The Ohio State University, located in Columbus, OH, USA, is looking for an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (9-month) tenure-track position in the Dept. of Nutrition. Deadline for applications March 15, 2012.
Qualifications: Earned doctorate in nutrition or a related discipline and preferably hold the credential of Registered Dietitian (RD). Evidence of research and teaching excellence in areas related to nutrition and diet assessment, program planning and evaluation, and able to work effectively with university students is required.
Responsibilities: 1) Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in human nutrition 2) Conduct and publish peer-reviewed research in top-tier journals 3) Obtain external funding to support research 4) Advise and direct masters and doctoral students 5) Serve on Department, College and University committees 6) Actively engage with the community in areas of research findings and nutrition communication.
Salary: Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications.
Deadline: Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.
Position start date: August, 2012 or negotiable.
Program Area Description: The Department of Human Nutrition is seeking an individual with expertise in the assessment of dietary intake and nutritional status, use of technology to enhance assessment procedures, or the integrated measurement of diet and physical activity behaviors. There are opportunities for collaboration with other University departments, research centers, and federal agencies, including the College of Public Health, Food Innovation Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, U.S. Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.
Department Description: The Department of Human Nutrition includes 13 tenure-track faculty conducting research in numerous areas related to nutrition. The mission of the Department of Human Nutrition is to generate, disseminate, and apply knowledge in the areas of human nutrition and dietetics to improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and associated organizational systems. Research, teaching and outreach efforts are focused in the areas of nutrient-gene interactions, macro- and micro-nutrient metabolism, diet and disease risk, healthy weight management, sports nutrition, behavior change, food safety, and food security and hunger. The Department has a large undergraduate program and is dedicated to high quality student instruction. Faculty members participate in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Nutrition across three colleges and in the M.S. degree program in human nutrition. The Dietetic Internship program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics.
The College: The College of Education & Human Ecology is home to three departments: Consumer Sciences, Human Development and Family Science, and Human Nutrition and three schools: Educational Policy & Leadership, Physical Activity & Educational Services, and Teaching & Learning. For additional information about the college or department, visit here.
The University: The Ohio State University is a world-class, land-grant, public research university with more than 57,500 students. Located on a 3,243 acre campus in Columbus, Ohio, the University offers a comprehensive curriculum and boasts diversity in programs, people, and facilities. It is located in Ohio’s capital city, with a metropolitan population over 1.5 million residents and offers a wide range of academic and cultural activities.
Application: Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and
research objectives with identification of potential funding agencies, and the names, address,
telephone number, and e-mail address of three references to Dr. Carla Miller, Chair, Search
Committee, The Ohio State University, Department of Human Nutrition, 350 Campbell Hall, 1787 Neil
Ave., Columbus, OH, 43210. Inquiries are welcome by e-mail at CMil...ehe.osu.edu or telephone