Other Title Information: Assistant or Associate Professor, NHM
Organization: 217701 - HUMAN NUTRITION
The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management, a growing Department with a thriving faculty, seeks to fill a newly-designated faculty position in Human Nutrition. The Department is one of five in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama, and offers an undergraduate degree in Food and Nutrition, a Coordinated Program in Dietetics, and a Didactic Program in Dietetics. Additionally, the Department offers a MS and PhD in Human Nutrition.
The University of Alabama is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and service, and it is one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. The University is a leader among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral level institution in Alabama. It is located in vibrant Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 160,000, with a warm and sunny climate.
Responsibilities: Teaching, research, and service to articulate the mission of The University including:
Teach courses as needed at the undergraduate, MS and PhD level.
Establish an active, focused research program in the area of nutrition.
Produce a record of scholarly activity in human nutrition.
Recruit, mentor, and advise students
Participate on thesis and dissertation committees.
Obtain external funding to support a nationally competitive research program.
Serve on Departmental, College, and University committees.
Qualifications: Applicants should have a strong background in human nutrition with the ability to establish and sustain a research agenda in the area of nutrition, preferably in the area of pediatric, maternal/child/adolescent, or community nutrition.
PhD or DrPH required. (Doctoral degree must be conferred prior to the start date or the offer will be withdrawn.)
Registered Dietitian required.
Must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate level nutrition courses.
Evidence of the ability to teach at the collegiate level.
Evidence of the potential to establish a related research program.
To be considered for the position of Associate Professor, the candidate must have attained tenure at a comparable University and be evaluated by the College of Human Environmental Sciences Tenure and Promotion Committee. https://facultyhandbook.ua.edu/v-criteria-and-standards-for-awarding-tenure-to-probationary-faculty/
Additional Position Information:
Application Deadline is March 31, 2020. Review of applicants to begin January 15, 2020.
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Internal Number: 45922
About University of Alabama Tuscaloosa
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