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Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Maryland, Nutrition and Food Science Department

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor
Job Location: College Park , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Agriculture & horticulture
Health sciences, nursing, kinesiology
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Date Posted: 2017-08-30
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Professor
University of Maryland

The Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a 9 month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor to begin August 23, 2018.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally-funded research program in basic research associated with nutrition and prevention of human chronic diseases such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer.

Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry techniques and a multidisciplinary approach in genetics, epigenetics, metabolomics, and microbiome research.

In addition, the successful candidate will direct doctoral and master students' research, and contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching programs within the department. The selected applicant will have a balanced research and teaching appointment.

Job Requirements

Candidates must have an earned doctorate in nutrition or a closely related field and be outstanding research scientists for their current rank.

Applicants for Associate Professor Position are required to have an established track record of external funding as well as a strong record of publication in recognized journals.

Scholarship related to nutrition and human health, in the broadest sense, should be central to the candidate's research program. Excellent communication skills and commitment to teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students is vital.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Please send a current (signed) curriculum vita, representative publications, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for three professional references (include mailing address, telephone number, and E-mail address), and a cover letter describing the candidate's strengths, accomplishments, and future research plans to: (Position #: 103715).

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the University of Maryland and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

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