The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP), Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, Washington State University Health Sciences in Spokane, WA, invites applications for two permanent, full-time, tenure-track, 9-month academic appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor. Position 1 will begin no later than May 1 and position 2 no later than August 16, 2018. More information about NEP can be found on our homepage: https://medicine.wsu.edu/nutrition-and-exercise-physiology/.
Duties: Tenure-track faculty members in NEP are expected to teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students; develop and conduct a program of independent, collaborative, and/or cross-disciplinary research, leading to peer-reviewed publications; pursue internal and external grant funding; and provide service to the department, college, university, public and/or profession. We are seeking applicants with a research focus in clinical- or community-based populations.
· Position 1 will teach courses and conduct research in exercise science, and will be responsible for directing the undergraduate exercise internship.
· Position 2 will teach courses and conduct research in human nutritional sciences.
Requirements: Both positions require an earned terminal degree (e.g., PhD) by the hire date. Position 1 will be in exercise physiology, exercise science, kinesiology or related field, and will also require certification as an ACSM CEP or RCEP by the hire date. Position 2 will be in human nutrition, nutritional sciences, or related field, and will also require the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) credential by the hire date. Candidates with at least 1 year of postdoctoral research experience preferred. Candidates not currently holding CEP/RCEP or RD/RDN credentials must be eligible to sit for the examination prior to the start date.
Applications: Submit: 1) Letter of Application summarizing qualifications, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) contact information for three professional references who will provide a letter of recommendation. The application materials must be submitted online at: www.wsujobs.com. Review of applications will begin February 15, 2018 and continue until filled. Questions should be directed to Professor and Department Chair, Glen Duncan (509-358-7875; firstname.lastname@example.org).
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