The Department of Kinesiology at William & Mary, a public university of the Commonwealth of Virginia, seeks applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in Human Nutrition. Appointment will begin August 10, 2023. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in all areas of individual, community, and population nutrition.
Duties include research, teaching, and service to the University. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a vibrant externally funded research program that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body. Teaching expectation is 2 courses per semester. Successful applicants must possess the skills to teach compelling courses in human nutrition and other lecture and seminar-style courses, as well as in their area of specialty.
Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in an area of nutrition or a related field at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2023).
Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience in teaching and mentoring successful undergraduate research is preferred. Evidence of scholarly achievement or demonstrated potential as a scholar.
Postdoctoral research experience is desirable. Applicants whose expertise and research complement the department’s current faculty and teaching are desirable. For example, human biochemical or molecular nutrition, clinical or behavioral nutrition, or population approaches such as nutritional epidemiology.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, a statement describing previous professional experience or future plans (or both) that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, a statement of teaching interests, and a statement of research interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, November 11, 2022. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. William & Mary conducts background checks on applicants being considered for employment.
Information on the degree programs in the Department of Kinesiology may be found at https://www.wm.edu/as/kinesiology/index.php .