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Tenure-track adjunct Professor in Nutritional/ Clinical Epidemiology:University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Tenure-track adjunct Professor in Nutritional/Clinical Epidemiology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

December 4, 2017
Job location:
Lincoln, Nebraska

Full Time - practiced
Academic / Research
Required suitable education


The Nebraska Food for Health Center (NFHC) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) invites applications for a position as a tenure-track adjunct Professor in Nutritional/Clinical Epidemiology. We are seeking for motivated individuals to develop a high-impact research program that emphasizes population-located approaches to define factors that influence individualized responses to dietary components in humans. Candidates interested in epidemiologic factors influencing metabolism and/or features of the gut microbiome are especially encouraged to apply. The candidate will work closely with a highly-interdisciplinary team of NFHC faculty to study responsiveness of healthy and disease populations to dietary modulation with specific food components. In the context of collaborative NFHC projects, the candidate will contribute to study design, implementation, and analysis/interpretation of the corresponding multi-dimensional data sets. More information about the position can be found at the NFHC website (
The university and department are strongly committed to achieving diversity among faculty and staff. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of under-represented groups and strongly encourage women and persons of color to apply for this position.
Minimum qualifications include a Ph.D. in Epidemiology, Public Health, Biostatistics, Data and Computational Sciences, or other significant field. Preferred qualifications included demonstrated practice in human clinical studies and/or population-located study involving multi-dimensional data sets that include nutritional/dietary data and clinical or biomedical measurements. Evidence of a strong publication record, demonstrated success or potential for obtaining funding, excellent communication expertise, and practice working and leading multi-disciplinary teams are preferred. prosperous candidates will join a team of NFHC faculty from diverse disciplines across the University of Nebraska System that are united by the NFHC discovery-translation research platform. This platform links discovery of molecular components in food crops that can influence composition/function of the gut microbiome with translational study of emerging candidates in animal models and human populations.
UNL is a land grant institution with a strong commitment to research, teaching, outreach, and service. UNL is a Carnegie Foundation ‚ÄúDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity‚ÄĚ university and is committed to further strengthening its research standing.
For consideration, candidates must complete the online faculty form and submit application materials at The following attachments will be required: 1) A letter of interest with statements on research plans and teaching philosophy; 2) CV with contact information for three references; 3) Cover letter, and 4) PDFs of up to five significant publications (must be combined into one document).
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and continue until the position has been filled. Inquiries regarding the position or the application process should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Tricia LeVan,
As an EO/AA employer, qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, discapability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See


Additional income Information: income is Commensurate with education and practice.

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie ‚ÄúR1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity‚ÄĚ category. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universitie...s (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869.

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