The Division of Nutritional Sciences is seeking candidates for two 9month, fullsalaried, tenuretrack positions at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor at Cornell University. The candidates for this position should be outstanding research scientists with a recognized scholarly reputation, appropriate for rank, in the broad area of nutrition and global health. Successful candidates should have experience in interdisciplinary research addressing the biological systems and networks that underlie the origin and etiology of nutritionrelated complex traits in human populations. Candidates may have disciplinary expertise in epidemiology, evolutionary biology, population genetics, demography, computing and information science, and/or medicine. The qualifications of the candidate will determine the rank of the tenured/tenuretrack appointment at the level of an assistant, associate or full professor. Candidates are expected to be leaders in their disciplines and interested in advancing the understanding of the connection between nutrition and health. Interest in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level is required. Commensurate with rank, research excellence should be demonstrated by an active, externallyfunded research program as well as by a substantial record of publication in recognized journals and books. Scholarship related to nutrition and human health, in the broadest sense, should be central to the candidate's research program. Participation in the Division's graduate and undergraduate teaching programs related to global and public health nutrition is expected.
The Division of Nutritional Sciences
The Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) at Cornell University is among the largest academic units in the United States devoted to human nutrition. DNS is a multidisciplinary unit with scholarly activities that integrate knowledge from the physical, biological and social sciences in the areas of molecular, human, international and community nutrition through teaching, research, and outreach related to food, food systems, nutrition and health. Multidisciplinary research, graduate training, and outreach programs include Maternal & Child Nutrition, Nutritional Genomics, Food Systems for Health and Nutrition, Global Health International Nutrition and Obesity & Chronic Disease. In carrying out its mission, DNS supports and contributes to advancements in basic disciplines and promotes the health and wellbeing of populations in the US and globally. The DNS undergraduate program consists of four majors. The Nutritional Sciences major and the Global and Public Health Sciences major are offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Human Ecology. The Human Biology, Health and Society major is offered through the College of Human Ecology, and the concentration in Nutrition in the Biological Sciences Major is offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Arts and Sciences. The Division of Nutritional Sciences is the administrative home for the Cornell Graduate Field of Nutrition and the Graduate Field of Epidemiology.
Academic Environment at Cornell University
Cornell is a major Land Grant research and teaching institution established in 1865 with both endowed and state assisted units. The student population on the Ithaca campus is approximately 5,350 graduate/professional students and 13,670 undergraduates. Cornell offers a strong, interdisciplinary research environment. Recently, the university initiated campuswide investments in the Life Sciences, the Cornell Population Program, the Institute for Social Sciences, the Global Health Program, and the Weill Cornell Medical College and Cornell Technology Campus, which are located in New York City.
Applicants must apply through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9729 and upload a cover letter, CV, research statement and a teaching statement. Applicants must also arrange to that three confidential letters of recommendation submitted through Academic Jobs Online.
The review of applications will begin in October of 2017. Interviews will commence in November of 2017.
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