The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University is searching for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track faculty member in the area of behavioral nutrition. This position will be at the Assistant Professor rank and will begin August 2018. An earned academic doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) in nutrition is required. Research expertise on ingestive behavior or the impact of behavioral interventions or the environment on dietary intake or risk factors for chronic diseases that is complementary to research interests of existing faculty in the School and College of Health and Human Services is desirable. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate courses in promotion of healthy eating and physical activity, community nutrition or medical nutrition therapy. Previous teaching experience and registration as a dietitian are desirable.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Engage in research leading to peer-reviewed publications and seek external funding to support and promote research. Mentor and supervise master’s student’s research projects. Engage in School, University, community, and professional services.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences is in the College of Health and Human Services, one of seven colleges at San Diego State University. The School offers B.S. degrees in Kinesiology (with emphasis areas in Pre-Physical Therapy, Fitness Specialist, and Exercise Generalist), Athletic Training, and Foods and Nutrition; an M.S. degree in Kinesiology (including a specialization in Applied Movement Science); M.S. degrees in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences; and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. SDSU has an enrollment of over 36,000 students and is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. For additional information visit the School (http://ens.sdsu.edu) and University (www.sdsu.edu) websites. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
APPLICATIONS: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of materials will begin on October 1, 2017 and applications will remain confidential until the candidate accepts an offer for an on-campus interview. Candidates should apply via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/43547
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The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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