The University at Buffalo, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is now accepting applications for a full-time position of Assistant Professor of Exercise Science. We encourage applications from candidates who are historically underrepresented in academia. This is a 10-month, tenure track position and is designated at the faculty rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023. Applicants conducting research in the areas of environmental physiology, sport nutrition, and physical activity are particularly desired but all relevant fields will be considered.
Major responsibilities of this position are. . .
To establish and maintain an externally funded research program
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science
Mentor graduate and undergraduate students
Participate in service activities (e.g., Department, School, University, and Professional organizations)
The ideal candidate will establish a line of research that will complement and build off current strengths of the School.
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 in Nutrition Sciences, a BS/MS in Exercise Nutrition, an MS in Clinical Nutrition leading to the Registered Dietitian credential, an MS degree in Athletic Training, MS degrees in Nutrition and Exercise Science, 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 UB and Buffalo:
The University at Buffalo is a comprehensive, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence and the Flagship University of the SUNY system. With nearly 30,000 students, it is New York’s largest and most comprehensive university. The University at Buffalo is the premier institute of the State University of New York with nearly 30,000 enrolled students. The University at Buffalo has a proud history of Division 1 athletics that includes nine men’s and nine women’s athletic teams. The Western New York area provides a highly livable environment that is rich in outdoor recreation, music, theater, and professional sports, in addition to the advantages of being located on the international border with Canada.
Outstanding Benefits Package:
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Department of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences is interested in identifying prospective minority and women candidates and professionals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with a disability may request needed reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process. No person in whatever relationship with The State University of New York shall be subject to discrimination on the basis of age, creed, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and sexual orientation, marital or veteran status.
An earned doctorate in exercise science, kinesiology, physiology, or related field
Postdoctoral research training
Record of peer-reviewed scientific publications consistent with experience
Evidence of securing external funding
Relevant teaching experience in higher education