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Position Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor Public Health Nutrition

Organization: Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

City, State: Washington, DC

Application Deadline: Open until filled - 5/01/2015 start date

Position Posted: 10/9/2014


The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University is recruiting a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty member (12 month appointment) with expertise in the area of public health nutrition, including (but not restricted to) community nutrition, obesity prevention, food and nutrition policy, food security, the food and nutrition environment, food systems, nutrition assessment, nutrition epidemiology, or nutrition-related health promotion.


The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with a $40 million research portfolio. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in DC.


Primary responsibilities for the position include an active role in public health nutrition research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will devote approximately 50% effort to obtaining, implementing or overseeing funded research, and 50% to teaching, mentoring (students and junior faculty), and educational administration.


Qualifications for the position include: 1) an earned doctorate in nutrition, public health, or epidemiology; 2) relevant nutrition-related research experience; 3) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals; 4) evidence of (or potential for) obtaining independent external research funding, and 5) evidence of successful teaching and advising experience.


Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with expertise and experience. For the rank of associate or full professor, the candidate must have a demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching and obtaining independent research funding, and be a recognized leader in the field of public health nutrition.


Please upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. For questions about the position, please contact Kim Robien, PhD, RD at Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.


The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.



Position Title: Assistant Professor and Nutrition & Health Extension Specialist  

Organization: Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences

City, State: Stillwater, OK

Application Deadline: 12/1/2014

Position Posted: 10/23/2014


The Oklahoma State University Department of Nutritional Sciences and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service invite applications for an 11-month tenure-track position in Cooperative Extension with a portion of the appointment in the Community Nutrition Education Program. This is a full-time position starting in August 2015.



An earned doctorate in human nutrition, public health, health promotion or closely related is required. An emphasis in nutrition and health education especially in the context of rural health disparities is preferred. Registered Dietitian and Cooperative Extension Service is desirable. Experience with or evidence of potential to provide statewide leadership in developing, implementing and evaluating Cooperative Extension programs; developing an independent research program; securing external funding; mentoring graduate and undergraduate students is required. Strong oral and written communications skills; and ability to work with state agencies, the academic community, extension professionals and the pubilc is essential. Active membership in appropriate organizations is desired.



Oklahoma has some of the highest obesity, type-2 diabetes, and other chronic disease rates in the country. It also has the lowest or near the lowest physical activity, fruit intake and vegetable intake rates. The successful candidate will be expected to provide state-wide leadership in developing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive research-based Cooperative Extension programs that address the state's problems. Research, publication in peer-reviewed outlets and seeking extramural funding will be required. This position is housed in the Department of Nutritional Sciences and coordinates with the Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Extension, Cooperative Extension State Specialists, Cooperative Extension County Educators and others in the state. The successful candidate will support the work of the Nutrition Impact Team and its partners. Service on committees and to the profession is expected.


How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted online at Please search for Requisition #11177. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following documents:

1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2. Letter of Application/Cover Letter (3-page maximum) including a statement of community nutrition, health and/or wellness experience; any experience with Cooperative Extension, EFNEP and/or SNAP-Ed; and description of research area with plans for obtaining extramural funding.

3. Contact information for three references: name, mailing address, e-mail address, and phone number.


To ensure consideration: Online application must be received by December 1, 2014


For questions about the position, please email Dr. Nancy Betts ( or call 405-744-5040. For questions about the application process, email or call 405-744-7401.





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