Job ID: 161108

Assistant/Associate Professor in Human Nutrition, Internship Director

Tuskegee University

  • Jun. 23, 2021
  • Assistant/Associate Professor in Human Nutrition, Internship Director
  • Tuskegee University
    Tuskegee, AL
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Nutrition and Dietetics

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University seeking "Excellence in Every Way," the ideal Assistant/Associate Professor will be able to assist in the daily operations and management of CAENS/Department of Food and Nutrition Science and in alignment with the Office of the President.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
The Department houses the (ACEND) -accredited DPD program, preparing students with the education to become registered dietitians. The Internship Director is responsible for assuring that all ACEND accreditation standards, policies, and procedures are met in regards to the Internship program, data collection and evaluation, completing and submitting required annual program reports, required ongoing program assessment and revision with ACEND standards. In addition, responsibilities include, but not limited to, extension research in nutrition, health well-being, teaching graduate nutrition/dietetics/food courses, academic advising and mentoring of the program’s students and working collaboratively and effectively with other faculty members to advance the missions of the program, Department, College, and University.


Earned Doctorate in human nutrition food science, public health nutrition or closely related field
Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
Minimum of three (3) years professional experience post credentialing
Evidence of successful teaching, research and extension experience at the graduate level
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preferred Qualifications (Associate Level)

Familiar and actively involve with ACEND-accredited program
Evidence of scholarly activity, including, but not limited to publications, conference presentations, and grant writing
History of interdisciplinary training or collaborations
Commensurate with education, training, and experience: Salary is contingent upon outside funding.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of recommendations (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088
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