Global Health and Nutrition
Division of Nutritional Sciences
The Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) at Cornell University is seeking candidates for two 9-month, full-salaried, tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. The candidates for this position should be outstanding research scientists with a recognized scholarly reputation, appropriate for rank, in the broad area of nutrition and global health. Successful candidates should have demonstrated research excellence in areas including, but not limited to, biological systems and networks linked to nutrition-related phenotypes, precision nutrition, maternal and child nutrition, obesity and chronic disease prevention, food systems for human health and nutrition, in the context of global health and international settings. Candidates may have disciplinary expertise in nutrition, epidemiology, evolutionary biology, population genetics, demography, and/or medicine. The qualifications of the candidate will determine the rank of the tenured/tenure-track appointment at the level of an assistant, associate or full professor. Candidates are expected to be leaders in their disciplines and interested in advancing the understanding of the connection between nutrition and health. Interest in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required. Commensurate with rank, research excellence should be demonstrated by an active, externally funded research program as well as by a substantial record of publication in recognized peer-reviewed journals and books. Scholarship related to nutrition and human health, in the broadest sense, should be central to the candidate's research program. Participation in the Division's graduate and undergraduate teaching programs related to global and public health nutrition is expected.
The primary responsibility is to establish and maintain an independent and extramurally funded research program. Distribution of professional effort will be approximately 50% research, 50% instruction.
Please visit http://www.human.cornell.edu/dns for more information on the Division of Nutritional Sciences and to review the full position description.
Applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11591 and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants must also arrange to that three confidential letters of recommendation submitted through Academic Jobs Online.
The review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018 and will continue until both positions have been filled.
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