Assistant or Associate Professor of Nutritional Clinical Trials and/or Nutritional Metabolism
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop an independent and collaborative research program to study the effects of foods, nutrients and dietary patterns on biomarkers, disease risk factors, omics outcomes, and other mechanisms by which foods and nutrients affect chronic disease. The candidate’s focus may include atherosclerosis, dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes, or other conditions related to nutrition and metabolism. Expertise in clinical trials of dietary interventions that include disease-related outcomes, especially when linked to fundamental mechanisms, is desirable.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Public Health Nutrition
Situated within a vibrant school of public health, the Nutrition Department has an exceptional and diverse portfolio of research in public health nutrition and nutrition epidemiology and trains doctoral and postdoctoral students in each of these areas. The faculty are actively engaged in an extensive range of cross-disciplinary research topics including community interventions to prevent childhood obesity, sociocultural attitudes and diet quality in underserved populations, national food policy in relation to WIC, SNAP and the National School Lunch Program, and the influence of behavioral economics on food choice and dietary patterns.