The Department of Nutritional Sciences in the University of Michigan School of Public Health is seeking candidates for one tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor in the areas of Nutritional Epidemiology and/or Behavioral Nutrition.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated capability to develop and oversee an externally funded research program focusing on nutritional epidemiology and/or behavioral nutrition. Applicants must have a well-established academic record of independent scholarship, including a sustained record of high quality publications and external funding.
Priority areas include: research on the relationship of nutrition to health outcomes (including ‘omics, clinical and population-level outcomes); the development and evaluation of clinical and/or population based programs or policies to improve nutrition and health behaviors related to obesity and chronic diseases; epidemiologic research on determinants of nutrition outcomes and consequences across the lifecycle. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the highly collaborative, interdisciplinary environment of the University of Michigan to design and implement novel epidemiological and/or behavioral nutrition studies, including intervention trials.
The faculty will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate education related to Nutritional Epidemiology and/or Behavioral Nutrition. Faculty members will take an active role in student advising and the supervision of students participating in public health nutrition internships and research opportunities for graduate students and pre- and post-doctoral trainees.