Institution (Location)
Texas State University
Start Date
August 24, 2020
Position Description

The School of Family and Consumer Sciences (SFCS) invites applications to fill two nine-month (academic year) tenure-track positions with possible summer teaching. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition and foods courses; developing new courses; conducting research using (1) biochemical or molecular techniques in pre-clinical models or (2) community-based or translational approaches in areas including but not limited to how nutrition relates to human growth and development, physical performance, health behaviors, cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, cancer, epigenetics, microbiome and neuroscience; obtaining external funding and publishing; involving undergraduate and graduate students in research; and participating in appropriate service activities. Collectively, this position includes teaching, scholarship, and professional service.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Education: Earned Ph.D. in nutrition or complementary field (with at least 18 graduate hours of coursework in nutrition) Teaching: Experience teaching at the university level Research: Experience conducting research related to one or more of the following areas: • The role of nutrition in prevention and/or treatment of chronic diseases, including pre-clinical, clinical, community-based and translational research • Community or public health nutrition • Health equity or health disparities • Policies, systems, and environmental influences on nutrition • Maternal nutrition and fetal/child development • Micronutrients • Biochemical and molecular nutrition • Nutrition and epigenetics • Nutrition and the microbiome • Nutrition and neuroscience Evidence of ability to publish in indexed and peer-reviewed journals.

How to Apply

Complete job seeker profile in Texas State University applicant portal and apply to the job position online at https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/. Posting #202037FAC.

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