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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 17,300 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 100 public universities in the nation and is ranked third among public institutions in the North by U.S. News & World Report.

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Assistant/Associate Professor-Nutrition (Two Positions)

Apply now Job no: 492325
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Glassboro, New Jersey
Categories: Faculty - College of Science and Mathematics

The Department of Health and Exercise Science provides a rigorous and enlightening intellectual environment for the professional development, achievement and distinction of leaders in Health Promotion and Fitness Management, Nutrition, Human Performance in Clinical Settings, Athletic Training, Community Health, and Health and Physical Education. The Department has earned national accreditation when available for each of its programs.  In 2015, the Department launched a new academic program in nutrition offering a B.S. in Nutrition, with specialization in either Exercise Science or Dietetics.  Students who successfully complete the B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics are expected to also complete a fifth year of graduate work leading to an M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics.  The master’s program is a Coordinated Program designed to prepare students for the Registered Dietitian credential.

The Department of Health and Exercise Science is seeking to hire TWO qualified individuals for the Nutrition program. One is at the assistant/associate professor level (commensurate with experience); the other is at the assistant professor level. One of the successful candidates will serve as the Director of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD), as well as teach nutrition courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. This successful candidate will lead the continuing ACEND accreditation effort for the M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics degree. The accreditation effort was started in 2015 and has received an initial successful review. The other successful candidate will serve as the clinical coordinator for the 1,200-hour Supervised Practice component of the curriculum, and will also teach nutrition courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The director/clinical coordinator service roles are not specific to either of the positions, but will be assigned based on expertise and experience.

The successful candidates will also have the opportunity for collaborative multidisciplinary projects with other departments in the sciences, engineering, and emerging programs of medical education and research at Rowan University including schools of allopathic ( and osteopathic ( medicine.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution of higher education in Nutrition or a related field. The successful applicant who will serve as the CPD Director must also have a current Registered Dietitian certification.

Candidates are expected to have a strong record of research and be able to successfully compete for external funding. Evidence of excellence in teaching and prior experience teaching in and coordinating a nutrition degree program at the university level is desired.

Successful candidates will have the ability to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the areas of Medical Nutrition Therapy, Food Science, Quantity Food Production, Management of Food and Nutrition Services, Macronutrients, Micronutrients, Public Health Nutrition, and Nutrition and Epidemiology, and to serve as the Director of the program and/or the Coordinator of the Dietetics Supervised Practice.

Additional qualifications:

  • Demonstrated commitment to working in an environment devoted to collaboration, collegiality, professional development, diversity, scholarly inquiry, student learning, civic responsibility, and respect for all people
  • A teaching/learning philosophy consistent with the mission of the Department of Health and Exercise Science
  • Knowledge of current research-based best teaching practices and the role of technology in teaching and learning

Starting Date:  September 1st, 2018

Salary: Competitive

General Information: 

All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.  

The application must be submitted through Rowan University’s online application system:

Applications must include a curriculum vita, a detailed description of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Candidates must provide the names and email contact information for three references. Once these are identified in the online application system, an automatic email will be sent to the references in order to have them a contribute letter of recommendation into the system. All complete applications, including letters of recommendation, received by November 10, 2017 will receive full consideration. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Leslie Spencer, Chair of the Nutrition Search committee at

 Application Deadline:  November 10, 2017


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All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.