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Current Openings

Lecturer – University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Position Title
Lecturer, Nutrition
Hiring Organization
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Hiring Organization’s Website

Location
Knoxville, TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Candidate Requirements
An MS or PhD in Nutrition or a closely related field is required at the time of appointment; a PhD is preferred. Teaching experience at the college or university level is required. Evidence of familiarity with contemporary pedagogical and student success approaches is desirable.
Brief Job Description
The Nutrition Department at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville invites applications for a 9-month, full-time lecturer position, with a desired start date of August 1, 2022. This is a non-tenure track position that is renewable, contingent on performance and funding. The University of Tennessee is located in Knoxville, an energetic and rapidly growing city surrounded by lakes, rivers, and the Great Smoky Mountains. The University is in the midst of rapid growth, and the Department of Nutrition is central to an emerging emphasis across campus on human health and wellness.

Primary responsibilities will be to develop and teach a new sophomore-level course, Diet and Disease, and to teach other undergraduate courses as needed during the academic year.

Applications will be accepted until:
July 31, 2022
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
Online Application Link (if applicable)
Click Here to Apply
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Dr. Brynn Voy
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
bhvoy@utk.edu

Registered Dietitian – East Tennessee Behavioral Health

Position Title
Registered Dietitian
Hiring Organization
East Tennessee Behavioral Health
Location
Knoxville, TN  – 1444 Old Weisgarber Road Knoxville, TN 37909
Type of Position
Part-time
Candidate Requirements
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in Dietetics, Nutrition or similar field acceptable for licensure.
Experience with Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse strongly preferred in facilities working with those patient populations.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
Current registered dietician or registration as required by state or eligible for endorsement by the state in which the facility provides services.
ServSafe certification or similar food safety certification where required by the state or facility.

Brief Job Description
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.Approve patient menus and nutritional supplements.
Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications and food selection and preparation.
Provide nutritional assessments per facility policy and regulation.
Review and approve menus developed by the facility.
Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.
Participate in treatment team as appropriate.
Review and approve facility diet manual annually in conjunction with medical staff.
Promote better health by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific diseases.
Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards as needed.

Applications will be accepted until:
Until position is filled
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Online Application Link (if applicable)
Click Here to Apply
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Stephen Sullivan
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
stephen.sullivan@acadiahealthcare.com