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Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medicine (Dietetics and Nutrition)

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Position Number 42318
Class Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Medicine (Dietetics and Nutrition)
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The University of Central Florida (UCF), College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a clinical nutrition educator for the Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine. The successful applicant will participate in the College of Medicine’s role in nutrition-related student education, patient care and community outreach. This is a non-tenure track faculty position.

This position was established as part of a private foundation grant from the Martin Andersen-Gracia Andersen Foundation. The goals of the grant are to fund ongoing development and advancement of the medical student nutrition curriculum, nutrition education of patients in UCF academic clinics and community outreach for nutrition and wellness programs. For the instructional effort, the successful candidate will have a key role in devising, maintaining and teaching innovative coursework. The clinics will provide a setting for the nutritionist to render direct care as well as precept medical students during their rotations with patients. Another essential role of this hire is to provide nutritional advice to our local communities, which is one of the outreach wellness initiatives supported by our university. The candidate will work with faculty dedicated to proper nutrition and related research, sports-related dietary concerns, and the relationships between nutrition, inflammation and other disease entities. A role in investigator-initiated or collaborative research is possible and encouraged.

Established in 2006, the UCF College of Medicine is an innovative and forward-looking medical school with a culture of collaboration and partnerships.

Position Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in nutrition or equivalent degree from an accredited institution; at least three years of post-training experience in clinical nutrition or dietetics as a registered dietician; licensure (current or within one year of hire) as a registered dietician in the state of Florida to provide and bill for nutrition services; and experience teaching nutrition and related topics at the undergraduate or graduate levels.


The preferred candidate will have experience teaching nutrition and related topics at the medical school level; experience in applying for local or national extramural grants in support of nutrition education; and experience in rendering nutrition care in outpatient clinic settings with a focus on patients with diabetes, gastrointestinal diseases, geriatric-related conditions and malnutrition.

Special Conditions

This is a full-time position supported by contract & grants funding (C&G) and is contingent upon available funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Additional Application Materials Required

An online application must be submitted to in order to officially be considered for an open position. In addition to the online application, candidates must also submit a cover letter, CV and the contact information for three professional references including capacity of the relationship.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Please contact Brittany Hofmann at with questions
about the position.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 701101
Job Open Date 07/28/2017
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Medicine (COM)
Department COM - Internal Medicine
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Clinical
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Lake Nona
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