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The Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Job Bank is sponsored by the Maine members of the national Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Below is a listing of jobs that may be available. This information is as up-to-date as possible, but please be aware that some positions may already be filled.

Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition | University of Maine

Employer: University of Maine

Location: Orono, Maine

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Human Nutrition

Responsibilities: Purpose: The School of Food and Agriculture seeks candidates for a full-time, nine-month tenure-track assistant professor position in the program area of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSN). The candidate will teach and advise in the undergraduate and graduate nutrition programs, and establish an independent, externally-funded research program in human behavioral nutrition.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a 50% research and 50% teaching tenure track position. Teaching assignments include: FSN 401 Community Nutrition (4 credits) FSN 101 Introduction to Food and Nutrition (3 credits) in alternate years FSN 671 Advance Graduate Seminar (1 credit) each semester, and a graduate course in alternate years. In addition the successful candidate will be expected to advise FSN undergraduate majors, support undergraduate research and honors thesis projects, and to both recruit and advise graduate students.

The successful candidate is expected to develop a nationally and internationally recognized research program in behavioral or community nutrition. Examples of possible areas of specialization include: 1) effective models for nutrition education and behavior change, 2) understanding environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity behaviors, 3) nutrition education interventions to reduce chronic disease risk and/or prevent obesity, and 4) environmental approaches that promote healthy communities, food systems, and behaviors. The successful applicant should have the skills and interests to enable possible participation in a successful multi-state project on behavioral and environmental assessments of factors associated with nutritional health in young adult communities. Available resources at the University of Maine include the Mary Simcock Lynch Clinical Nutrition Lab, including equipment for conducting dietary and physical assessments. The Dr. Matthew Highlands Pilot Plant and commercial kitchen house food processing equipment and are available for teaching activities.

Collaboration is possible with faculty in the School of Food and Agriculture including those specializing in human and animal nutrition, food systems, food analytical chemistry, food processing, and other disciplines. There is also potential to collaborate with faculty in the School of Nursing, School of Biology and Ecology, Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, School of Economics, Department of Psychology, and College of Education. Due to the nature of this research, the new hire should be competitive for funding from multiple funding sources such as the USDA, CDC and NIH.
Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills Qualifications: An earned doctorate in Nutrition or a closely-related discipline is required by date of hire. An RD/RDN credential is required. Post-doctoral or equivalent experience is preferred. In addition, a documented ability to conduct high-quality scientific research, as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals, is essential. Other measures of potential for success are desirable, such as prior success in obtaining funding; excellent communication skills; and successful experience in college-level instruction, mentoring, and interdisciplinary collaboration. An interest in food systems is beneficial.
Other: The School of Food and Agriculture (http://www.umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/) has 35 faculty members, over 450 undergraduate students, and about 50 graduate students. In addition to FSN, the School offers B.S. degrees in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, and Sustainable Agriculture, as well as graduate degrees in a range of programs. School research efforts focus on the sustainable production of plants and animals, on nutritious diets that promote human health and well-being, and on safety and production issues important to food and agriculturally-related businesses. The wide range of academic interests in our School offers new faculty many opportunities to participate in, and develop, multi-disciplinary research and teaching teams.

Position Type and Work Year: This position is a full-time, nine-month (September to May) tenure-track appointment.

Work Environment: The University of Maine, located in Orono, is the state’s land grant university. We have world-class faculty members; nationally recognized research; first-rate facilities; and a friendly, collaborative atmosphere. Orono is approximately one hour away from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and other skiing and hiking areas. The area provides a pleasant, safe, and affordable living environment. Extensive cultural activities are available at the Collins Center for the Arts and in the greater Bangor Area.
Contact Info: To apply, submit 1) a cover letter, 2) C.V., 3) statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, 4) transcripts, and 5) the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. All materials must be submitted electronically in PDF format through our online application system at https://umaine.hiretouch.com. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Dining Hall Operations Manager – Nutritionist

Job Title: Dining Hall Operations Manager – Nutritionist                               

Posted on 4/21/2017

Employer Name: Bowdoin College

Contact Info: Matt Browne, mbrowne@bowdoin.edu

Job Location: Brunswick, ME

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with a Production Manager, he/she/they plans, develops, organizes, implements, supervises and evaluates activities of the Dining Hall.  He/She/They directs daily dining hall operations.
  • Responsible for delivering a dynamic dining program emphasizing culinary quality and excellent customer service that enhances the Bowdoin educational experience.
  • This position has primary oversight for hiring and development of personnel; operational processes and documentation; budget management, customer service and unit project management.
  • This person assists the Director with department nutrition programming, participates in oversight of the CBORD menu management system, and oversees compliance with nutrition standards within the unit.

Qualifications

  • Baccalaureate degree or other advanced degree in nutrition, dietetics or related field plus internship.  Must maintain active membership and registration in the American Dietetic Association and with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Thorough knowledge of food service principles and practices, performance management, cost control management; effective communication skills; ability to meet frequent deadlines in an organized fashion; and an ability to interact positively with all constituencies. Must be comfortable working with computer technology and software common to institutional food service.
  • 3 years of institutional foodservice experience with 2 years of supervisory experience required. Demonstrated reliability and must be able to work independently within a team atmosphere. Experience working with food management system software preferred.

Bowdoin College is committed to diversity, inclusion and equality, and is an equal opportunity employer.  We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our College.  Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

Please apply online at: http://careers.bowdoin.edu/postings/3928

Lecturer and Dietetic Internship Program Director | University of Maine

Employer: University of Maine
Location: Orono, ME
Job Title: Lecturer and Dietetic Internship Program Director
Responsibilities: Purpose: The School of Food and Agriculture seeks candidates for a full-time, nine month lecturer position, with two months of summer salary, in the program area of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSN). The candidate will direct the graduate Dietetic Internship program, which includes teaching and advising in our graduate program, and will teach several undergraduate nutrition classes on-line.

The School of Food and Agriculture (http://www.umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/) has 35 faculty members, over 450 undergraduate students, and about 50 graduate students. In addition to FSN, the School offers B.S. degrees in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, and Sustainable Agriculture, as well as graduate degrees in a range of programs. School research efforts focus on the sustainable production of plants and animals, on nutritious diets that promote human health and well-being, and on safety and production issues important to food and agriculturally-related businesses. The wide range of academic interests in our School offer new faculty many opportunities to participate in, and develop, multi-disciplinary teams.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a 100% teaching, non-tenure track position, which includes directing the Dietetic Internship program (https://umaine.edu/foodandagriculture/dietic-internship-ispp/) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Formal instruction duties will include planning and teaching Dietetic Internship courses, i.e. Orientation and Applications I & II, and Evaluation, and providing for the supervised practice experiences through the course Dietetic Supervised Practice. This position also includes on-line undergraduate teaching as part of the regular teaching load, including FSN 101, Introduction to Food and Nutrition, and FSN 270 World Food and Nutrition, or a similar course. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to advise FSN undergraduate majors and support undergraduate research and honors thesis projects.

The Dietetic Internship Program Director provides leadership to the program through supervision, communication, and evaluation, and maintains a program that complies with the Standards of Education of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In the areas of administration, the Director plans, visits, and takes leadership in the evaluation of the supervised practice sites and rotations; coordinates the internship application and selection process; and organizes faculty, preceptor and advisory meetings. A more detailed listing of Program Director responsibilities is available upon request from Dr. Susan Sullivan (susans@maine.edu).

Available resources at the University of Maine include the Mary Simcock Lynch Clinical Nutrition Lab, including equipment for conducting dietary and physical assessments. The Dr. Matthew Highlands Pilot Plant and commercial kitchen include food processing equipment and are available for teaching activities.
Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills Qualifications: A graduate degree is required by date of hire, with an earned doctorate in Nutrition or a closely-related discipline preferred. An RD/RDN credential is required, with at least three years of professional experience post credentialing and experience as a preceptor preferred. Other measures of potential for success are desirable, including excellent communication skills; prior experience in leading a credentialing program; and successful experience in college-level instruction, mentoring, and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Other: Reports to: Director of the School

Position Type and Work Year: This position is a full-time, nine-month (September to May) non-tenure-track lecturer appointment, with two months of summer salary.

Work Environment: The University of Maine, located in Orono, is the state’s land grant university. We have world-class faculty members; nationally recognized research; first-rate facilities; and a friendly, collaborative atmosphere. Orono is approximately one hour away from Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park and skiing and hiking areas. The area provides a pleasant, safe, and affordable living environment. Extensive cultural activities are available at the Collins Center for the Arts and in the greater Bangor Area.
Contact Info: To apply, submit 1) a cover letter, 2) C.V., 3) statement of teaching philosophy, 4) transcripts, and 5) the names, addresses (including titles and institutions), email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. All materials must be submitted electronically in PDF format through our online application system at https://umaine.hiretouch.com. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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