Nutritional Sciences Full Professor

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
May 26, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Nutritional Sciences Full Professor

College/School/Unit: College of Natural Sciences
Department: School of Human Ecology - Nutritional Sciences
Posted: Nov 3, 2020
Apply By: Open until filled


The Department of Nutritional Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas (UT) at Austin invites applications from individuals who are qualified for appointment at the Full Professor level, subject to the availability of funding. We are seeking to expand our strengths in interdisciplinary research, molecular nutrition, cancer biology, nutritional biochemistry and metabolism, behavioral nutrition, clinical and community nutrition interventions, and nutrition and chronic disease prevention/management. Candidates who are committed to building a diverse and inclusive educational environment and who have demonstrated a commitment to improving the diversity of academic communities are encouraged to apply. The College views inclusiveness and excellence as interconnected in the work of its faculty.

The University of Texas at Austin offers quality laboratory/research space, and the position provides the opportunity to work in a highly multidisciplinary environment, interacting with both scientists and clinicians. Resources available within the Department of Nutritional Sciences include modern research space in the Dell Pediatric Research Institute, which includes clinical research space in the Pediatric Assessment Center (PAC) for the assessment of body composition, energy expenditure, and blood analytes. Research is enhanced by state-of-the art core facilities available through the Center for Biomedical Research Support ( including genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, bioinformatics, mouse genetic engineering, and imaging. Research requiring high performance computing, visualization, and big data analytics is possible through the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC; The Department of Nutritional Sciences has strong relationships with many units within The UT Dell Medical School (, including the Department of Pediatrics, the Department of Population Health (, and the Livestrong Cancer Institute (


Top candidates should have a Ph.D. in Nutrition, Biochemistry, Genetics, Physiology, or Cancer Biology and be able to lead transformational science, creatively collaborate with members of the Department of Nutritional Sciences and other UT Austin units, and demonstrate excellence in mentoring and teaching.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates for the position should submit a letter of interest, a Curriculum Vitae, a research statement, a teaching statement, a diversity statement, three confidential letters of reference, and any other materials they deem appropriate via Interfolio.

The review of applications will be ongoing, and applications will be considered until the position is filled. The Department will contact applicants of interest for the next stage of the process.

For further information about the position, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Molly Bray (

The University of Texas at Austin is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

For assistance signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please contact Stephanie Huntzis ( or access Interfolio's help and support section via email at or phone at (877) 997-8807.

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