The Department of Nutrition has an undergraduate enrollment of ~200 with students pursuing either dietetics or nutritional science specializations. We also offer an MS in Nutrition and are working toward a PhD program. Faculty help meet the state’s need for health professionals through two accredited dietetic programs; participation in the School of Medicine’s BS/MD Program; and by providing a strong science foundation for students seeking admission to allied professional schools. Departmental, college and university resources are consistent with that of a Tier 1 status earned by the University of Nevada, Reno. The Department values strong collaboration among faculty that advances the efforts of Cooperative Extension’s community-based nutrition education programs as well as the education of campus-based students.
For full consideration of applications, all materials must be submitted by November 30, 2018.
Required Qualifications PhD in nutrition or closely related discipline.
Preferred Qualifications Postdoctoral research experience; evidence of independent and collaborative research activities; publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals; and success in securing extramural funding.
Evidence of effective teaching at a college/university; and advising students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Internal Number: R0112814
About University of Nevada,Reno
The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Sciences (ANVS) was established in 2011 to serve a growing need to educate Nevada’s agricultural producers in a variety of disciplines; continue functioning as Nevada’s one source for preparing students for vet schools and maintaining our high standards in the areas of nutrition and dietetics.
The mission of ANVS is to demonstrate a commitment to excellence and innovation while meeting the needs of the citizens of the State of Nevada and the Nation. This mission is accomplished by the following:
Provide strong educational programs in the disciplines of Agriculture, Nutrition, Veterinary Sciences and Rangeland Ecology and Management at the undergraduate, graduate degree and internship levels. Train students to meet state and national needs by increasing the work force of agriculturalists, nutritionists (nutritional science/dietetics) and animal healthcare professionals. Conduct innovative research in the departmental disciplines providing local, national and global impact. Address critical issues identified by the citizens of the State of Nevada through continued teaching, scholarly activities and service.