Emory University, Center for the Study of Human Health
January 23, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
The Center for the Study of Human Health (CSHH) at Emory University is a relatively young and rapidly growing program that seeks a Lecturer in Nutrition Science to begin fall semester of 2018. CSHH is an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that supports a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Health and minors in Global Health, Culture and Society; Nutrition Science; and Predictive Health through innovative courses and scholarly endeavors with broad perspectives on health and the human condition.
We seek an individual trained in nutrition science with additional broad expertise in any of the following: immunology, cancer, integrated physiology, epigenetics, development, policy or health disparities. Experience teaching innovative, evidence-based nutrition science courses at an undergraduate-level is necessary. Successful candidates should be capable of teaching courses on, but not limited to, the following topics: introduction to nutrition science; mechanistic pathways by which nutrition influences health; and sociocultural influences on nutrition. Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to integrate their discipline with a broad liberal arts perspective and should have experience mentoring students outside the classroom. Candidates with a history of nutrition science research and an interest in exposing students to research are encouraged.
This is a full?time, lecture-track position requiring teaching of five courses per academic year, including large lecture courses and small seminars. The initial appointment will be for a period of three years with renewals and promotions possible within the lecture?track system, as detailed in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences Guidelines for Appointment of Lecture-Track Faculty (http://college.emory.edu/home/administration/policy/lecturer.html).
Applicants who hold a relevant doctorate should submit a curriculum vitae, a personal statement describing teaching experience and teaching philosophy, two (2) syllabi from representative courses taught, a description of previous and current leadership efforts and contributions, transcripts, and contact information for three (3) references. Along with these materials, include a brief statement that addresses your past activities and future plans to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity in your professional career. Submit your application and references by February 23, 2018. References letters will be requested at a later date. Please direct questions to the Human Health Search Committee, Human.HealthSrch@emory.edu.
Submit your application here: http://apply.interfolio.com/46827
Emory University, Atlanta, GA is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veteran employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 001
About Emory University, Center for the Study of Human Health
Emory University is a private research university in metropolitan Atlanta, located in the Druid Hills section of DeKalb County, Georgia.