The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is recruiting a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor (12 month appointment) in the area of cardiometabolic exercise physiology.
The Milken Institute School of Public Health has a diverse and growing faculty, with approximately $80 million in research funding. As the only school of public health in the nation’s capital, faculty and students have a unique opportunity to work closely with government agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Agriculture and the National Cancer Institute, as well as the numerous non-governmental organizations that are headquartered in the metropolitan DC area.
Primary responsibilities for the position include an active role in research, teaching, and service. The successful candidate will devote approximately 50% effort to obtaining, implementing or overseeing funded research, and 50% to teaching and mentoring both undergraduate and graduate students. It is expected that the successful applicant will conduct human research within the field of cardiometabolic exercise physiology (particularly at the cellular/molecular level) and will collaborate with ongoing research in the Department and the School, including physical activity, nutrition, and obesity research.
To apply, please complete an online faculty application at http://www.gwu.jobs/postings/47785 and upload the following documents: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; and 3) a statement of teaching and mentoring experience. Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
Applicants must have: 1) an earned doctorate in kinesiology or a related field; 2) at least two years of experience as a post-doctoral fellow conducting research at the cellular and molecular level; 3) at least two years of undergraduate teaching experience specifically in human biology or physiology courses as the sole (or lead) instructor, 4) experience teaching at the graduate level, 5) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals, 6) evidence of obtaining independent, external research funding, and 7) evidence of leadership in the field of kinesiology or physiology.
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