Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Public Health Nutrition
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|Job Level||Mid I (1-4 years)|
The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full time tenure-track position in Public Health Nutrition, rank open, to begin in August 2014. We seek an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The department seeks a high-energy faculty member with expertise in the nutrition policy, community nutrition, social media / nutrition health promotion, food systems and the food environment, nutrition epidemiology and global health/nutrition.
Responsibilities: This individual will develop and maintain an active, community-based research program, pursue external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, participatory program planning, community/ public health nutrition and/or life cycle nutrition; advise undergraduate students, supervise and mentor graduate students; provide service to the program, department, college, or university; and establish professional liaisons with organizations in the local community and the global field.
Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate related to public health nutrition, an active portfolio of externally funded research and peer reviewed publications (or evidence of potential to develop such a portfolio), and teaching experience at the university level. We are willing to consider candidates trained in a variety of disciplines but with research and teaching expertise in community/public health nutrition. Dietetic registration and MPH degree preferred. Experience with accreditation of either nutrition/dietetics or public health education programs desirable.
The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutrition and public health and is building a food studies program. The department focus is on health issues among diverse populations. Approximately 500 undergraduate and 40 graduate students pursue degrees in this department. Extensive opportunities exist for collaboration at Syracuse University, with the State University of New York (SUNY) and community-based agencies in the Syracuse area. The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition is a leader in the University’s emphasis on publicly-engaged scholarship and applications from scholars with engaged research portfolios are encouraged to apply.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1, 2013 and the search will remain open until February 1, 2014. For online application instructions go to www.sujobopps.com, (#070754) and attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters reference. Syracuse University is an EO/AA employer and particularly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
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