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The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is issuing a call for interested applicants for multiple Board of Editors (BOE) positions for the Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® (PNCM®).

The time commitment will vary and could require anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours each month. For members of the BOE who agree to larger scale projects such as revising or developing content, the time commitment will increase significantly based on writing and research style (estimate: up to 8 hours per month for a 2 to 3 month period during the editorial phase).


General Role of the BOE:

  • The BOE of the PNCM® is the group of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) that advises the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) about the accuracy of PNCM® content. The EIC serves as the chair of the BOE, appointing the members of the BOE for a 3-year renewable term.
  • In conjunction with the PNCM® EIC, the Board is charged with publishing scientifically credible content that is relevant to the dietetics profession, to the members of the Academy, and to interested subscribers.
  • The PNCM® BOE consists of expert Registered Dietitian Nutritionists who, based on evidence of their expertise, represent all areas of dietetics practice for pediatrics.
  • The newly appointed PNCM® BOE members will take office August 1, 2022.


Requirements and Qualifications:

Members of the PNCM® BOE are selected for their stature in the field of dietetics, their experience providing evidence-based care while using the Nutrition Care Process, their own clinical nutrition publications, a thorough understanding of evidence-based nutrition care, an appreciation for the application of the science of dietetics, expertise in a particular area(s) of dietetics practice, and cooperation in responding in a timely, helpful, constructive manner.

  • Required Experience: 
    • Advanced degree (masters, PhD) or 8 years of experience in lieu of an advanced degree
    • Registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) with minimum of 5 years of experience in practice and/or research
    • A minimum of 3 years of work experience related to at least one of the content areas listed below
    • Strong communication and relationship skills
    • Knowledge of tenets of cultural competency and inclusive language
    • Ability to meet deadlines
    • Proficiency in MS Office and software programs


  • Preferred Experience: 
    • Board Certification as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP) or certification in a specialty area relevant to PNCM® BOE content areas.
    • Previous experience reviewing peer-reviewed publications and use of/familiarity with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library®, Nutrition Care Process, and PNCM®.

Content experts in the following areas are encouraged to apply:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Eating disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Oncology
  • Vegetarian nutrition


Qualified candidates may apply for up to three content areas. 

To be considered for the BOE, complete the application and send your current CV or resume by email attachment to by July 15th, 2022.