Assistant Professor – Dietetics

Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States

Job description

The Department of Health Professions at James Madison University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the Dietetics Program, starting August 25, 2018. The 10-month position will be filled as tenure-track.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The individual in this position will teach undergraduate courses in an ACEND-accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics which may include but are not limited to clinical dietetics, food science, and food service management. Graduate courses in a MS program will be part of the teaching load. The faculty member will assist in program development and creation of new courses, conduct research and community-based outreach and training programs, advise undergraduate and graduate students, direct graduate student research, and participate in departmental, college, university, and professional activities.


Doctoral degree in foods and nutrition or a related area is required. RD status is preferred. The ideal candidate will have experience in several areas of dietetics including food science, nutrition, and food service management. The candidate should have research experience and peer-reviewed publications, possess an interest in interprofessional education, and be adaptable to trends in the dietetics profession. A track record of professional development and service to the profession is preferred.

Pay Rate: Commensurate with Experience

How to apply

Apply online

James Madison University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer and especially encourages applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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