Professor and Chair of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Feb 01, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


I. RECRUITMENT PLAN

Posting Number: F001035 Academic Title: Professor and Chair of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Rank: Administrative Title: Chair of the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Discipline Public Health Specialty: Contract Type: With Tenure Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 07/01/2017 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is seeking applications for the Chair of its Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences with appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure or must be tenure eligible. The School is accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health with vigorous programs of undergraduate and graduate-level education and research spanning six departments: Environmental and Occupational Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Global Health, Health Policy and Management, and Prevention and Community Health.

The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty and a rapidly growing 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 as well as the numerous non-governmental and international organizations that are headquartered in DC. The School of Public Health has laboratory facilities in a brand new state of the art Science and Engineering Hall located in the heart of the GWU Foggy Bottom campus. The Exercise and Nutrition Sciences department has two fitness testing facilities, one located in Washington, DC near the Foggy Bottom campus and one in Ashburn, Virginia on GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

The mission of the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is to teach, conduct research, and engage in community-focused public health practice that produces measurable benefits for individuals, communities, and populations. The Department explores the science of how physical activity and nutrition impact human health, prevent disease, and promote wellness and translates that science into practice and policy.

The successful candidate will lead the Department's efforts in external and alumni engagement, will continue to secure extramural research funding and support the endeavors of faculty in this regard, and will represent the Department in governance and service in both the School and University. The Chair will work closely with faculty, staff, and students in supporting the academic, research, and practice missions of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have an earned relevant doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, ScD, DrPH, or MD) and have led an accomplished career in a discipline related to exercise or nutrition science. Applicants must demonstrate organizational, management, and leadership skills. Applicants must have achievements commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor (with tenure or must be tenure eligible), including proven accomplishments in education and in scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications and an established record of research funding that has resulted in national and/or international prominence in the field of exercise, nutrition sciences, or a related discipline. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, student advisement, and mentorship of junior faculty and research staff.

Advertised Salary: Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please upload: 1) a curriculum vitae and 2) a letter of interest, including a statement of qualifications. Individuals seeking additional information about submission procedures can contact sphfacaffairs@gwu.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 21, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment 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 or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have an earned relevant doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, ScD, DrPH, or MD)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to demonstrate organizational, management, and leadership skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, student advisement, and mentorship of junior faculty and research staff?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you an established record of research funding that has resulted in national and/or international prominence in the field of exercise, nutrition sciences, or a related discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have proven accomplishments in education and scholarship as evidenced by peer reviewed publications?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you led an accomplished career in a discipline related to exercise or nutrition sciences?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have achievements commensurate with appointment at the rank of Professor with tenure or are you tenure eligible?
    • YES
    • NO




Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    PI96712411