University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Reno, NV
Jun 05, 2019Full time
The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Reno, Washoe County office is seeking a full time innovative leader/registered dietitian (RD) in the field of Interdisciplinary Nutrition in Washoe County Nevada. This position will be 60% teaching, 35% research and 5% service. This is an Assistant Professor, Nutrition Specialist, 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the Washoe County Cooperative Extension Office. The faculty will incorporate input from and collaborate with community leaders, organizations, agencies, stakeholders as well as Extension faculty and other Nevada System of Higher Education colleagues. This position will provide expertise in the area of Interdisciplinary nutrition over the life span, chronic disease management and prevention and address the social determinants of health/nutrition including policies, systems and environmental approaches; establish evidenced-based programming based on identified needs; and conduct applied research that support the mission of University of Nevada Cooperative Extension. The primary focus of this position is to:1) Identify the needs for community and nutrition programming in Washoe County and the state of Nevada.2) Develop community and population based programming utilizing policies, systems and environmental approaches as well as direct education.3) Develop culturally responsive approaches to program delivery for specific race/ethnicities and underrepresented populations.4) Secure extramural funding to support programming and research.5) Document evidenced based outcomes to implement Interdisciplinary Nutrition approaches and strategies.