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


PNCM EIC duties

  • Serve as chair of the PNCM® Board of Editors
  • Assist in identification of qualified authors and reviewers as needed
  • Evaluate peer review feedback and provide clear guidance for authors
  • Review content for accuracy, consistent coverage, tone, and clarity
  • Issue final approval on all new content
  • Provide feedback regarding content proposals including but not limited to topic priority, practice tool priority (eg, calculators, formulary), and resources priority
  • Assist with the creation of practice tools as needed
  • Contribute to strategic plans for future updates of PNCM®
  • Identify areas for product improvement
  • Participate in at least quarterly calls with Academy staff to discuss product-related topics
  • Participate in quarterly calls with PNPG and Academy staff to discuss product-related topics
  • Lead biannual virtual meeting with Board of Editors
  • Assist in responding to user feedback as needed


Expertise required:

  • Registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) with minimum of 8 years of experience in practice and/or research
  • Advanced degree (masters, PhD) or 10 years of experience in lieu of an advanced degree
  • Board Certification as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP) or CSP-eligible with CSP credential obtained within 1 year of hire
  • Broad experience in major pediatric nutrition topic areas
  • Previous experience writing or reviewing peer-reviewed publications
  • Use/familiarity with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence Analysis Library and Nutrition Care Process 
  • Knowledge of PNCM® usage in practice
  • Strong communication and relationship skills
  • Knowledge of tenets of cultural competency
  • Proficiency in MS Office and software programs


Qualified candidates may apply by submitting the following to by Wednesday, September 30, 2020:

  1. A short description of interest in the position and vision for PNCM®
  2. CV or resume