21 days old
2018-01-312018-02-28

Associate or Full Professor, and Program Director

Virginia Tech
Virginia
  • Job Code
    55188
  • Job Type
    Employee

Tenure-Track, Associate or Full Professor

Program Director, MS in Nutrition and Dietetics Program

Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise, Virginia Tech

 

The Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise (HNFE; http://hnfe.vt.edu) invites applications for a 9-month (AY), tenure-track faculty appointment at the level of Associate or Full Professor, and Program Director, MS Program in Nutrition and Dietetics. An administrative stipend will be provided for the summer months. Responsibilities include program administration (33%), research (33%), and teaching (33%). We are seeking a visionary leader to direct a new Master of Science graduate degree program in Nutrition and Dietetics to prepare students to become Registered Dietitian Nutritionists. The 17-month, non-thesis MS program emphasis will be Nutrition Counseling & Behavior Change. A research program that complements the Master of Science program is required. Responsibilities will include instruction of up to three (3 cr.) graduate courses per calendar year, supervision of the Assistant Director and other program staff, coordination with the Director of the Exemplary Program award-winning undergraduate Dietetics Program, conducting research, graduate advising, and service. Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in nutrition/related field;

  • The RD/RDN credential with at least 3 years experience;

  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics;

  • Experience in an ACEND-accredited dietetic education program;

  • History of refereed publications;

  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively on research;

  • Demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding to maintain an active research program;

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully train graduate students;

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills;

  • Commitment to innovative dietetics education.

     

    For application information, contact Brenda Davy, PhD RDN, Search Committee Chair, at: bdavy@vt.edu

     

Categories

  • Dietary / Food Services

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Virginia Tech
Virginia

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Virginia

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