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adjunct/ Associate/ Full Professor- Nutrition Program - (Molecular Nutrition):Arizona State University

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adjunct/Associate/Full Professor- Nutrition Program - (Molecular Nutrition)
Arizona State University

November 14, 2017
Job location:
Phoenix, Arizona

Full Time - practiced
Academic / Research
Required suitable education


The College of Health Solutions and the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) at Arizona State University (ASU) are seeking a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of adjunct or associate professor in the area of molecular nutrition focused on nutrigenetic and nutrigenomic causes of metabolic and/or vascular disease. Areas of interest include epigenetics, proteomics, microbiome-gene interactions and non-coding RNA. We will also consider exceptionally strong candidates for full professor and exceptionally strong candidates from other fields of nutrition. The candidate will have the capability to work closely with SNHP faculty including nutrition, exercise, and behavioral scientists; epidemiologists; psychologists; and physiologists; in the areas of behavior change, community-located interventions, food security, food and nutrition policy, metabolism, dietary and physical activity assessment methods development, microbiome, and exercise physiology. The position will be housed within the ASU's Center for Metabolic and Vascular Biology at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona. This setting provides an established collaborative environment between ASU and Mayo Clinic investigators conducting a wide variety of research in metabolic biology, including muscle protein metabolism, adipose tissue metabolism, obesity, insulin resistance, cancer, and inflammation. The Clinical Studies Infusion Unit at Mayo Clinic supports human studies that can involve a wide array of invasive procedures.
The school supports academic programs in Nutrition (NTR), Exercise and Wellness (EXW), Kinesiology (KIN), and Health Sciences (HSC), and has one of the largest Didactic Dietetics and Dietetic Internship programs in the country. Besides multiple undergraduate programs, the SNHP offers programs leading to MS in Nutrition, MS in Nutrition (Dietetics), MS in Obesity avoidance and Management, MS in Exercise and Wellness, MS in Clinical Exercise Physiology, and interdisciplinary PhD in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness.
Responsibilities for this position include developing an active externally funded research program (60% which moves to 40% after two years), teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and mentoring students in research (20% which moves to 40% after two years), and providing service to the program and university as well as to the community and profession (20%). The ideal candidate will present evidence of a prosperous research trajectory, including a strong publication record and evidence of grantsmanship consistent with rank, and a strong commitment to high quality teaching and student mentoring.
The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances to improve health results through education, research and service. We equip students with the expertise and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. The college's research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science, and measurement of health results. In all cases, the CHS focus is to use interdisciplinary approaches to covering the complex systems that underpin all health problems.
For additional information regarding ASU, the College of Health Solutions, and the School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, go to: and

Required Appropriate qualifications: PhD degree in nutritional biochemistry or related field such as genomics, metabolomics, or molecular biology practice in writing and securing grants: evidence of grant submissions annually and grant awards commensurate with rank practice conducting and publishing research: evidence of annually published peer reviewed articles commensurate with rank practice teaching courses at the college level: evidence of prosperous university teaching in-person and/or online commensurate with rank
Desired Appropriate qualifications: skills in metabolic and/or vascular disease Demonstrated capability to work and communicate effectively with colleagues Registered Dietitian Nutritionist practice mentoring graduate students in research and publishing Application Deadline and Procedures Initial close date for the position is 1/15/18. Applications are reviewed weekly thereafter until the search is closed.
To apply, click to submit the following: A letter of interest addressed to Dr. Carol Johnston (, including the name of the position for which you are applying, your qualifications, and professional practice Curriculum vitae Information for three professional references (their position, title, e-mail, phone number). References will not be contacted until the candidate progresses to the latter stages of the search process.
If you have questions regarding the recruitment process, Contact Us by A background check is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, discapability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. (See ASU's complete non-discrimination statement and )


Additional income Information: competitive

Internal Number: 46653

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About Arizona State University
The School of Nutrition and Health Promotion (SNHP) is dedicated to the provision of a rigorous, high caliber education for students interested in Nutrition, Health Science, Exercise Science, Health Promotion, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Science, and Public Health. SNHP is within the College of Health Solutions. At the pulse of health, the College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to dev...eloping the health workforce of the future.The SNHP's research is housed in the Healthy Lifestyles Research Center (HLRC), which has an impressive array of research facilities and equipment (e.g., research metabolic kitchen with dining area, clinical chemistry and biochemistry research laboratory, body composition and exercise laboratory), located in the newly constructed facilities in ABC-1 (Arizona Biomedical Complex) of the Downtown Phoenix Campus. The HLRC has been developed to facilitate interactions among SNHP faculty and to promote collaborative research. Its mission is to encompass basic science, clinical, behavioral and community research, the promotion of physical activity and healthy eating, the integration of transdisciplinary efforts, and the training of graduate students in healthy lifestyles research.

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