Two Tenure Track Positions in Nutrition and/or Exercise Physiology, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
The University of Missouri
The University of Missouri invites applications for a two tenure track faculty positions nutrition and/or exercise physiology. The successful applicant will have a PhD in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or a closely related discipline with postdoctoral research experience. At the assistant professor level, strong promise of obtaining and sustaining a nationally funded research program is expected. For more senior levels, an established track record of external funding is expected. The NEP department is part of three colleges, College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES), College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources, and the School of Medicine. The tenure home for this position will be in HES. In the Fall of 2013 a newly renovated building will open including the MU Nutritional Center for Health (MUNCH) consisting of a research metabolic kitchen, a state of the art teaching kitchen and observational behavior lab. In addition new wet lab facilities and human research facilities (MU-Physical Activity and Wellness program: MU-PAW) will be included. MUNCH and MU-PAW will be located near the MU Child Development Lab and researchers with an interest in any aspect of childhood nutrition and exercise are especially encouraged to apply. We anticipate one of these positions to be in some area of child nutrition or exercise and hold an appointment with the Department of Child Health in the School of Medicine. It is expected the faculty will contribute to undergraduate and graduate education in the department. Information about the department of Nutritional sciences can be found at the departmental link (http://ns.missouri.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Competitive salary and start-up funds will be provided to successful candidates.
Located midway between St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is a vibrant university town that is consistently ranked among the top small cities to live in America.
Please submit curriculum vitae, a narrative of research and educational interests, and the names and contact information of three references.
For additional information about the position, please contact:
Deb Garrett at GarrettD@missouri.edu