|Position ID:||Cornell-DNS-APPHCN [#8070, WDR-00008852]|
|Position Title:||Assistant Professor in Public Health & Community Nutrition|
|Position Type:||Tenured/Tenure-track faculty|
|Position Location:||Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]|
|Appl Deadline:||2017/07/01* filled (posted 2016/09/23, updated 2016/09/22)|
Assistant Professor in Public Health & Community Nutrition
Division of Nutritional Sciences
The Division of Nutritional Sciences is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professor in public health and community nutrition at Cornell University.
Candidates for this position are expected to demonstrate promise for establishing and maintaining a vibrant, independent and extramurally-funded research program, and to teach graduate and/or undergraduate students. Prospective candidates should have experience in interdisciplinary research at the interface of food, human nutrition and public health, and demonstrated expertise in social and behavioral sciences, community-based interventions, policy and/or dissemination or implementation research. The qualifications of the candidate should be consistent with a tenure-track appointment at the level of an assistant professor, with a doctoral degree in public health or community nutrition, nutrition policy or a related field. Demonstrated research excellence in areas of interest include, but are not limited to, maternal and child nutrition, obesity and chronic disease prevention, and nutrition disparities. Research excellence should be demonstrated through publications in journals and authored books. Scholarship related to nutrition and public health should be central to the candidate's research program.
The Division of Nutritional Sciences is a broadly based interdisciplinary unit that integrates theories and methods from across many academic disciplines to understand the complex relationships among biology, nutrition, food systems, behavior, social and environmental context, and policy related to human health. This position will advance nutrition and health research by addressing factors in the social, cultural, information/electronic, economic, physical, and policy environments and their relationships to the health of human populations. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop collaborations with faculty who have broad interests in basic and applied aspects of food and nutrition.
Applications will be reviewed starting September 30, 2016.
The candidate is expected to:
Academic Rank and Compensation:
Assistant Professor with 9-month full salaried appointment and expectation of tenure. Position is designated as 60% effort in research, 40% in teaching/instruction. Salary level will depend on experience and expertise and will be competitive with comparable positions at peer universities.
Please visit http://www.human.cornell.edu/dns for more information on the Division of Nutritional Sciences.
Applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/8070 and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants must also arrange to that three confidential letters of recommendation submitted through Academic Jobs Online.
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