Assistant Professor and Dietetic Director - Mississippi State University in Starkville Mississippi

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Mississippi State University

Starkville , Mississippi 39762

United States


Detailed Job Description

MSU is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Professor and Director, Dietetic Internship (DI) (9-month, tenure track with possible summer employment). The primary function of the DI Director is to provide leadership for the dietetic internship program. This faculty position includes 25% appointment as DI Director, 25% research, 50% teaching.  

Our DI program is accredited by ACEND until 2022.  The DI director will be responsible for implementing all ACEND dietetic internship accreditation requirements as well as provide leadership to expand the DI program consistent with national trends.

Expected qualifications include:

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited university in nutrition or a closely-related area.
  • RD/RDN credential required; eligible for licensure in Mississippi; member of A.N.D.
  • Excellent communication skills and collegiality.
  • Competent in using various methods of information technology.

Desired qualifications include:

  • Experience as a dietetic practitioner
  • Relevant teaching experience
  • Publication in peer-reviewed journals
  • Experience in grant writing

The application process:

 All applications must be submitted online at PARF no 7155. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2014 and continue until filled.

(1) letter of application including statements of vision and teaching philosophy

(2) curriculum vitae

(3) college/university transcripts

(4) name and contact information for three references

For additional information, please contact Brent Fountain, PhD, RD, LD, search committee chair at or 662.325.0849.

Mississippi State University is an AA/EEO employer.

Keyword Phrases

  • Nutrition
  • Dietetic
  • Assistant Professor
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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