2 Asst/Assoc Professor (TT) Positions at Iowa State University Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Deadline/review of apps May 1, 2012.
Description: Iowa State University seeks applications for two 9-month, tenure-track faculty positions in Nutritional Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a productive research program with strong extramural support. Research expertise in an area related to the interactions between nutrition and molecular
aspects of disease is desirable. Areas of interest include but not limited to maternal and child development, fetal origins of disease, and nutrient-gene interactions. Successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to work collaboratively within the existing research strengths of the department, including the Nutrition and Wellness Research Center and will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise and mentor graduate students. Service on department, college and university committees, and participation in national/international professional
organizations is expected. The proposed start date is August 2012 but is negotiable. An excellent benefits package and competitive start-up funds for research will be provided.