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Assistant Adjunct Professor - Nutritional Sciences

University of California, Berkeley
San Francisco

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Assistant Adjunct Professor - Nutritional Sciences - Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology

Position overview Position title: Assistant Adjunct Professor
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: The current base salary range for this position is $75,100-$83,800. "Off-scale" salaries, which yield compensation that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

Percent time: 55%

Anticipated start: As soon as July 2023. Exact start date is negotiable.

Application Window
Open date: May 5, 2023

Next review date: Friday, May 19, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Adjunct Professor nine-month position, in the area of nutritional sciences. This position will be fully funded by the Master of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics (MNSD) program. Candidates are not expected to be self-funded for the activities expected for this position. As an Assistant Adjunct Professor, candidates should exhibit clear potential to develop an excellent record in research, teaching, and service.

We seek an individual who will be contributing to the department and the Master of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics (MNSD) program by teaching MNSD courses, guiding students through their research experience and capstone projects, and participating in department and MNSD program committee assignments and tasks as requested by the committee chair or department chair (e.g., assist with admissions, fundraising efforts and grants, program events, identifying sites and collaborators for research experiences and supervised practice internships, assist with student placements, and/or other tasks as needed). We are particularly interested in an individual whose research focuses on the developmental origins of health and disease.

The Department of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology at the University of California, Berkeley offers a highly interactive environment with world-class research being conducted in a wide range of areas in Metabolic Biology, Molecular Toxicology, and Nutritional Sciences. Numerous opportunities exist for interactions and collaborations with colleagues at UC Berkeley and in the Bay Area.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Advanced degree or enrolled in an advanced degree program at the time of application

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • Advanced degree is required by the start date of the job
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)

Preferred qualifications
Ph.D., or equivalent international degree

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research - statement describing your current and proposed research
  • Statement of Teaching and Service - statement of teaching and service describing your prior teaching experience, teaching philosophy, and future teaching interests. In addition, a description of prior and proposed academic, professional, and/or community service experience.
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to
  • Copy of Publication 1 - copy of a publication such as journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters, or other products
  • Copy of Publication 2 - copy of a publication such as journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters, or other products
  • Copy of Publication 3 - copy of a publication such as journal articles, book chapters, dissertation chapters, or other products

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Applicants should include the names and contact information of three references. Letters of reference may be requested of finalists.
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Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs - With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer (IX) contract, Postdoctoral (PX) contract, Academic Researcher (RA) contract, and Librarian (LX ) contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

Job location
Berkeley, CA

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