The Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP) Department of Clinical and Preventive Nutrition Sciences (DCPNS) is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position.
SHP is one of eight schools that are part of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, the premier health sciences institution in New Jersey. The SHP Department of Clinical and Preventive Nutrition Sciences houses a Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Dietetic Internship, the U.S.'s first entry level M.S. in Clinical Nutrition using the Future Education Model and two degree programs designed exclusively for R.D.s; a M.S. in Clinical Nutrition and a Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition. All of the programs are well recognized for their innovation in nutrition and dietetics education and scholarship.
The Department has a growing research portfolio including NIH and other extramurally funded research in chronic kidney disease, oral health/disease, chemosenses, perinatal health, and cardiometabolic diseases along with a rich history of research and training in advanced level dietetics practice and nutrition focused physical examination. Our faculty mentor graduate students in conducting research studies both nationally and internationally, and are also closely involved in global scholarship and education initiatives. Rutgers is an internationally ranked and recognized University that is a member of the prestigious AAU and the Big Ten conference, and is celebrating its 250th anniversary. Through this faculty appointment, the department anticipates building on that strong history by increasing its capacity for excellence in research and teaching, and by aligning with the University's Strategic Plan.
Minimum Education and Experience:
We seek to hire a faculty member with a doctoral degree in nutrition or a related area; the RDN credential is required. The successful candidate will have a growing record of scholarship and research in clinical nutrition, experience directing graduate student research and teaching at the graduate level. This full time faculty position may be at the assistant professor or higher level.
Posting Number: 18FA0809
Location: Newark (RBHS)
Internal Number: 79808
About Rutgers University
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