Institution (Location)
University of Arizona
Start Date
July 1, 2017
Position Description

We are seeking an
outstanding individual with expertise in
nutritional sciences and bio-behavioral research, broadly defined, to fill a
9-month (academic year), tenured/tenure-eligible position (80% research, 20%
in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences, the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.

This is an excellent
opportunity to join a highly productive, innovative, and committed faculty
working to advance the science of nutrition. The Department of Nutritional
Sciences currently has 12 full-time faculty members. The Department also
supports 11 MS- and PhD-level Lecturers/Assistant Professors of Practice. The
graduate program is interdisciplinary and trains Master’s and doctoral
students, and provides research and teaching assistantships during early
program years. Support includes a USDA National Needs Fellows Training grant.


The University of Arizona is the state’s premier
research university and is ranked among the top 20 of public research
universities nationwide. UA Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health are co-located on the same
campus. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration and interaction with
University faculty in these Colleges, the Bio5 Institute for Collaborative
Bioresearch, and several Centers of Excellence. Outstanding facilities and
services exist, with more than 60 research cores and shared services supporting
interdisciplinary research including the Genetics Core and Genomics shared
service, the Functional Genomics Core facility, the Arizona Proteomics
Consortium the Clinical and Translational Science Center, the Behavioral
Measurement and Interventions Shared Resource, and multiple
imaging/visualization, computing, bioinformatics and biostatistics cores.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Additional Minimum

PhD, MD, or equivalent

A publication record demonstrating
high-impact research and a strong and sustainable funding record, appropriate
to level of appointment

potential for excellence in teaching


Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated excellence in the field of
bio-behavioral research, including strong track record of extramural funding
and peer-reviewed publications

of successful graduate student and junior faculty mentoring is expected at the
Associate level

How to Apply