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How to Apply Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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How to Apply Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

To apply, please send (electronically in PDF format) a letter of application, including a statement of current and future academic interests, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Nancy Polderdyke (nop@umich.edu). Include: ?Nutrition Behavior Faculty Search? in the subject line of your e-mail submission.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. For best consideration, candidates should apply immediately and before November 15, 2012. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Job Summary
The Human Nutrition Program in the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the Rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Nutrition Behavior.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated capability or substantial promise to develop an externally funded research program focusing on nutrition interventions in clinical and/or public health settings. The opportunity for a secondary appointment in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education is anticipated. Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank must demonstrate a record of high quality publications in peer-reviewed journals and the potential to secure competitive, external research funding. Those applying at the Associate Professor rank must have a well-established academic record of independent scholarship, including a sustained record of high quality publications and an externally funded research program. Priority areas include: the development and evaluation of effective programs, policies, and/or communication strategies to improve nutrition and related lifestyle behaviors to prevent and control obesity and related chronic diseases; methodological research on evaluation methods relevant to nutrition behavior assessment and interventions; and epidemiologic and social science research on determinants of nutrition outcomes and consequences across the lifecycle. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in the collaborative, interdisciplinary environment of the University of Michigan to design and implement novel dietary and exercise interventions to prevent and control obesity. Research expertise in methods and nutrition interventions and communications in multi-ethnic populations and/or addressing health disparities by economic status or race/ethnicity is highly desirable.

The faculty will also be expected to participate in interdisciplinary graduate education related to Nutrition Behavior and will take an active role in student advising and the supervision of students participating in internship and research opportunities for graduate students and pre- and post-doctoral trainees.

Desired Qualifications*
Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent doctoral degree in nutritional sciences, social and behavioral sciences, communications, or related public health or medical discipline, and should have research experience in some aspect of public health nutrition, health promotion, and/or prevention and control of obesity and related chronic conditions.

Underfill Statement
This position is posted as Assistant Professor/Associate Professor. The rank of the selected candidate will depend upon candidate's qualifications.

U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are strongly urged to apply.

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