Clinical Assistant Professor - Career Track

  • Full-time
  • WSU Spokane Health Sciences campus
  • posted June 08, 2021
Washington State University, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP)


Salary Range:

Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Starting Date:

No later than August 16, 2021 - an earlier start date is preferred

Position Description:

The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP), Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane, is seeking a 1.0 FTE, 9-month Clinical Assistant Professor.

Two-months of summer salary is negotiable, contingent on funding.

The position will be located on the Spokane Health Sciences campus. The start date is no later than August 16, 2021. However, an earlier start date is preferred.

Duties: Teaching duties include traditional didactic and experiential instruction within the MS Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (MS CPD) to meet or exceed the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) requirements, and providing continuing education units/trainings to preceptors for the MS CPD. Research / scholarship duties include seeking collaborative research opportunities in the broad field of nutritional sciences with clinical and/or epidemiologic applications.

Service / other duties include participation in department, college, and/or university committees, and providing service to the profession. The position is approximately 80% teaching, 10% research/scholarship, and 10% service/other.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree or equivalent in nutrition or closely related area; Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential; Minimum 3 years of experience in clinical dietetics.

Desired Qualifications:

An earned terminal degree (PhD) in human nutrition, nutritional sciences, or related field, and experience relevant to the position. Candidates in ABD status are eligible to apply, but the terminal degree must be earned prior to the negotiated start date.


1) Letter of application summarizing qualifications,
2) curriculum vitae,
3) teaching statement, and
4) contact information for 3 references.

Materials must be submitted at: WSU Jobs. Review will begin June 15, 2021, and continue until filled.

Contact: April Davis, Search Chair (509-358-7919; WSU is an EEO/AA educator and employer.

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