Institution (Location)
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Start Date
August 1, 2014
Position Description

The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University invites
applications for two 9-month, full-salaried, tenure-track positions. We seek
outstanding research scientists with recognized scholarly reputations demonstrated
by an active, externally funded research program as well as a substantial
record of publication in recognized journals and
books. Scholarship related to nutrition and human health, in the broadest
sense, should be central to the candidate’s research program.  The qualifications of the candidate should be
consistent with a tenured appointment at the level of an associate or full
professor, with a doctoral degree in nutrition, public health, medicine, epidemiology,
social-behavioral sciences or a related field. Demonstrated research excellence
in areas of interest include but are not limited to maternal and child nutrition,
obesity and chronic disease prevention, food systems for health and nutrition
disparities.  These positions are aligned
with University initiatives in big data, information sciences, and global and public
health. Experience teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is
required. The successful candidates will teach in the Division’s graduate
and/or undergraduate program, bring unique expertise and perspectives to the
Cornell curriculum, and mentor graduate students within and outside the
Division of Nutritional Sciences.

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Nutrition Interventions –
seek candidates with experience in interdisciplinary research at the interface
of food and nutrition with public health, community-based interventions,
policy, and/or dissemination and implementation research.

Global Health and Nutrition – We seek candidates with experience in
interdisciplinary research in global health and nutrition and an interest in studying the biological and/or
social dimensions of nutrition in human populations
.  Areas of expertise include but are not
limited to social-behavioral sciences, epidemiology, intervention targeting
& evaluation and/or infectious disease.

How to Apply

visit for more information on the Division of Nutritional Sciences and
to review the full description for both positions.  

must apply through Jobs at Cornell and should upload a cover letter only.  At the same time a PDF of the applicants CV
should be sent to
[email protected].
should also arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent
[email protected].
of applications will begin on September 1, 2014.


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