Institution (Location)
Texas State University
Position Description

The School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University is searching for a full-time tenure-track faculty position (Assistant Professor) in Nutrition. The proposed start date is Fall 2024. 

Candidate’s Qualifications (who should apply)

Required Qualifications

  • Earned PhD or equivalent doctorate degree in nutrition (with at least 18 graduate hours of coursework in nutrition); ABD candidates will not be considered;
  • Experience teaching at an accredited college or university;
  • At least one year of postdoctoral research/scholar experience;
  • Experience engaging with, creating, or managing large datasets;
  • Research with human participants, patients, or clients;
  • An active research program related to one or more of the following areas and focusing on dietary patterns and nutrition on individual, community, or population health, mother/child dyad outcomes, or chronic disease;

o    Nutrition interventions, including planning, design, implementation, evaluation or analyses of randomized controlled trials, or implementation science;

o    Nutrition epidemiology, including analyses of national panel surveys, national cohort studies, large randomized controlled trials, complex or big data;

o    Systems or computational biology or analyses of proteomic, metabolomic, transcriptomic, nutrigenomic, nutrigenetic, or microbiome data from diverse biological samples

  • Experience writing or co-writing grant applications for external funding;
  • Recent publications in impactful journals related to the above-mentioned research topics.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Registered dietitian credential;
  • Experience teaching courses as instructor of record at the collegiate level;
  • Experience teaching research methods, statistics/biostatistics, or epidemiology courses at the graduate level;
  • Experience applying for federal grants;
  • Experience securing external funding as a PI, Co-PI, or as the nutrition lead;
  • Experience mentoring undergraduate or graduate students;
  • Teaching or research awards received at the graduate or postdoctoral level;
  • Undergraduate degree in nutrition.
How to Apply

Candidates should apply via Texas State University Jobs website: Please create an account and submit the required materials to posting:

  • Cover letter that addresses all required and preferred qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research statement (Summary of past research accomplishments and plans for future research)
  • Teaching philosophy statement
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Contact information for three references.

Review of materials will begin on October 2, 2023. 


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