Career Opportunity - Assistant Professor
Application Status: Closed
Assistant Professor - Human Nutrition and Energy Metabolism
Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Institution: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time / Tenure Track
The Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies, within the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) of Rutgers University, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the area of human nutrition and energy metabolism.
The successful candidate will maintain a dynamic research program; seek extramural funding in the area of specialization; teach undergraduate and graduate students; and mentor and train graduate students. Special consideration will be given to candidates utilizing human subjects in their research program.
Primary teaching responsibilities and research interests will be in the area of advanced nutrition and metabolism, nutrition and physical activity, and healthy lifestyle.
Core resources, startup funds, and laboratory space will be provided.
Rutgers University is a state land-grant university in the New Brunswick-based campuses and is the new university member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. The Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies is part of a vibrant and interactive Life Sciences community that includes over 200 faculty members in the Departments of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Genetics, and Cell Biology and Neuroscience. It has over 1000 undergraduate majors and offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, and an M.S. program in Global Sport Business.
The Department of Exercise Science and Sport Studies is highly interdisciplinary with ongoing collaborations with many of Rutgers' other programs (e.g., the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, the Rutgers School of Health Related Professions, The Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences) as well as productive relationships with Intercollegiate Athletics and the newly formed Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health.
PhD in Nutrition / Metabolism from an accredited institution is required by start date.
Applicants should have demonstrated record of significant research, the potential to make substantial contributions as an independent investigator, and have a commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students. They should also be committed to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
1) Certification as a Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist status from the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2) Demonstrated experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate students; 3) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals in the areas of human nutrition/metabolism; 4) a record of service, including service to the discipline and professional associations. Priority will be given to applicants whose background supports the development of a program in metabolic regulation/adaptations during stress in humans (including but not limited to exercise, severe trauma, and prolonged cold exposure).
Earliest Effective Date of Employment:
September 1, 2016