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Assistant/Associate Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Food Science, NUTRITION, and Health Promotion at Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS, USA

About: The Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Health Promotion at Mississippi State University, is accepting applications for a full-time (9 or 12-month teaching/research appointment), tenure-track faculty position specializing in human nutrition. Responsibilities of this position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, establishing a competitive externally funded research program, directing graduate research, and participating in departmental and professional activities.

Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty positions at Purdue University within the research cluster center on Prevention of Chronic Disease/Pubic Health.

Nov
16
Deadline

Asst/Assoc Prof (TT) Human Nutrition and Food Science at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA; open until filled.

About: The Human Nutrition and Food ScienceDepartment at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2013. Candidate’s specializations in Nutritional Science and Dietetics are especially welcomed to apply.

Two Assistant/Associate Professor Positions, Department of Kinesiology Michigan State University; open until filled.

The Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University is seeking two faculty members at the assistant/associate professor level to build upon our strength in pediatric kinesiology. Applications from scholars possessing expertise within any kinesiology subdiscipline(s) are encouraged to apply. Applicants engaged in interdisciplinary work and who can foster scholarly connections among current department faculty will be especially competitive. The ideal candidates will enhance the research and grant portfolio of the department, be committed to quality teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, and value service to the institution, profession, and community. Each position is a 9-month tenure system appointment with the possibility of summer teaching. Salary is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications. Effective date of appointment will be August 16, 2013.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Health Psychology at North Dakota State University; open until filled.

About: The Department of Psychology at North Dakota State University announces a tenure track Assistant Professor position in HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY, broadly construed, beginning August 16, 2013. The candidate should conduct research on health and be able to contribute to our doctoral program in Health/Social Psychology. Our department offers a modest teaching load of 3 courses per year and competitive start-up packages. NDSU is dedicated to developing strong research programs and has been nationally recognized by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a “Research University/Very High Research Activity” institution.

Asst/Assoc Prof (TT) in Obesity Prevention and Intervention at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; open until filled.

About: The Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites applications for a tenure-track, academic year position (60% research, 40% teaching) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are looking for an individual who will strengthen our priority area of “Nutrition, Exercise, and Healthy Behaviors” by conducting clinical and/or translational research involving the psychosocial factors that influence nutrition and physical activity with regard to intervention and prevention of obesity or obesity-related disorders. Opportunities exist to conduct interdisciplinary research involving environmental factors affecting parental and child nutrition and physical activity; sleep patterns; interactive media use; and the role of social marketing and its impact on consumer behavior. We seek a scholar with a strong publication record in peer-reviewed journals and a demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding. He/she should have appropriate teaching experience and the desire to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Special consideration will be given to candidates capable of establishing research and teaching collaborations with faculty across the campus.

Senior Faculty Position in Adolescent Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; open until filled.

The Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health (PFRH) of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health is seeking an outstanding leader in adolescent health for an appointment at the rank of Full or Associate Professor. This individual will serve as director of the Center for Adolescent Health (CAH), a CDC-funded Prevention Research Center (PRC) committed to promoting the transition of youth in Baltimore to healthy and productive adulthood, working in partnership with community agencies. Individuals can come from any relevant discipline. Leadership characteristics sought include: a well-established and active record of scholarship and federally funded research; demonstrated commitment to improving adolescent health through community collaborative research; strong capacity for multidisciplinary collaboration; and experience mentoring junior faculty and graduate students and in teaching and education programs. The candidate needs excellent communication and interpersonal skills to foster collaboration between university and community partners, program planners and policy makers. Experience collaborating with state and local health departments is desirable. All areas of expertise related to adolescence are solicited. Particular areas of interest include sexual and reproductive health; nutrition, physical activity and obesity. International experience is desirable. The CAH provides infrastructure support for an array of observational, intervention, evaluation and translational research conducted by faculty from a variety of departments across the university. Information about the Department and the Center can be found at http://www.jhsph.edu/dept/pfrh/; http://www.jhsph.edu/adolescenthealth/index.html. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The University promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. The Johns Hopkins University is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities. The Johns Hopkins University is a drug-free workplace. Applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Oct
15
Deadline

Asst Prof (TT) in Exercise and Health Psychology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; deadline to apply: Oct 15, 2012.

About: The Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor in the area of Exercise and Health Psychology. This position will be of interest to those with training in Kinesiology, Psychology and other related disciplines. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and will have demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. We are looking for an individual with skills that complement and broaden our current focus on psychological and behavioural aspects of physical activity, chronic disease and disability. Specialized training in the area of exercise psychophysiology, and the ability to integrate knowledge and techniques that would foster collaborative links with other areas of research strength, is desirable. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching and graduate supervision. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and the potential to initiate and maintain an independent research program are requirements. Postdoctoral training and demonstrated success in securing research funding would be advantageous. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Nov
01
Deadline

Assistant Professor (TT) in Kinesiology within Psychology of Physical Activity at the University of North Texas, Denton (DFW area), TX; deadline to apply: November 1, 2012

Rank and Salary: The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation is recruiting a highly motivated individual who will bring strengths in research, teaching, and service to support the Department’s programs. The individual selected will serve a nine-month, tenure-track appointment beginning Fall semester 2013. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and background. Summer employment is contingent on student demand and funding.

Oct
15
Deadline

Assistant Professor (TT) in Dietetics and Community Nutrition at The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; review of applications begins October 15, 2012

About: The Department of Health and Kinesiology Department at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for an Assistant (tenure-track) Professor in Health with specialization in dietetics or community nutrition. The University is situated in a vibrant and growing community, serving a diverse, multicultural population that is reflected in our student population. While continuing its tradition of excellence in teaching and community services, UTSA is rapidly moving toward classification as a tier one doctoral/research intensive institution.


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