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Teaching Positions - Nutritional Sciences (Part-time), Penn State University, University Park, PA
Post Date: 2/6/2014

Teaching Positions - Nutritional Sciences (Part-time)

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Work Unit: Health & Human Development
Department: Nutritional Sciences, University Park Campus
Job Number: 41789

The Department of Nutritional Sciences (Nutr) seeks candidates for part-time teaching positions. Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree (or MS/RD) or doctoral degree in nutrition or closely related field. Teaching opportunities may include Nutr 120 (Food Preparation, lecture component), Nutr 100 (Contemporary Nutrition Concerns, 1.5 cr), Nutr 251 (Introductory Principle of Nutrition, 3 cr), Nutr 490W (Nutrition Seminar, 3 cr writing intensive course with a term paper and oral presentation on an advanced topic in nutrition), Nutr 456 (Community Nutrition, 3 cr), and other courses including a course which requires an MS/RD or RD/PhD to teach. A full listing of undergraduate courses is available at: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Reappointment in subsequent years is possible pending continuing need. Applications will be accepted immediately for potential part time work in March and/or until positions are filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Send application cover letter (with a list of courses you are interested in teaching), curriculum vitae, and the names of three references (with complete contact information, including mailing address, telephone number, and email) to Julie Brenneman, 110 Chandlee Lab, University Park, PA 16802 or via email to Telephone : (814) 865-0108. Please indicate “Nutr Fixed Term Faculty Application” in the subject line of email correspondence. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Julie Brenneman
Assistant Professor Department of Sports Medicine & Nutrition - University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Post Date: 2/6/2014

POSITION: Assistant Professor in the non-tenure-track who

serves as the Director of Wellness & Human Performance (WHP) 

Masters Degree Program.   The mission of the WHP is to teach 

and study the role of nutrition and exercise in promoting health, 

preventing disease and improving physical performance across 

the lifespan.  This position is focused on recruitment of a faculty 

member to contribute to and expand the focus of the curriculum 

and research agenda.    

APPOINTMENT: Ten-month, full-time, non-tenure-track 

appointment; starting August 2014.


1.    Completed Doctorate in Nutrition, Rehabilitation Sciences, 

Exercise Physiology, Public Health, Preventive Medicine, Health 

Promotion or related field.

2. Registered dietitian with a minimum 3 years experience with 

specialization in sports nutrition.  Certified Specialist in Sports 

Dietetics (CSSD) preferred.

3.  Evidence of a research agenda in the study of sports nutrition, 

wellness, nutrition and physical activity in disease prevention.


1. University-level teaching experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:    The candidate will be expected to:

1. Plan, coordinate, implement and evaluate the curricular 

and academic aspects of the MS in Wellness & Human 

Performance.  Stays abreast of developments in the discipline 

and guides the program accordingly.  

2. Be committed to teaching, advising, and mentoring Master 

and Doctoral level students within the Department of Sports 

Medicine & Nutrition who are preparing for clinical, applied, 

or research careers.

3. Participate in recruiting students, including revising 

recruiting brochures, responding to inquiries from 

prospective students.

4. Conduct independent and collaborative research that is 

supported by extramural funding and is consistent with the 

study of nutrition and exercise in promoting optimal health 

and performance and preventing injury.

5. Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals.

6. Perform relevant University and professional service.

7. Work in partnership with diverse populations within the 

University and regional/geographical community that 

builds on the collaborative strengths of the Department and 


SALARY AND RANK:  Competitive salary will be 

commensurate with qualifications at a rank of Assistant Professor 

in the non-tenure stream. 


mission of the department is to advance health and rehabilitation 

through research, teach and professional service. The department

uses a multidisciplinary approach to study, teach, and apply

strategies employing exercise and nutritional sciences as

models for enhancing healthy and physically active lifestyles.

The unique yet synergistic disciplines of Sports Medicine and

Nutrition will be pooled to maximize research capabilities and

expand the knowledge base related to prevention, treatment

and rehabilitation of athletes, those at risk or afflicted with

chronic disease, and those with disabilities. The department

mission is central to University’s goals for the 21st century of

“a renewed emphasis on graduate and professional education”

and “a strong leadership role-locally, regionally, and

nationally.” Superior research facilities are available within the 

department and remote laboratories.  The School of Health and 

Rehabilitation Sciences is a renowned school within the University 

of Pittsburgh, rated among the top in preparing students for a 

successful career.  It is one of the leading academic and research 

institutions in the nation and offers an unlimited vista of challenge 

and opportunity. The School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences 

is an integral part of the world-class University of Pittsburgh 

Medical Center (UPMC). The University of Pittsburgh is regularly 

ranked within the top 5 Universities based on federally funded 

research support.  The University of Pittsburgh is located in the 

city of Pittsburgh, PA in Southwestern Pennsylvania.  Pittsburgh is 

ranked as one of the Most Livable Cities by Places Rated Almanac 

with access to a wide array of recreation opportunities, 

professional and collegiate athletic events, and a vibrant cultural 

district (


APPLICATION PROCESS: Review of applications will

begin March 1, 2014 and will continue until position is filled. 

Send a letter of application, current vitae, and three letters of 

reference specific to this position.  Interested applicants should 

submit (a) a letter of application; (b) a curriculum vita; (c) three 

letters of recommendation. Please mail materials to:  Meaghan 

Beck 3840 South Water Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203 or email: 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action Equal 

Opportunity Employer committed to diversity.

Meaghan Beck
Pediatric Dietitan, Geisinger Health System-Grays Woods Clinic, State College, PA
Post Date: 9/20/2013

Part-time pediatric position available with Geisinger Health System at the Grays Woods Clinic location in State College, PA.  Two 8 hour days per month.  Must have pediatric experience with knowledge of medical nutritional therapy for infants, children and adolescents.  Patients will include failure to thrive, neonatal graduates, pediatric tube feeding and parenteral nutrition follow-up, pediatric weight management and pediatric diabetes.  Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and maintenance of current license to practice dietetics in the state of Pennsylvania required.  Please see job posting 15004 on the Geisinger Health System website.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Associate Director of Sports Nutrition, Penn State University, University Park, PA
Post Date: 8/19/2013

Penn State seeks candidates for the position of Associate Director of Sports Nutrition.  Reporting to the university’s Director of Sports Nutrition, the primary responsibilities of this position will be to provide clinical nutrition counseling to over 800 student athletes from 31 varsity sports and to work with the Sports Performance Team of experts within Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) to include team physicians, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, all head coaches and their support staff.  This position will provide nutrition education services such as personalized counseling and eating plans, nutrition assessments; will develop individual weight management goals and strategies, and will perform body composition tests and explain results.  In addition, will interact with dining hall personal, as well as collaborate closely with others to identify approaches for meeting individual performance needs and goals.  

In addition, this position will collaborate on research projects, work with the Dietetic Internship Coordinator in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, and serve as a mentor to dietetic interns and students with a special focus in sports nutrition.  May present seminars to groups and organization, meet with recruits, provide recommendations on improving nutrition to others, supervise student assistants and assist the director.  The appointment home for this position is the College of Health & Human Development, Department of Nutritional Sciences. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus seven years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetic Registration (RD status) with sports nutrition related experience preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills and counseling experience are required.  The successful candidate must have a broad understanding of physiology, nutrient metabolism, and nutrition education.  Also, must be flexible and have excellent management skills.  Candidates must be available to work evenings and weekends when varsity teams are training, practicing and competing.  This position may require occasional travel with sports teams.  Candidates who meet CSSD (Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics) qualification preferred. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding. Apply to job 40268 at  Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.