Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nutrition and/or Exercise Physiology

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Nutrition and/or Exercise Physiology
Location: Columbia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 28008
Application Materials

Complete the brief online application. be prepared to upload Curriculum Vitae, a narrative of research and educational interests, and the names and contact information of three professional references.

Job Description

The University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure track faculty position nutrition and / or exercise physiology at any level - assistant to full professor. The successful applicant will have a MD/DO and/or PhD with formal training in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or a closely related discipline with postdoctoral research experience. For an associate or full professor, a strong and established track record of external funding is expected. At the assistant professor level, strong promise of obtaining and sustaining a nationally funded research program is expected.

The NEP department is part of three colleges, College of Human Environmental Sciences, College of Agriculture Food and Natural Resources, and the School of Medicine. The tenure home for this position will be in the School of Medicine. The recently renovated Gwynn Hall features new research facilities for NEP including new biochemistry wet labs, the MU Nutritional Center for Health (MUNCH) consisting of a research metabolic kitchen, a state of the art teaching kitchen and observational behavior lab. The metabolic kitchen has the capacity for fully controlled feeding studies for cohorts as large as 50 for in house dining or 150 for pack out studies. MUNCH is adjacent to MU Physical Activity and Wellness (MU PAW) facility which has 4 human subject rooms, a DXA, BODPOD, metabolic carts, ultrasound and blood draw and processing facilities. Additional facilities routinely used by NEP researchers include the Brain Imaging Center where comprehensive full body imaging, fMRI and spectroscopy are performed and the Clinical Research Center, an inpatient metabolic research unit in University Hospital and a full complement of animal facilities and core research facilities ( ).

We are seeking investigators that will collaborate and synergize with existing investigators in NEP and across campus and utilize the physical resources recently built. Strong research areas on campus include obesity, metabolism and cardiovascular diseases. It is expected the faculty will contribute to the educational missions including medical student and graduate education. Information about the department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology can be found at the departmental link (


MD/DO and/or PhD w/formal training in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology or a closely related discipline with postdoctoral research experience.

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

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