable university and have at least four years of relevant experience.

Clinical Faculty expectations for Promotion in the College of Family & Consumer Sciences, Department of Nutritional Sciences are summarized at: UGA Guidelines for Appointment and Promotion of Clinical Faculty are available at:

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Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



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The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest and most comprehensive institution of higher education. Founded in 1785, it is the birthplace of public higher education in America.

Today, UGA enrolls more than 40,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. The main campus has 460 buildings on 767 acres of land. The total acreage of UGA in 30 Georgia counties is 41,539. UGA has 18 colleges and schools, which include Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environment and Design, Family and Consumer Sciences, Forestry and Natural Resources, Graduate School, Journalism and Mass Communication, Law, Pharmacy, Public Health, Public and International Affairs, Social Work, Veterinary Medicine, and the Honors College. It offers 24 baccalaureate degrees in more than 140 fields; 33 master’s degrees in 144 fields; 8 educational specialist degrees; four doctoral degrees in 99 areas; professional degrees in law, pharmacy and veterinary medicine; and more than 170 study-abroad and exchange programs. UGA Libraries rank among the nation’s best research libraries and contain a total of 5.3 million volumes and one of nation’s largest map collections. The university has had 25 recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, making it one of the nation’s top Rhodes producers among public universities. UGA is home of the Peabody Awards, presented annually for distinguished achievement and meritorious public service for television, podcast/radio, and digital media. It also is home of Georgia’s State Botanical Garden, state Museum of Art and State Museum of Natural History. Additionally, UGA has one of the largest and most comprehensive public service and outreach programs conducted by an American educational institution.

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