Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor



Job ID 11587
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Location Columbia



Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job Description

Tenure Track Position in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

The University of Missouri

The University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in nutrition and exercise physiology. The successful applicant will have a PhD in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or a closely related discipline with postdoctoral research experience. Preference will be given to those candidates with formal training/experience in both nutrition and exercise. At the assistant professor level, strong promise of obtaining and sustaining a nationally funded research program is expected. For more senior levels, an established track record of external funding is expected. Work in humans or translational work that will utilize these new facilities (below) will also be given priority. In the Fall of 2013 a newly renovated building will open including the MU Nutritional Center for Health (MUNCH) consisting of a research metabolic kitchen, a state of the art teaching kitchen and observational behavior lab. In addition new wet lab facilities and human nutrition and exercise research facilities (MU-Physical Activity and Wellness program: MU-PAW) will be included. MUNCH and MU-PAW will be located near the MU Child Development Lab. The NEP department is part of three colleges, College of Human Environmental Sciences (HES), College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources, and the School of Medicine. The tenure home for this position will be in HES. It is expected the faculty will contribute to undergraduate and graduate education in the department. Information about the department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology can be found at the departmental link (http://ns.missouri.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Competitive salary and start-up funds will be provided to successful candidates.

Located midway between St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is a vibrant university town that is consistently ranked among the top small cities to live in America. To apply for this position (job posting reference #7388) please visit the MU web site at http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic/. Please submit curriculum vitae, a narrative of research and educational interests, and the names and contact information of three references.

For additional information about the position, please contact: Christopher Hardin (hardinc@missouri.edu)

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