Dietitian Nutritionist Program Instructor/Assistant Professor

  • University of Pittsburgh, Sports Medicine and Nutrition Department
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Apr 26, 2021
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


The Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for an appointment (non-tenure) stream faculty position at the rank of instructor or assistant professor to serve as a key member of the Nutrition and Dietetics team.

Responsibilities will include teaching, advising, and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in the Nutrition and Dietetics program including development and oversight of graduate student research/capstone projects.  The successful candidate is expected to teach classes that fulfill departmental needs and are within the candidate’s expertise area.  Additional responsibilities will include participation in department, school, and university governance as well as scholarly activities, professional development, and service.   


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required qualifications include a minimum of a master’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field.  An earned doctorate preferred.  The successful candidate must also be a Registered Dietitian with licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or eligible.  S/he must have previous experience in clinical practice, research, and teaching at the collegiate level.  

Application Details

In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 1, 2021.  Review of applications and interviewing of candidates will commence at this time and until the position is filled.  Compensation package will be commensurate with experience and include all benefits such as health insurance, retirement, and tuition discounts at the University of Pittsburgh for both self and family.  Specific questions regarding the position can be addressed to Dr. Deborah Hutcheson, Vice-Chair and Dietitian Nutritionist Program Director at  Application materials including a cover letter stating interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three (3) professional references should be submitted through Talent Center ( ref # 21001895). 

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