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Nutrition, Athletic Training and Exercise Science

Assistant Professor-tenure track

Summary of Duties

The expanding Nutrition, Athletic Training & Exercise Science Department in the College of Health & Human Services at Marywood University offers two accredited undergraduate nutrition programs (approximately 100 students), a B.S. in Nutrition & Dietetics and a Spanish Emphasis Nutrition Program.  The Nutrition program dates back to the university inception in 1915.

At the graduate level (approximately 80 students), we offer a Masters of Food and Nutrition, a Masters of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Science and an accredited Dietetic Internship.  The Nutrition program houses a Food science, Sensory, Human Performance and Culinary laboratory in addition to active learning classrooms. We will be starting an accredited 5-year fast track Master’s program and 5-year fast track Master’s DI Program in fall of 2018. We are seeking an Assistant Professor for a tenure track position beginning August 2018 as part of that initiative.

Courses to be taught may include:  Nutrition I, Energy Nutrients and ETOH, Organizational Leadership in Healthcare, Vitamins and Minerals, Research Methods, Assessment, Epidemiology, Biochemistry and Exercise, and Thesis work with individual students.

Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  We are located in the culturally rich coal mining region of the Pocono Mountains in northeastern Pennsylvania, easily accessible to Philadelphia and New York City.  The area currently offers scenic fall foliage along numerous hiking trails with three state parks in close proximity.  Heritage festivals run throughout the year along with a Philharmonic concerts, Broadway Theatre tour, and First Friday Art Walk held monthly year round.  Top rated public and private schools are in less than 20-30 minutes commuting distance.  Cost of living is very reasonable. Additional information about the University is available at



  • Educational:

    Qualified candidates must possess an earned Doctorate in Nutrition, Food Science or closely related field with expertise in nutrition, clinical nutrition, nutrition science, community nutrition, food science, food systems management, sports nutrition or food sustainability.   RDN status required. 

    Preference will be given to those with University teaching experience, experience with on-line teaching and ACEND accreditation procedures. Additional preferences include: prior advisement of students at the undergraduate and graduate level, commitment to scholarly activity, and service at the university, professional and community level.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately. Please include:

  • Letters of application
  • Transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three (3) references

To assure full consideration, please submit all materials by December 15th, 2017.  The items above may be submitted to: