Assistant/Associate/Full Professor- Nutrition Program – (Nutrition Therapy/Nutrient Metabolism)
Arizona State University
December 20, 2017
Full Time - Experienced
Academic Medical Group
The College of Health Solutions and the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) at Arizona State University (ASU) are seeking a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the areas of nutrition therapy or nutrient metabolism. Areas of interest include aging, ingestive behavior, and clinical nutrition. We will also consider exceptionally strong candidates for full professor and exceptionally strong candidates from other fields of nutrition. The candidate will have the ability to work closely with SNHP faculty including nutrition, exercise, and behavioral scientists; epidemiologists; psychologists; and physiologists; in the areas of clinical trial research, behavior change, community-based interventions, food security, food and nutrition policy, metabolism, dietary and physical activity assessment methods development, microbiome, and exercise physiology. In addition, there are opportunities for collaborations with ASU investigators from diverse fields including Global Health, Anthropology (School of Human Evolution & Social Change), Nursing (College of Nursing & Health innovation), Agribusiness, Sustainability (Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability), Aging (Center for Healthy Outcomes in Aging), Biomedicine & Health Outcomes (Biodesign Institute), as well as Population Health at our College of Health Solutions.
The school supports academic programs in Nutrition (NTR), Exercise and Wellness (EXW), Kinesiology (KIN), and Health Sciences (HSC), and has one of the largest Didactic Dietetics and Dietetic Internship programs in the country. Besides multiple undergraduate programs, the SNHP offers programs leading to MS in Nutrition, MS in Nutrition (Dietetics), MS in Obesity Prevention and Management, MS in Exercise and Wellness, MS in Clinical Exercise Physiology, and interdisciplinary PhD in Exercise and Nutritional Sciences.
Responsibilities for this position include developing a successful research program (60% which moves to 40% after two years), teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and mentoring students in research (20% which moves to 40% after two years), and providing service to the program and university as well as to the community and profession (20%). The ideal candidate will present evidence of a successful research trajectory, including a strong publication record and evidence of grantsmanship consistent with rank, and a strong commitment to high quality teaching and student mentoring.
The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. The college’s research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science, and measurement of health outcomes. In all cases, the CHS focus is to use interdisciplinary approaches to addressing the complex systems that underpin all health problems.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. U.S. News & World Report ranks ASU #1 in the U.S. for innovation (for three years in a row).
For additional information regarding ASU, the College of Health Solutions, and the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, go to: http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu.
Required Qualifications: PhD degree in nutrition or related field such as biological science or clinical research Experience in writing and securing grants: evidence of grant submissions annually and grant awards commensurate with rank Experience conducting and publishing research: evidence of annually published peer reviewed articles commensurate with rank Experience teaching courses at the college level: evidence of successful university teaching in-person and/or online commensurate with rank
Desired Qualifications: Expertise in aging, ingestive behavior, or clinical nutrition. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with colleagues Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Experience mentoring graduate students in research and publishing Application Deadline and Procedures Initial close date for the position is 1/15/18. Applications are reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed. To apply, click http://apply.interfolio.com/46534 to submit the following: A letter of interest addressed to Dr. Carol Johnston, including the name of the position for which you are applying, your qualifications, and professional experience Curriculum vitae Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number). References will not be contacted until the candidate progresses to the latter stages of the search process.
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A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU’s complete non-discrimination statement and www.asu.edu/titleIX/ )
The School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) is dedicated to the provision of a rigorous, high caliber education for students interested in Nutrition, Health Science, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Public Health. SNHP is within the College of Health Solutions. At the pulse of health, the College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to dev...eloping the health workforce of the future.
The SNHP’s research is housed in the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center (HLRC), which has an impressive array of research facilities and equipment (e.g., research metabolic kitchen with dining area, clinical chemistry and biochemistry research laboratory, body composition and exercise laboratory), located in the newly constructed facilities in ABC-1 (Arizona Biomedical Complex) of the Downtown Phoenix Campus. The HLRC has been developed to facilitate interactions among SNHP faculty and to promote collaborative research. Its mission is to encompass basic science, clinical, behavioral and community research, the promotion of physical activity and healthy eating, the integration of transdisciplinary efforts, and the training of graduate students in healthy lifestyles research.