Assistant/Associate Professor, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

East Lansing, MI
Apr 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 4569

Internal Posting Date: 12-07-2016

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 01-01-2017

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Primary Department: 10002348 FOOD SCIENCE & HUMAN NUTRITION ANR

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100%


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Position Summary: The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Michigan State University invites applications for an Assistant or Associate professor, academic-year (9-month) faculty position focused on solving problems at the interface of global food security, nutrition, and human health. This position is part of MSU's Global Impact Initiative, and an emerging initiative in the area of Global Nutrition. The successful candidate will link aspects of food security and nutrition to global health and welfare (economic and human development). This individual will conduct research focused on nutritional status of at-risk populations worldwide: health risks that may result from either under nutrition or over-nutrition (or both), and determinants of nutritional status in communities worldwide: both in the US and in other countries around the globe.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements A MD or Ph.D. in Public Health, International Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Food Science, or a closely related discipline is required.

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Special Instructions to Applicants: Online application is required via MSU's online job application website. Qualified applicants should submit a) a cover letter b) CV c) a statement of teaching/research philosophy that specifically addresses the alignment between your goals and CANR's focus on excellence through diversity and inclusion, including summary of your experience with, or interest in working in diverse classrooms and communities. d) names and contact information for up to three professional references. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Hannah Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Search Committee, Felicia Wu (

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Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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