Institution (Location)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Start Date
August 16, 2020
Position Description

Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition Security Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition (FSHN) seeks an outstanding scholar who uses food and nutrition science approaches, basic or applied, to alleviate the nutrition and health consequences of food insecurity at the regional, national, and/or international level. This is a full-time 9-month (academic year) tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will contribute to at least one of the FSHN Department’s core areas: biochemical and molecular nutrition; food security and safety; integrated food, nutrition, and health; and food material science and engineering. To apply and view full job details: https://go.illinois.edu/FSHNFoodNutrSecurity Closing date: January 31, 2020. For full consideration, applications must be received by this date. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after this date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Illinois is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in the food and/or nutrition sciences or closely related disciplines. Evidence of professional promise and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required. Expertise in food and nutrition security as it relates to nutrition and health outcomes is required.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter , curriculum vitae, statement of research interest (2 pages or less), statement of teaching philosophy (2 pages or less), statement of diversity and inclusion (2 pages or less), and names and contact information for five references. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2020. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. To apply, please create your candidate profile and upload all required materials at https://go.illinois.edu/FSHNFoodNutrSecurity. Only applicants with complete profiles will be considered. Individuals from underrepresented populations are especially welcome to apply. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Ms. Audra Martin, Office Manager ([email protected]) and the position to Dr. Michael Miller, Associate Professor and Search Committee Chair ([email protected]). Final approval is given by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

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