Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
  • 29-Aug-2022 to 31-Jan-2023 (EST)
  • Nutrition
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Seeking a registered dietitian with an understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet and at least five years of experience as a dietitian to join a Washington, D.C., nonprofit that promotes a plant-based diet.

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 registered dietitian 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, promoting healthy hospital food locally and nationally, 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 periodically requires attending events that require travel and evening or weekend work.

Who We're Looking For

We are looking for a registered dietitian with an understanding of the health benefits of a plant-based diet and at least five years of experience as a dietitian. A master's degree in nutrition or public health and Spanish language skills are a plus. This position requires strong research, writing, and speaking skills. The ideal candidate will already be based in the Washington, D.C., metro area. 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. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.

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