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Clinical Instructor 12-Month , Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Apr. 25, 2022
Title Clinical Instructor 12-Month , Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Sport & Exercise Science
    Nutrition and Dietetics

Position Summary
The University at Buffalo, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is now accepting applications for a full-time position of Clinical Instructor/Clinical coordinator. We encourage applications from candidates who are historically underrepresented in academia. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position and is designated at the faculty rank of Clinical Instructor to begin in July 2022.

The incumbent is responsible for oversight of the clinical education portion of the MS Clinical Nutrition Program including:
Identifying clinical sites and maintaining proper paperwork (e.g., memorandums of understanding)
Oversight for student clinical progression
Student assignment to clinical experience
Clinical site evaluation
Student evaluation
Regular communication with preceptors
Professional development of preceptors
Preceptor selection and evaluation
Assist with development of program
Teach courses as required

About the Department:
The Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences is one of the academic units in the School of Public Health & Health Professions. There are well-established research programs and excellent facilities available within the Department and School. The Department offers a BS in Exercise Science, a BS in Nutrition Sciences, a BS/MS in Exercise Nutrition, an MS in Clinical Nutrition leading to the Registered Dietitian credential, an MS degree in Athletic Training, MS degrees in Nutrition and Exercise Science, and PhD degrees in Exercise Science and Nutrition. The Department is home to the Center for Research and Education in Special Environments (CRESE), which is a state of the art facility for performing research at altitude, depth, and extremes of temperature.

About UB and Buffalo:
The University at Buffalo is a comprehensive, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence and the Flagship University of the SUNY system. With nearly 30,000 students, it is New York’s largest and most comprehensive university. The University at Buffalo is the premier institute of the State University of New York with nearly 30,000 enrolled students. The University at Buffalo has a proud history of Division 1 athletics that includes nine men’s and nine women’s athletic teams. The Western New York area provides a highly livable environment that is rich in outdoor recreation, music, theater, and professional sports, in addition to the advantages of being located on the international border with Canada.

Outstanding Benefits Package:
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences is interested in identifying prospective minority and women candidates and professionals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with a disability may request needed reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process. No person in whatever relationship with The State University of New York shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, creed, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, marital or veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications
Masters degree in Nutrition or related field
Two or more years as a Registered Dietitian
Strong oral and written communication skills
Contemporary expertise in dietetics
Licensed and/or ability to achieve licensure in NYS

Preferred Qualifications
Doctoral degree in nutrition or related field
Clinical practice area of specialization
Two or more years of teaching experience
Familiarity with ACEND accreditation process and standards

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