• 26 Jul 2017 10:37 AM
    Message # 4995875
    Rebecca Shenton (Administrator)
    The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition in the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics at Syracuse University invites applicants for a full time tenure-track assistant professor position in Integrative & Functional Nutrition or Sports Nutrition to begin in August 2018.  The department seeks a high-energy faculty member with expertise in the integrative and functional nutrition or sports nutrition.  


    This individual will develop and maintain an active, research program, pursue external funding, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in research methods, and courses in area of expertise; advise undergraduate students, supervise and mentor graduate students; provide service to the program, department, college, or university; and establishing professional liaisons with organizations in the local community and the global field.


    Minimum qualifications include an earned doctorate related to sports nutrition or integrative and functional nutrition, an active portfolio of externally funded research and peer reviewed publications (or evidence of potential to develop such a portfolio), and teaching experience at the university level.  We are willing to consider candidates trained in a variety of disciplines but with research and teaching expertise in integrative or sports nutrition.  Dietetic registration preferred.  Experience with accreditation of either nutrition/dietetics programs desirable.

    The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in nutrition, public health and food studies. The department focus is on health issues among diverse populations. Approximately 500 undergraduate and 40 graduate students pursue degrees in this department.  Extensive opportunities exist for collaboration at Syracuse University, with the State University of New York (SUNY) and community-based agencies in the Syracuse area.  The Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition is a leader in the University's emphasis on publicly-engaged scholarship and applications from scholars with engaged research portfolios are encouraged to apply.
    Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2017 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.   For online application instructions go to and attach the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters reference.  Syracuse University is an EO/AA employer and particularly encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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