Assistant Professor of Nutrition Counseling and/or Nutrition Informatics

Montclair State University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 29, 2023

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Job Description


Tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Nutrition Counseling and/or Nutrition Informatics specialty faculty position in a vibrant and growing nutrition and food studies department serving diverse students and communities. Appointment includes teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate courses including nutrition education, counseling, advanced counseling for diverse populations, nutrition informatics, and other dietetics courses (e.g., nutrition professional seminar, applied community nutrition, applied nutrition in the lifecycle etc.) for prospective nutrition and food science professionals in the department. We are seeking a candidate who has scholarship in an area related to nutrition education, behavioral counseling, and informatics (e.g., telehealth) etc.; demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively in and with socially, culturally, and economically diverse communities; has a commitment to education for social justice, democratic practice, and critical thinking; and/or displays interest in addressing issues of diversity in research, teaching, and curriculum development. Appointment includes research, teaching, and contribution to scholarly and leadership endeavors. Faculty members are expected to be active scholars; develop a significant body of refereed publications; advise students; engage in curriculum development; contribute to accreditation processes; and participate in department, college, and university committees.


  • Earned doctorate in Nutrition or related field.

  • Well-defined research agenda, evidence of scholarly activities with a focus on the areas related to nutrition and dietetics.

  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, and demonstrated commitment to student and faculty diversity, equity, and justice.

  • Earned Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential and maintained currency; Practice experience as a nutritionist or an RDN in clinical/community settings; or teaching experience in higher education


College for Community Health (CCHL) is committed to improving physical, social, and emotional health outcomes; emphasizing equity, justice, and inclusivity through excellence in teaching, research, and service. CCHL aims to prepare future generations of professionals and researchers who will enhance the health and well-being of all people, environments, and their communities.

The Department of Nutrition and Food Studies offers bachelor’s, master’s and accelerated master’s degrees, post-bachelor’s certificates in dietetics, sustainability, and post-bachelor’s dietetic internship. The Department is supported by three FT professional staff, and 10 FT tenured faculty. The dietetics program in the department is an ACEND-accredited program that cultivates future registered dietitian nutritionists.

Montclair State University is a nationally recognized R2 research doctoral institution that empowers students, faculty, and researchers to rise above their own expectations. Building on a distinguished history dating back to 1908, the University today has 13 colleges and schools that serve more than 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students with more than 300 doctoral, master’s and baccalaureate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 252-acre suburban campus just 12 miles from New York City, Montclair State welcomes a diverse population of students, many of whom are first generation, and delivers the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a supportive and sophisticated academic environment.


Montclair State University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community that is representative of the State of New Jersey through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Montclair State University's commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to thrive as a global citizen. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we are working to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the varied voices of our students, faculty, and staff. The University encourages candidates to apply who will contribute to the cultural tapestry of Montclair and who value teaching a diverse student population, many of whom are first generation students.

SALARY RANGE Commensurate with experience

STARTING DATE September 1, 2024

  • Cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and representative publications which can be uploaded during the application process.

  • 3 letters of recommendation, which can be sent to:

APPLY BY: The position is open until filled and application review begins immediately.


Nutrition and Food Studies

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