Medical Nutrition Faculty

Website University of Nebraska Medical Center

UNMC is renowned for its leadership in healthcare education, research, and innovation, and the HSEC, completed in 2015, continues this tradition. The CAHP is one of six colleges at UNMC and offers 15 education programs in the health professions. The HSEC, located at UNMC’s sister campus, the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), is home to eight allied health professions programs as well as programs offered by the UNMC College of Nursing. The mission of the HSEC is to transform the health and healthcare of Nebraskans through the delivery of premier educational programs, with an emphasis on serving students and patients living in rural Nebraska and providing innovative interprofessional education. This mission is fully supported by the University and state legislature, as evidenced by a new construction project to add a second academic building adjacent to the HSEC, which will provide classrooms, offices, and robust simulation spaces to support the expansion of the Colleges of Medicine, Public Health, and Pharmacy to the campus. The new building is scheduled to open in January 2026,

Located in the heart of the Great Plains, Kearney is 186 miles west of Omaha. The city features a vibrant and welcoming community with a population of around 35,000 and offers a host of cultural and recreational amenities.

The faculty member will provide teaching which will include didactic and clinical education to students on the Kearney campus and synchronously via distance technology to students on the Omaha campus. The faculty member will assist in teaching undergraduate and graduate-level courses as well as clinical skill instruction, simulation, support, and evaluation of students enrolled in the Master of Medical Nutrition Program. Working with the Program Director and Associate Program Director, build and sustain community partnerships in support of supervised practice and outreach activities. Assist the Program Director with the day-to-day administration of the program, including recruiting, admissions, accreditation support, and advising processes.

 

Qualified applicants will:

1. Be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist through the Commission on Dietetic Registration

2. Hold or be actively pursuing a master’s degree in nutrition, healthcare, or education fields.

3. Have a minimum of two years of clinical experience in the professional discipline.

4. Be proficient in supervision, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising.

4. Hold a current Nebraska License or be eligible for licensure in Nebraska.

6. Be able to maintain confidentiality in all matters.

7. Be able to identify with, share in, and commit to the mission, philosophy, and goals of the University of Nebraska Medical Center

8. Have the ability to travel to locations in and outside of the Kearney region for clinical site recruitment.

9. Have excellent human relations and effective communication skills.

10. Possess qualities conducive to establishing and maintaining effective relationships with clinicians, and co-workers in a small office setting, and community.

 

The well-qualified candidate will:

1. Hold an Ed.D, Ph.D., or Clinical Doctorate in a nutrition-related field.

2. Have experience educating medical or nutrition students.

3. Have experience in an academic medical center setting, curriculum development, student supervision, instruction, evaluation, and academic advising.

Applications, cover letters, and Curriculum Vitae are accepted online at: https:// unmc.peopleadmin.com/postings/85661

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment. UNMC is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

For additional information contact the Search Committee Chair, Corrine Hanson at: ckhanson@unmc.edu

To apply for this job please visit unmc.peopleadmin.com.