The University at Buffalo, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is now accepting applications for a full-time position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Nutrition Sciences. We encourage applications from candidates who are historically underrepresented in academia. This is a 10-month, non-tenure track position and will begin in August 2023.
Major responsibilities of this position are
Primarily teach in the undergraduate program in nutrition, but may have opportunities to teach in other programs.
Provide academic and career guidance/mentoring to students and teaching assistants
Curriculum development and systematic program review,
Participate in service activities that contribute to the advancement of the department (e.g., Department, School, University, and Professional organizations)
Demonstrate collegiality in all aspects of faculty engagement.
Be expected to teach up to 12 credit hours per Fall and Spring semesters
ENS is committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in research, education and service. Applications from individuals who will contribute to that diversity, including underrepresented groups are encouraged.
Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential. The successful candidate will bring a vision for adaptation and continuous quality improvement in teaching effectiveness and potential to assist in the design and development of new courses and/or course revisions.
About the Department
The Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences is one of the academic units in the School of Public Health & Health Professions. There are well-established research programs and excellent facilities available within the Department and School. The Department offers a BS in Exercise Science, a BS/MS in Exercise Nutrition, BS in Nutrition, an integrated Clinical Nutrition graduate dietitian training program, an MS degree in Athletic Training, MS degrees in Nutrition and Exercise Science, a combined Exercise Science BS/MPH in Epidemiology and PhD degrees in Exercise Science and Nutrition. The Department is home to the Center for Research and Education in Special Environments (CRESE), which is a state-of-the-art facility for performing research at altitude, depth, and extremes of temperature.
About the School of Public Health and Health Professions
SPHHP offers programs at every degree level and is the home to departments of biostatistics, community health and health behavior, epidemiology and environmental health, exercise and nutrition sciences, and rehabilitation science. It is one of only a few schools across the country that includes both health-related professions and public health. It has a diverse student body which it is actively engaged in supporting. The School has an energetic equity, diversity and inclusion council and provides professional development opportunities in inclusive pedagogy and other equity-related issues. Faculty in the School also engage with the University at Buffalo Community Health Equity Research Institute. For more information about the school, visit sphhp.buffalo.edu.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Earned PhD in nutrition or related discipline
Evidence of teaching experience in nutrition or closely related areas such as biochemistry, pathophysiology of chronic diseases, epidemiology, or health behavior.
Postdoctoral research training
Record of peer-reviewed scientific publications consistent with experience
Credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration