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Position Title: Postdoctoral Traineeship Available in Maternal and Child Nutrition

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Extension and Community Nutrition

Position Title: Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist


Position Title: Postdoctoral Traineeship Available in Maternal and Child Nutrition
Organization: Cornell University
City and State:  Ithaca, New York, United States
Start Date: ASAP

Posted: 6/13/2016

Postdoctoral Traineeship Available in Maternal and Child Nutrition
The Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University seeks to fill an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellowship in Maternal and Child Nutrition. The successful applicant will have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and a record of accomplishment in a related science (nutritional, biological, chemical or social), public health, epidemiology or medicine, and will be committed to a career of research in Maternal and Child Nutrition. Research will be conducted under the supervision of one or more of 13 faculty mentors in the Division of Nutritional Sciences. Opportunities are available for classroom-based training and professional development in teaching and proposal development. US citizenship or permanent residency is required. This position is available beginning approximately on August 1, 2016.

Experience/Credentials Needed to Apply:

Qualified individuals must apply through Academic Jobs Online and must submit the following items:
• Cover Letter
• Curriculum Vitae
• A Statement of Research Interests
• Three Reference Letters (to be submitted through AJO by the reference writers).
Questions in advance of application should be directed to Professor Kathleen Rasmussen at
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We're an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Extension and Community Nutrition
Organization: University of Connecticut, Department of Nutritional Sciences
City and State: Storrs, CT
Start Date: January 2017

Posted: 6/10/2016

The Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Connecticut invites applications for an 11-month, non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Extension and Community Nutrition beginning in January, 2017.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop and direct extension and outreach programs in community nutrition, nutrition education, public health, and/or health disparities; serve as the state EFNEP Coordinator to provide training and technical support to EFNEP field educators, administrative oversight and required reporting to federal USDA EFNEP partners; collaborate with extension educators and outreach teams as well as other state and local agencies working with low income communities; participate in teaching undergraduate courses including basic nutrition, community nutrition, and/or related courses; provide academic and professional service; and collaborate with other faculty on community-based, nutrition education research.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences is one of eight academic units within the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, and offers instructional programs leading to B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Nutritional Sciences. At the undergraduate level, the Department offers programs in nutrition and dietetics. A food science minor is offered in collaboration with other departments in the College. Research programs include investigations of molecular and biochemical mechanisms of nutrient action and metabolism, effects of diet on health and chronic disease risk, nutrition education and prevention of childhood obesity, and community-based research to assess dietary intakes and needs for at-risk populations. Extension and outreach programs include EFNEP and SNAP-Ed targeted to individuals, families and populations with limited resources. Additional information is available about the Department and its extension/outreach programs at

Experience/Credentials Needed to Apply:

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in nutrition or closely related area; demonstrated interest or experience in extension programming in areas of community nutrition, nutrition education, public health, and/or health disparities; commitment to teaching and providing experiential learning opportunities for students; and effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

In order to be considered for appointment at the associate professor rank, the candidate must demonstrate a record of a leadership role in federally-funded extension and outreach programs such as the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed); and securing federal funding to support such programs.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience in directing, coordinating or administering extension programs (particularly EFNEP programs); community-based outreach and engagement, and outcome assessment; evidence of scholarly productivity; and ability to integrate multiculturalism and diversity with extension programming and teaching. Familiarity with food and nutrition policies and federal food assistance programs.

How to Apply:
Please visit UConn Jobs at, Faculty Positions to submit the following as one PDF document; a curriculum vitae, a statement on extension/outreach and teaching philosophy as related to the Department’s mission, a statement of commitment to diversity (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in extension and instruction programs and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.), and the names of three references and their contact information (addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers).

Screening of applicants will begin July 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016538)

Please contact Dr. Amy Mobley (; 860-486 5073) for further information regarding the application process.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at


Position Title: Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist
Organization: New Mexico State University, Department of Extension Family and Consumer Sciences 
City and State: Las Cruces, NM
Start Date: TBD

Posted: 5/20/2016

New Mexico State University is hiring an Extension Food and Nutrition Specialist in a 12-month, tenure track position. Joining the NMSU Family offers you competitive benefits, professional development opportunities, and many unique experiences associated with our locations and culture! The impact of our land grant mission of teaching, research, outreach, and public service extends far beyond New Mexico's borders. Whether you are new to our campus or the area, we invite you to take a Virtual Tour and visit our Prospective Employee webpage to see what NMSU has to offer you.

Position Summary:

- Provide statewide leadership for educational programs in food, nutrition and well-being; provide support for programs in diabetes education and obesity prevention.
- Interpret current research findings and develop written and other media to support educational programs for adult and youth audiences.
- Collaborate with family and consumer sciences agents in developing, implementing and assessing nutrition
- Collaborate with other state agencies in delivery of nutrition education.
- Provide training on new and current nutrition information and effective non-formal educational processes, program implementation and evaluation.
- Participate in functions and activities of home department, college and university.


Social Security, Workers’ Compensation, New Mexico Educational Retirement Benefits, Annual and Sick Leave, Group Medical and Hospital Insurance and Life Insurance.
NMSU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Experience/Credentials Needed to Apply

- Ph.D. or Ed.D. (in hand by hire date) required in Human Nutrition or closely related field.
- Registered dietitian or registry eligible required. 
- Understanding of the land-grant university mission. 
- Proven ability to conduct research and evaluation projects.
- Proven ability to provide leadership and coordination in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating educational programs related to food and nutritional needs throughout the life cycle.
- Proven ability to maintain positive relationships, to use oral and written communication skillfully; to work with people from varied ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Proven ability to interpret food and nutrition research findings and communicate to public and lay audiences.
- Proven ability to adapt to changing and wide-ranging technologies.

How to Apply:
For assistance with the application process please contact our Service Center at (575) 646-8000 or
Full position announcement can be found at: Posting will close on June 6,
Search committee chair:
Dr. Nancy Flores, Extension Family and Consumer Sciences
Box 30003, MSC 3AE
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: 575-646-1179



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