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Assistant Professor of Nutrition

The Department of Exercise and Health Science at Muskingum University invites applications for a continuing-term faculty position in nutrition at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2023.  The successful candidate will work closely with faculty and students in Muskingum’s growing programs in exercise science, health and fitness, public health, and pre-medical profession specialties.  In Fall 2022, the University opened the new Henry D. Bullock Health and Wellness Complex, which provides extraordinary opportunities for student participation in wellness programming and community partnerships.

Teaching responsibilities will include introduction to nutrition, nutrition across the lifespan, sport nutrition and supplementation, and possibly additional nutrition courses in areas of interest.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, we are seeking an individual who can also design nutrition-based programming for Muskingum University students, student-athletes, and the greater New Concord community through the Health and Wellness Complex.  Such programming could include nutrition-based education topics, integration of nutrition management into clinical practica, and consultation with athletics.

Minimum qualifications include a master’s degree in nutrition, dietetics, or similar field. Candidates must be a Commission on Dietetic Registration Registered Dietitian with an Ohio Dietician license or eligible to obtain Ohio licensure before the Fall 2023 term.  Preferred qualifications include previous clinical experience in general population and/or sport-specific programming, health promotion, and high-risk disease management via nutrition counseling and the prescription of individualized diet plans.


Applications must include a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a list of 3 professional references.  The list of references should include each reference’s email address, phone number, and a brief description of your relationship to the reference.  Application materials should be sent by email to or faxed to 740-826-6131.  Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence.  Questions may be directed to Prof. Tiffany Lough, Chair, Department of Exercise and Health Science at  This position will remain open until filled with review of applications to begin immediately.     

The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty and staff who are committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the educational experience, and desire to mentor a multicultural student population.  As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations that have been historically underrepresented in the academy and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities.  Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.


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