Assistant Professor of Nutrition
Assistant Professor of Nutrition
Department of Nutrition
University of Massachusetts Amherst


The Department of Nutrition seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in September 2019. Successful candidates should have a doctoral degree in nutritional sciences or related discipline, a passion for research and demonstrated potential for extramural funding. Preference will be given to a candidate with expertise in areas including but not limited to basic nutrition research for chronic disease prevention, nutritional interventions, or community-based research. RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) credential preferred but not required.

Responsibilities:
• Teaching undergraduate and graduate nutrition courses.
• Supervising masters and doctoral students.
• Participating in department, school and university service.
• Contributing to the university’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
• This appointment provides an outstanding opportunity for trans-disciplinary research and teaching collaboration across a broad range of disciplines.

Qualifications:
• Successful candidates should have a doctoral degree in nutritional sciences or related discipline, a passion for research, and demonstrated potential for extramural funding.
• Preference will be given to a candidate with expertise in areas including but not limited to basic nutrition research for chronic disease prevention, nutritional interventions, or community-based research.
• RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) credential preferred but not required.

Special Instruction to Applicants:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, and contact information for three professional references to: https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/822/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=496193&SourceTypeID=801&sLanguage=en-us
Review of applications will begin January 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

The university is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University's goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual's record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic degree and career. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.


Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 02459

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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