Associate Professor in Nutrition, 9 Month Salaried (Nutrition Food & Exercise Sciences)

Job description

Job ID: 42377

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Apply On Or Before: 01/01/9999


Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences


The successful applicant will be expected to: (1) develop/maintain a nationally and internationally recognized, independent, focused, and extramurally funded research program and (2) contribute to the Department’s teaching and service efforts at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the candidate’s area of expertise. Additionally, the applicant is expected to recruit and mentor graduate students.


Applicants must have a Ph.D. in nutrition-related fields, including, but not limited to: Biochemistry, Physiology, and Cell and Molecular Biology. Associate Professor applicants should have an established externally funded research program with a mechanistic disease based focus that will complement the Department’s ongoing research activity. Areas of interest include basic and clinical research in human disease prevention and treatment, including diabetes, cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity and gastrointestinal health.

Contact Info

Gloria Salazar, PhD, Search Committee Chair
Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1493
Email: [email protected]

University Information

Applicants are encouraged to explore the College of Human Sciences web site for more information about the Department and College. The Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences is the 4th largest department at Florida State University (FSU) with more than 1,500 undergraduate and more than 100 graduate students. The department offers undergraduate majors in Nutrition, Dietetics, Food, Exercise Science, and Athletic Training. The department also offers graduate degrees at the master's and doctoral level in Nutrition, Food Science and Exercise Physiology. Florida State University holds the Carnegie Research University designation as a very high research activity institution. It is located in Florida’s capital city of Tallahassee. Florida State University has been officially designated as a preeminent research university by the Florida Legislature as a result of having met a set of rigorous benchmarks. FSU is ranked #25 among public institutions in Forbes' 2017 "Best Value Colleges."

Anticipated Salary Range

Anticipated salary is $96,000

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. Be prepared to upload (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of future research plan, and (4) names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references. All applications will be held in confidence and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

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Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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