Attending Physician, Clinical Nutrition Service
The Division of Preventive Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University Medical Center is seeking an energetic and highly collaborative Physician Nutrition Specialist at the Clinical Instructor level to join a rapidly growing Nutrition Support Program. The individual will provide nutritional consultation for in- and out-patients at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center. She/he will have shared responsibility for the expansion of existing inpatient nutrition support, the creation of an outpatient clinical practice, and is expected to become part of the clinical/translational research program. The successful applicant must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of New York, have completed at least 1 year nutrition fellowship, be expert in the management of short- and long-term enteral and parenteral nutrition, and have broad knowledge in the care of medically and surgically complex patients. Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to: David Seres, MD, Director, Medical Nutrition, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 West 168th - P&S 9th floor rm. 501, New York, N.Y. 10032. Email email@example.com. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.
Clinical Faculty of Nutrition Sciences, School of Health Professions, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Jamy D. Ard, M.D.
Vice-Chair for Clinical Operations
Department of Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1675 University Boulevard, Webb 318
Birmingham, AL 35294-3360
The Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is seeking a physician nutrition specialist to fill a new clinical faculty position. The incumbent will have primary responsibilities of clinical care and educational activities related to nutrition. Additional responsibilities will include research activity and administrative duties. The position is a full-time, twelve-month position – rank and tenure status will be commensurate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the chosen candidate.
The primary responsibilities will involve a combination of patient care along with providing educational opportunities for a variety of learners including medical and graduate students, residents, fellows, dietitians, and other students. Patient care responsibilities will include rounding on the inpatient nutrition support consultation service at the UAB affiliated hospitals and the Birmingham VA Medical Center. Outpatient responsibilities will include 3-5 half days of outpatient clinics in clinical nutrition support and weight management. Opportunities exist to develop specialized nutrition clinics. The clinical programs of the Department are multidisciplinary in nature, typically involving several team members that contribute to the care of the patient. These members include registered/licensed dietitians, certified exercise trainers and exercise physiologists, health behaviorists, and nurse practitioners. The educational activities will involve working with the medical school curriculum module directors to incorporate nutrition into the first two years of the medical school curriculum. There will also be responsibility to contribute to the education of the clinical nutrition fellows and medical residents and students participating on the consult service.
Additional responsibilities will include conducting and/or collaborating on ongoing and new research projects. This may involve providing clinical support to nutrition related research protocols and participating in data collection, analysis, and interpretation, as well as original research with the candidate serving as principal investigator. The Department sponsors two major NIH-funded research centers, the Diabetes Research and Training Center and the Nutrition and Obesity Research Center, and has an emphasis in the area of cancer nutrition as well. Administrative tasks could relate to enhancement of the clinical and educational opportunities within the Department.
The successful candidate should have an MD degree and be board eligible or board certified. The candidate should also be experienced in nutrition support. Excellent fringe benefits are offered which include a retirement plan, health care benefits and tuition assistance. Nominations and applications should include a full curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of at least three references, and should be submitted electronically to:
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer