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Faculty Open Rank - (Instructor or Assistant Professor) - Nutrition Program, School of Urban Public

Hunter College
New York, United States
$51,242.00 - $97,580.00
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Faculty Open Rank - (Instructor or Assistant Professor) - Nutrition Program, School of Urban Public Health

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Hunter College

Full/Part Time





The Nutrition Program at Hunter College invites applications for a full-time faculty position, to begin August 2022. The position would entail serving as the Director of the ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship (DI) Program, overseeing the supervised experiential learning component including clinical placements for other graduate nutrition students, and teaching graduate/undergraduate nutrition courses.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Coordinating, scheduling, and managing supervised practice experiences, assessment of student progress toward achieving competency required by ACEND standards. Provide direct oversight to interns in rotations, assist with the management of interns, select and evaluate supervised practice sites, and recruit, orient, and evaluate preceptors. Initiate and maintain clinical contracts. Effectively teach graduate level practicum and other nutrition courses. Promote student recruitment and retention, as well as marketing of the program. Maintain adherence to ACEND accreditation standards. Performs teaching, research and guidance duties in area(s) of expertise. Shares responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


For Assistant Professor:

Ph.D. degree in area(s) of experience or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

For Instructor:

Master's degree in area(s) of expertise, and/or active progress toward a Doctorate, or equivalent. Also required are the ability to teach successfully, interest in productive scholarship or achievement, and ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. For the Instructor title, faculty must complete the Assistant Professor requirement for the relevant doctoral degree within five years.


Earned Doctoral degree in the field of Nutrition and Dietetics or a closely related field with a minimum of three years of professional experience, post credentialing as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Candidates with Master’s degree with extensive, 5+ years post credentialing administrative and professional experience may be considered. In-person and online, college level teaching experience as a primary instructor. Effective oral and written communication skills. Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Prior clinical work experiences and leadership experience with an ACEND-accredited Dietetics program. Experience as a preceptor to dietetic interns. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience as a DI Director.

The successful candidate will have experience teaching graduate nutrition courses.

Vaccine Requirement:

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

Assistant Professor: $51,242-$97,580

Instructor: $47,089- $78,005


Applications must be submitted online by accessing the CUNY Portal on City University of New York job website: . To search for this vacancy, click on SEARCH ALL POSTINGS and in SEARCH JOBS field, enter the five digit Job Opening ID number 23846.

Click on the"APPLYNOW" button and follow the application instructions. Current users of the site should access their established accounts; new users should follow the instructions to set up an account.

Please have your documents available to attach into the application before you begin. Note, the required material must be uploaded as ONE document under CV/ Resume (do not upload individual files for a cover letter, references, etc.). The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name of file should not exceed ten (10) characters – also DO NOT USE SYMBOLS (such as accents (é, è, (â, î or ô), ñ, ü, ï , –, _ or ç)).

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants must include the following attachments as a single PDF file in the order specified: a ) cover letter addressing qualifications, teaching and administrative experience, areas candidate is qualified to teach; b ) current curriculum vita; and c ) names, telephone numbers, and e-mails of at least three recent professional references who can speak to the qualifications of the applicant.


The search will remain open until the position is filled. The committee will begin reviewing complete applications on April 12, 2022. Applications submitted after the deadline will only be considered if the position/s remain open after initial round.


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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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