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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Clinical Content Strategy (CCS) team is soliciting candidates for the Editor in Chief (EIC): Education position of the Nutrition Care Manual® (NCM®) Suite consisting of the adult Nutrition Care Manual® (NCM®), Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual®(PNCM®), and Sports Nutrition Care Manual® (SNCM®). This is a paid position with contract continually renewed for subsequent one-year terms, for up to five years beginning June 1st, 2023. The weekly time commitment ranges from 2 to 4 hours. A description of the job follows:


EIC: Education duties:


  • Serve as education chair of the NCM®, PNCM®, and SNCM® Board of Editors 
  • Work in tandem with existing EICs (NCM®, NCM® Client Education, NCM® Diet Manual, PNCM®, and SNCM®); however, EIC: Education is independently responsible for the duties listed here and reports directly to the CCS team
  • Identify opportunities for education-related content within NCM® Suite such as case studies, educator guides, toolkits, etc., while mindful that the UX is for an online product and utilizing digital classroom tools and concepts
  • Assist in identification of qualified authors and reviewers as needed
  • Evaluate peer review feedback and provide clear guidance for authors 
  • Review education-related content for accuracy, consistent coverage, tone, and clarity
  • Issue final approval on all new education-related content
  • Assist with the creation of education-related content as needed
  • Contribute to strategic education plans for future updates of NCM® Suite
  • Identify areas for product improvement, based on feedback, knowledge of the field, and metrics provided by Academy staff
  • Participate in quarterly calls with Academy staff to discuss product-related topics as needed
  • Participate in biannual virtual meetings with Board of Editors


Expertise required:

  • Registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) with minimum of 8 years of experience in practice and/or research
  • Advanced degree (masters, PhD) 
  • Experience in dietetics education: teaching dietetics courses, developing curriculum, and advising dietetics students
  • Broad experience in major nutrition topic areas
  • Knowledge of NCM® usage in practice
  • Strong communication and relationship skills
  • Knowledge of tenets of cultural competency 
  • Proficiency in MS Office and software programs
  • Previous experience writing or reviewing peer-reviewed publications
  • Use/familiarity with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library and Nutrition Care Process 


Qualified candidates may apply by submitting the following to by April 30, 2023:

1. A short description of interest in the position and vision for NCM®

2. CV or resume