The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for the 2018-19 academic year.
Teach 3 undergraduate courses per year in the areas of Nutrition Education and Nutrition in the Lifecycle. Direct the University of Rhode Island’s successful SNAP-Ed (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education) and CYFAR (Children, Youth, and Families at Risk) programs. Lead a highly successful and effective work team (8-12 FTE) of SNAP-Ed and CYFAR educators in the state to deliver high-quality, evidence-based health and nutrition education for the SNAP-eligible population and others eligible for federal benefit programs. Develop a research area focusing on community nutrition and/or public health. This position requires new grant development and overall administration of SNAP-Ed and CYFAR grants which include proposal submissions in the summer. Summer salary is contingent on grant funding.
Visit the URI jobs website at https://jobs.uri.edu to apply directly online and view complete details for posting (F00064).
Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application: (1) Cover letter addressing the qualifications for the position, (2) Curriculum Vita, (3) A one page description of your teaching philosophy, (4) A one page five-year research plan describing the development of a research program in community nutrition and/or public health.
(Please note: Three letters of recommendation are to be sent by the letter writer email directly to search chair, Cathy English, (email@example.com). Application Deadline: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 11, 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by January 2, 2018. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (January 2, 2018) may not be given full consideration.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE ONLY.
The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.