The Nutrition Program in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences at the University of New Hampshire invites applications for a three-year, benefits-eligible, renewable, nontenure-track Clinical Assistant Professor position to commence in the fall term of August, 2017.


The Clinical Assistant Professor will be responsible for clinically-related teaching in the UNH Nutrition Program.  The preferred candidate must be qualified and enthusiastic about teaching courses in the areas of nutritional assessment, managerial skills in dietetics, nutrition for special populations, and other nutrition courses.  Clinical responsibilities include training and supervising students and coordinating student clinical experiences.  Other responsibilities include academic advising of students and participating in curriculum development.  Continued employment beyond the initial three-year appointment is contingent upon satisfactory performance.


The Nutrition Program at UNH is vibrant and expanding. It includes a dynamic mix of tenure-track, clinical, and lecturer faculty as well as extension educators. The undergraduate program has three options: Dietetics, Nutrition & Wellness, and Nutritional Sciences (, with nearly 300 undergraduate students in the major. Other offerings include a Master’s of Science in Nutrition and a postgraduate Dietetic Internship. The B.S. in Dietetics and the Dietetic Internship are both accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).



An R.D. and either an M.S. or doctorate degree (doctorate preferred) are required.  Prior post-secondary teaching experience and expertise with current academic technology are highly desirable.


Application Instructions:

All applicants will be required to apply online at and must provide a letter of application; current curriculum vitae; statement of teaching philosophy; and the name, address, e-mail and phone number of three professional references. Questions regarding this position may be directed to Professor Ruth Reilly, Chair of the Search Committee (


Institution Information:                 

The University of New Hampshire, located in Durham, thrives in a diverse, dynamic, and beautiful part of New England. Only an hour from Boston, Durham is also conveniently close to the Atlantic Ocean, as well as New Hampshire’s rugged White Mountains and pristine Lakes Region (


The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.