Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Asst/Assoc Professor NHM, Community Nutrition & Public Health - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of Human Nutrition and Hospitality Management is one of five departments in the College of Human Environmental Sciences at The University of Alabama. The undergraduate Food and Nutrition major has three tracks: coordinated program in dietetics, didactic program in dietetics, and nutrition science. The department also offers a Master of Science in Human Nutrition.

• Teach courses at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral level in support of the Food and Nutrition baccalaureate program, Master of Science in Human Nutrition program, and Nutrition concentration in the Ph.D. in Health Education/Promotion program.
•Establish an active, focused research program in the area of community nutrition.
•Seek extramural research funding.
•Assist in program development.
•Advise and mentor students.
•Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants should have a strong background in community nutrition with the ability to establish and sustain a research agenda in the area of community nutrition.
•PhD or DrPH, required
•Registered Dietitian, required
•Must have at least 18 hours of graduate level nutrition courses, preferably in the area of community nutrition
•Evidence of the ability to teach at the collegiate level
•Ability to teach community nutrition, nutrition education, and/or nutrition epidemiology
•Evidence of the potential to establish a related research program

Additional Position Information

Preliminary review of applications to begin December 2014.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching philosophy online. Three letters of reference are also required, and can be either attached online, or have them mailed to the attention of: Dr. Kristi Crowe, Dept. of Human Nutrition & Hospitality Management, Box 870311, 403 Russell Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0311. An official transcript of your most advanced degree is also required.It can be mailed to Dr. Crowe’s attention, or emailed digitally to: Also, you can attach one other document, if you choose to do so, in “Other Document 1”.

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter