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SUNY Oneonta Assistant Professor- Nutrition & Dietetics in Oneonta, New York

Location: Oneonta, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Wed Feb 14 2024 Job Description:

The Department of Human Ecology at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Dietetics beginning Fall 2024. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching, research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.

The Foods and Nutrition programs, housed in the Department of Human Ecology, include an accredited undergraduate Dietetics program, an accredited M.S. - Nutrition and Dietetics program, and a Food Service and Restaurant Administration program. The Department of Human Ecology offers programs in Human Development & Family Studies, Nutrition & Dietetics, Fashion & Textiles, and Food Service & Restaurant Administration. Our mission is to prepare competent professionals capable of developing solutions to the numerous complex issues affecting the well-being of individuals, families, consumers, and communities.

To learn more about the University and the Department, please visit and

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching undergraduate and/or graduate nutrition and dietetic courses and other courses to meet department needs.

  • Advising and mentoring students enrolled in dietetics.

  • Participating in the development and assessment of nutrition and dietetic programs

  • Engaging in scholarly, professional, and college activities.

Base Salary: $60,000. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian (RD) credential

  • Doctorate in nutrition or closely related area with significant graduate work in human nutrition.


  • Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate nutrition and dietetic courses in at least two of these areas:

  • Nutrition, Foods, and Food Service

  • Dietetics practitioner experience

  • Familiarity with ACEND accreditation practices, policies, and procedures

  • Evidence of scholarship and student advisement

  • Strong written communication and presentation skills

  • Experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or service with diverse and/or multicultural populations.

    Additional Information:

SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.

The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.

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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: Moreover, the university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. "At SUNY Oneonta, we believe that diversity is an asset and a source of strength that energizes our collective growth and innovation." - President Alberto Cardelle.