Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The Department of Kinesiology, Health, Food and Nutritional Sciences (KHFNS) at the University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for the Lecturer / Dietetic Internship Coordinator commencing in August 2022. Seeking a team member that is passionate and committed to promoting the development of an equitable and inclusive environment.


Minimum / Required

  • An earned master's degree in human nutrition or related field from an accredited degree-granting institution and registered dietitian status
  • Professional experience in clinical/medical nutrition therapy practice post credentialing
  • Interest in advancing student learning in area of Dietetics
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders

Highly Desired

  • Three years of professional experience in clinical/medical nutrition therapy practice post credentialing
  • Teaching experience, program development/coordination/evaluation, supervision of dietetic interns, and participation in scholarly activities
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing a collaborating working climate (work environment) that embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated intercultural competence and the impact on the student experience
  • Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition of Dietetics


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Courses may include, but are not limited to: medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling and education, and supervised practicum in medical nutrition management.
  • Coordinate the Post-Master's Dietetic Internship program, both the local and distance tracks.
  • Maintain internship program accreditation and student records; communicate and coordinate with program faculty, preceptors and others involved with the program.
  • Provide student academic advisement and conduct assessment of student learning. This includes contributing to academic program assessment and continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with faculty and staff.
  • Additional responsibilities may include curriculum development, scholarly activities and professional service.


UW-Stout’s KHFNS Department is responsible for administering the Dietetics; Health, Wellness, and Fitness; and Food Science and Technology programs. Dietetics-related programs include the M.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics program as well as two programs, the undergraduate Dietetics program and the Post-Master's Dietetic Internship program, which are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The KHFNS department offers an ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship program that has both local and distance tracks.

The KHFNS Department is committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.


University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich, dynamic, and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.

A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the University of Wisconsin System--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences, and an integrated liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 47 undergraduate and 23 graduate degrees, including 21 masters and 2 advanced degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students.

UW-Stout is committed to investing in and ensuring access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments that reflect our regional and global connections.

The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry and encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.

The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:

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Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

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Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter*
  2. Curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Inclusivity Statement: Equity, diversity and inclusion are important to the mission of UW-Stout. Write a separate one-page or less statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion that supports students’ success
  4. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

*To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by April 6, 2022. Applications received after 4/1st may be reviewed until the position is filled.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Lindsay Heidelberger, PhD, RDN, LDN


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Angela Kinney


Job Family: Teaching