The Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences in the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is recruiting an open-rank tenured or tenure track faculty member in the area of energy balance and weight regulation.
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.
Applicants must have: 1) an earned doctorate in nutrition science, exercise physiology, metabolism or a related field; 2) at least two years of experience as a post-doctoral fellow conducting research at the clinical or community-level; 3) experience teaching in the subjects of nutrition, metabolism, obesity, or physiology at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, 4) experience with interventions, dietary, and physical activity assessment, 5) relevant publications in peer-reviewed journals, 6) evidence of obtaining or continuing to obtain independent, external research funding, and 7) evidence of leadership in the field of obesity, weight regulation, nutrition and/or physical activity research.
Special Instructions to Applicants::
Please complete an online faculty application 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 November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.
Internal Number: 56660
About George Washington University
GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. The university has more than 20,000 students from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy.