Associate/Full Professor Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management

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Location: Tuscaloosa, ALABAMA

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Requisition Number: 0811810
Number of Open Positions: 1
Position Title: Associate Professor/Full Professor
Other Title Information: Associate/Full Professor Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management
Organization: 217701 - HUMAN NUTRITION
Position Summary:

The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management at The University of Alabama (UA) seeks to fill a newly-designated faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in Human Nutrition.

The Department is a growing department with a thriving faculty, is one of five departments in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at UA, and offers an undergraduate degree in Food and Nutrition, a Coordinated Program in Dietetics, and a Didactic Program in Dietetics. The department also offers a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Ph.D. in Human Nutrition.

The University of Alabama is a Carnegie-classified “Very High Research Activity” (formerly known as R1) university and is the state’s flagship university. It is a national leader among public universities in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars and is the senior comprehensive doctoral-level institution in Alabama. UA is ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation with a focus on research, teaching, and citizenship and is considered one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. It is located in vibrant Tuscaloosa, a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 residents, with a warm and sunny climate.

Responsibilities: Teaching, research, and outreach to articulate with the mission of the university, including:
•Teach courses as needed at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level.
•Maintain an active, focused research program in the area of nutrition.
•Produce a record of scholarly activity in human nutrition.
•Obtain external funding to support a nationally-competitive research program.
•Recruit, mentor, and advise students.
•Serve on departmental, college, and university committees, including thesis and dissertation committees.

Ad Text:

Applicants should have a strong background in nutrition with the ability to establish and sustain a research agenda in the area of human nutrition.
•PhD (required) or DrPH (required) in nutrition or a nutrition-related field.
•Registered Dietitian (preferred).
•Must have completed at least 18 hours of graduate level nutrition courses.
•Evidence of the ability to teach at the collegiate level.
•Evidence of a highly visible research program and an established record of sustained research funding.

Additional Position Information:

Review of applicants to begin March 1, 2019.
•Strong applicants currently at the level of upper Assistant Professor are encouraged to apply for consideration for Associate Professor; those currently at the level of upper-Associate Professor level are encouraged to apply for consideration for Full Professor.
•Applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in chemistry are especially encouraged.

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Search Initiation Date: 01/23/2019
Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2019
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts of graduate coursework (attach as Other Document 1), a research statement that incorporates a clear research trajectory (attach as Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities statement), teaching philosophy (1 page), and a list and contact information for 3 references (attach as Other Document 2). Letters of reference are not required for initial application, but will be required from applicants receiving an invitation to interview.
•For further information contact: Dr. Seung Eun Jung, PhD, RD., Search Committee Chair, at:

College/School/Division: Human Environmental Sciences
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