Seeking a nutrition educator with an understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet and at least five years of experience to join a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that promotes a plant-based diet. A master’s degree in nutrition or public health, registered dietitian credential, and/or Spanish language skills are a plus.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is dedicated to saving and improving human and animal lives through plant-based diets and ethical and effective scientific research. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
About the Nutrition Team
Over the past three decades, the Physicians Committee’s nutrition department has achieved many important successes. We have contributed to the elimination of the “meat group” in federal nutrition guidelines, carried out clinical research studies that have revolutionized the treatment of diabetes, and provided the scientific foundation for the health benefits of plant-based diets. We aim to propel continued progress through direct patient care, nutrition education, and advocacy.
About this Career Opportunity
The nutrition educator will promote a plant-based diet to health professionals, the public and government through education programs, medical outreach, clinical research, literature reviews, advocacy, and media channels. This will include managing and teaching online classes, teaching diet education in conjunction with clinical research studies, serving as a media spokesperson on plant-based nutrition and helping advance related campaigns.
This is a full-time position based that regularly requires some work to be performed at our headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line). Some work can be performed remotely from a location proximate to the office if desired. The position also occasionally requires attending events that require travel and evening or weekend work.
Who We’re Looking For
We are looking for a nutrition educator with an understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet and at least five years of experience. A master’s degree in nutrition or public health, registered dietitian credential, and/or Spanish language skills are a plus. This position requires strong research, writing, and speaking skills. If you meet these qualifications, we'd like to hear from you.
How to Apply
We require a formal cover letter and resume to apply. In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our mission, your related experience and accomplishments, and your professional goals. Click here to apply online. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.